The Philosophy of Grammar

By Otto Jespersen

© 2006 – Routledge

360 pages

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About the Book

This book was first published in 1924.

Table of Contents

1. Living grammar

2. Systematic grammar

3. Systematic grammar (continued)

4. Parts of speech

5. Substantive and adjectives

6. Parts of speech (concluded)

7. The three ranks

8. Junction and nexus

9. Various kinds of nexus

10. Nexus-substantives. Final words on nexus

11. Subject and predicate

12. Object. Active and passive

13. Case

14. Number

15. Number (concluded)

16. Person

17. Sex and Gender

18. Comparison

19. Time and tense

20. Time and tense (concluded

21. Direct and indirect speech

22. Classification of utterances

23. Moods

24. Negation

25. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General