The use of case forms in Modern Danish - an empirical study

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The use of case forms in Modern Danish - an empirical study. / Jensen, Eva Skafte; Schack, Jørgen; Heegård, Jan.

In: Acta Linguistica Hafniensia: International Journal of Linguistics , Vol. 55, No. 2, 2023.

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Jensen, ES, Schack, J & Heegård, J 2023, 'The use of case forms in Modern Danish - an empirical study', Acta Linguistica Hafniensia: International Journal of Linguistics , vol. 55, no. 2. https://doi.org/https://doi-org.ep.fjernadgang.kb.dk/10.1080/03740463.2023.2290892

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Jensen, E. S., Schack, J., & Heegård, J. (2023). The use of case forms in Modern Danish - an empirical study. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia: International Journal of Linguistics , 55(2). https://doi.org/https://doi-org.ep.fjernadgang.kb.dk/10.1080/03740463.2023.2290892

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Jensen ES, Schack J, Heegård J. The use of case forms in Modern Danish - an empirical study. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia: International Journal of Linguistics . 2023;55(2). https://doi.org/https://doi-org.ep.fjernadgang.kb.dk/10.1080/03740463.2023.2290892

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Jensen, Eva Skafte ; Schack, Jørgen ; Heegård, Jan. / The use of case forms in Modern Danish - an empirical study. In: Acta Linguistica Hafniensia: International Journal of Linguistics . 2023 ; Vol. 55, No. 2.

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