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  • Ternary rhythm 

    Rice, Curt (Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2011)
    Most languages with iterative stress patterns show a simple rhythmic alternation between stressed and unstressed syllables. But in a few cases, stress appears not on every second syllable, but rather on every third one. ...
  • Testing the Semantic Homogeneity Constraint: Analogical change and Russian verbs 

    Makarova, Anastasia; Nesset, Tore (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    Although it has been widely assumed in historical linguistics that semantics plays a crucial role in analogical change, it is difficult to pinpoint the contribution of the semantic factor, since meaning and form work closely ...
  • Time and space in parallel streams: in place of an introduction 

    Janda, Laura Alexis (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    We are pleased to present Space and Time in Russian Temporal Expressions as a special issue of Russian Linguistics, guest edited by Laura A. Janda, Stephen M. Dickey, and Tore Nesset. Here we offer some of the research ...
  • Tospråklighet og ordstilling i norske possessivkonstruksjoner 

    Anderssen, Merete; Westergaard, Marit (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    I norske eiendomskonstruksjoner kan possessiven enten stå foran eller etter substantivet. Når enspråklige norske barn tilegner seg disse strukturene, foretrekker de først den foranstilte possessiven, selv om denne er mye ...
  • TROLLing: Open data for linguists 

    Janda, Laura Alexis (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2014)
    TROLLing: Open Data for Linguists The field of linguistics has taken a quantitative turn in recent years (Janda 2013). The majority of conference presentations, articles, and books in our field now involve some kind of ...
  • Tromsø som samisk by? – Språkideologier og medienes rolle i språkdebatten 

    Hiss, Florian (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    This article presents a critical analysis of the discursive practices in the public debate on Sámi language in Tromsø. The conflict around the political plan of Tromsø municipality to join the administrative area for the ...
  • Truncation without truncation 

    Nesset, Tore (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2004)
    In this paper I explore a long-standing issue in Russian linguistics, viz. the relationship between the so-called One-Stem System (Jakobson 1948) and the more traditional Two-Stem System from the perspective of the ...
  • Two structural positions for locative and directional PPs in Norwegian motion constructions 

    Tungseth, Mai Ellin (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2003)
    This paper discusses two types of constructions in Norwegian where a combination of a verb of motion and a prepositional phrase are ambiguous between a reading of directed motion and a reading of located motion. Based on ...
  • "Two ways to get out : radial Category Profiling and the Russian Prefixes vy- and iz-" 

    Nesset, Tore; Endresen, Anna; Janda, Laura Alexis (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    We undertake a detailed analysis of the two closely related Russian aspectual prefixes vy- and iz. The meanings of these prefixes are analyzed in terms of networks of related subcategories, termed radial categories. This ...
  • Un aspecto de la sintaxis de los cardinales complejos 

    Fabregas, Antonio (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
  • Upravlenie, soglasovanie, primykanie = Government, agreement, and adjunction 

    Lönngren, Lennart (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2007)
    This is an attempt to give a strictly formal and semantically motivated definition of the syntactic concepts of government, agreement, and adjunction. Government and adjunction are related to the strength of the syntactic ...
  • Usage-based vs. Rule-based Learning: The Acquisition of Word Order in Wh-Questions in English and Norwegian 

    Westergaard, Marit (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2009)
    This paper discusses different approaches to language acquisition in relation to children’s acquisition of word order in wh-questions in English and Norwegian. While generative models assert that children set major word ...
  • V-to-I movement in the absence of morphological cues: Evidence from adult and child Northern Norwegian 

    Bentzen, Kristine (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2003)
    Several people have pointed out that there seems to be a close correlation between inflectional morphology and verb movement (see e.g. Kosmeijer 1986, Holmberg & Platzack 1988). The nature of this correlation has been ...
  • Verb particles in Older Icelandic 

    Hróarsdóttir, Thorbjörg (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2008)
  • Verbal Prefixation and Metaphor: How Does Metaphor Interact with Constructions? 

    Sokolova, Svetlana (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    This article argues that metaphorical and non-metaphorical content find different expression on the constructional level. The hypothesis is supported by two empirical case studies of the Russian Locative Alternation verbs, ...
  • Verbal Prefixes in Russian: Conceptual structure versus syntax 

    Tolskaya, Inna Konstantinovna (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014-06-09)
    At a first glance, the variety of possible denotations of a given prefix might appear a chaotic set of idiomatic meanings, e.g. the prefix za- may refer to the beginning of an action, movement to a position behind an ...
  • The Vitae of Nil Sorskii’s “Sobornik”: Translation or Periphrasis? 

    Lönngren, Tamara (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2003)
    This paper attempts to show that Nil Sorskii, the author of the well-known three-volume “Sobornik”, in compiling this collection of ancient Greek vitae used Greek texts as well as Slavonic translations. He compared ...
  • Vowel reduction in Russian: no phonetics in phonology 

    Iosad, Pavel (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    Much recent work concentrates on the role of sonority in the phenomenon of vowel reduction, capitalizing on the two facts that reduction involves raising and/or shortening and that higher vowels and schwa are normally ...
  • West Greenlandic antipassive 

    Schmidt, Bodil Kappel (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2003)
    On the basis of syntactic and morphological evidence from West Greenlandic (WG) antipassive (AP) constructions, I argue against the view that the AP affix is nominal. The fact that the transitivizing and the antipassive ...