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Schäfer, Lea; Schallert, Oliver (2019): Languages without Grammar? Typological Comparison of the Morpho-syntactic Structure of Numerals in German Special Languages. In: Sprachwissenschaft, Vol. 44, No. 4: pp. 385-405
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Abstract

Research has so far assumed that German sublanguages (i.e. secret languages, sociolects, and dealer languages) do not have any independent grammatical structures. Taking the morpho-syntactic structure of numerals as an example, this article shows that grammatical patterns of the donor languages that clearly differ from German (Romani, Yiddish, Hebrew) can also become productive in those languages.