By Michael Jerchel

In 1963 West Germany and the us signed an contract to increase the simplest tank on this planet - the MBT/KPz-70. even though by means of 1970 this venture used to be stopped, West Germany used the elements created for the MBT/KPz-70 to enhance a brand new major conflict tank - the Leopard 2. in view that 1979, whilst the 1st Leopard 2 rolled off the construction line, the Leopard 2 has passed through numerous variations, and has been exported to numerous ecu nations. improved through Osprey's signature color plates and cutaway paintings, this booklet examines the improvement of the Leopard 2 from the 1st batch to its evolution into the enhanced Leopard 2 A5, detailing its positive aspects and variants.

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But hardly anyone says Jeˆ-an—the name of the Jeˆ branch of the Macro-Jeˆ family is Jeˆ. This is a matter of personal choice. In some cases, adding -an is a way of distinguishing a language from the family named after it. This is why most people refer to the family which was named after the language called Tucano as Tucanoan. In just one case, using -an with the name of a family is totally unacceptable in scholarly work. The largest family in South America and Central America is Arawak, also known—especially among North American scholars—as Maipure or Maipuran.

12. g. 2 is the second example in Chapter 2 and so on. 13. The analysis is cast in terms of basic linguistic theory, the fundamental typological theoretical apparatus ‘that underlies all work in describing languages and formulating universals about the nature of human language’, where ‘justification must be given for every piece of analysis, with a full train of argumentation’ (Dixon 2010, 1997: 132; see also Dixon 1994: xvi). 2 Imperatives worldwide For many linguists and language learners alike, ‘imperative’ implies a command to a second person—such as English Get out!

This book is not an encyclopaedia of imperatives, nor can it be the last word on imperatives, commands and related issues. As Bolinger (1991: 319) puts it, ‘no matter how wide the net is cast, a fish or two always escapes’. My apologies to the fish which got accidentally left out. Let upcoming ichthyologists cast their nets wider. Notes 1. Mood, as grammatical category expressing a speech act, has been discussed by Palmer (1986), Jakobson (1995), Chung and Timberlake (1985: 241), and many more. Mood should not be confused with modality, understood as a grammatical category covering the degree of certainty of a statement (epistemic), obligation (deontic), and permission (see Palmer 1986; and also Narrog 2005 and Nuyts 2006, among others).

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