Jens Nørgård-Sørensen

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jens Nørgård-Sørensen plays a role.


Connecting Grammaticalisation

Jens Nørgård-Sørensen, Lars Heltoft and Lene Schøsler

Subjects Functional linguistics | Historical linguistics | Morphology | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Nørgård-Sørensen, Jens and Lars Heltoft 2015 Grammaticalisation as paradigmatisationNew Directions in Grammaticalization Research, Smith, Andrew D.M., Graeme Trousdale and Richard Waltereit (eds.), pp. 261–292 | Article
By arguing that grammaticalisation inevitably involves paradigmatisation, i.e. formation of new paradigms or reformation of existing paradigms, we challenge leading approaches to grammaticalisation that consider the stages on the so-called cline of grammaticality the prototypical path of… read more
Nørgård-Sørensen, Jens 2014 Filling empty distinctions of expression with content: Usage-motivated assignment of grammatical meaningUsage-Based Approaches to Language Change, Coussé, Evie and Ferdinand von Mengden (eds.), pp. 243–270 | Article
This article opens with a brief discussion of the fundamental issues of usage, structure, grammaticalization and reanalysis and then introduces the key concept of an empty distinction, which is defined as a conventionalized distinction of expression that has lost its former motivation (semantic or… read more
Nørgård-Sørensen, Jens 2011 Chapter 5 Patterns of connecting grammaticalisation in Russian: Syntax, animacy and aspectConnecting Grammaticalisation, Nørgård-Sørensen, Jens, Lars Heltoft and Lene Schøsler, pp. 113–170 | Article
Nørgård-Sørensen, Jens 2008 Grammaticalization waves: The Russian subjunctive mood and person/number markingTheoretical and Empirical Issues in Grammaticalization, Seoane, Elena and María José López-Couso (eds.), pp. 253–268 | Article