Chapter published in:Studies in West Frisian Grammar
Selected papers by Germen J. de Haan
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 161] 2010
► pp. 47–62
Chapter 3. Syntax of Old Frisian
After noting some specific problems of the study of the syntax of Old Frisian, this paper summarizes the main points of the syntactic aspects of Old Frisian that have been published. These main points include verbal syntax, a.o. verb second and the verbal complex, properties of the subject, case and word order, negation, and some aspects of the structure of complex sentences, in particular relative clauses and conjunctions.