Hein van der Voort

List of John Benjamins publications for which Hein van der Voort plays a role.


Crevels, Mily and Hein van der Voort 2020 Areal diffusion of applicatives in the AmazonAdvances in Contact Linguistics: In honour of Pieter Muysken, Smith, Norval, Tonjes Veenstra and Enoch O. Aboh (eds.), pp. 179–216 | Chapter
Many genetically unrelated languages of (North)western Amazonia share certain specific characteristics, which may be due to areal diffusion. Especially the eclectic classifier systems encountered across this region have been in focus lately, as well as valency changing strategies, in particular… read more
Voort, Hein van der 2018 Development and diffusion of classifier systems in Southwestern AmazoniaThe Diachrony of Classification Systems, McGregor, William B. and Søren Wichmann (eds.), pp. 201–240 | Chapter
Comparative research shows that many genealogically unrelated languages in the Guaporé-Mamoré region in the Southwestern Amazon share specific lexical and structural traits, which suggests that the region forms a linguistic area. One of these traits concerns classifier systems. Classifier systems… read more
Voort, Hein van der 2016 Recursive inflection and grammaticalized fictive interaction in the southwestern AmazonThe Conversation Frame: Forms and functions of fictive interaction, Pascual, Esther and Sergeiy Sandler (eds.), pp. 277–299 | Article
This chapter presents fictive interaction as expressed through recursion of bound person and mood markers in two languages of the southwestern Amazon. In Kwaza (isolate), recursive application of inflectional morphemes prototypically expresses quoted speech. This “quotative” construction has… read more
Aikanã and Kwaza are highly endangered language isolates in southeastern Rondônia, Brazil. Today, their speakers live in indigenous reserves with the last speakers of Latundê (Northern Nambikwaran) and Salamãi (Mondé, Tupian). Whereas the elderly try to maintain indigenous cultures and languages,… read more
Crevels, Mily and Hein van der Voort 2008 4. The Guaporé-Mamoré region as a linguistic areaFrom Linguistic Areas to Areal Linguistics, Muysken, Pieter (ed.), pp. 151–179 | Article
The Guaporé-Mamoré region is one of the world’s linguistically most diverse regions, with over 50 languages representing eight different stocks and 11 genetic isolates. In spite of the fact that these languages diverge enormously at the lexical level, they do seem to share a considerable number of… read more
Voort, Hein van der and Pieter Muysken 1996 Eighteenth-Century Negerhollands reflexives RevisitedThe Early Stages of Creolization, Arends, Jacques (ed.), pp. 25 ff. | Article
Bakker, Peter, Marike Post and Hein van der Voort 1994 20. TMA particules and auxiliariesPidgins and Creoles: An introduction, Arends, Jacques, Pieter Muysken and Norval Smith (eds.), pp. 247–258 | Chapter
Voort, Hein van der 1994 12. Eskimo pidginPidgins and Creoles: An introduction, Arends, Jacques, Pieter Muysken and Norval Smith (eds.), pp. 137–151 | Chapter
Rossem, Cefas G. Th. van and Hein van der Voort 1993 NegerhollandsLinguistics in the Netherlands 1993, Drijkoningen, Frank and Kees Hengeveld (eds.), pp. 105–115 | Article
Muysken, Pieter and Hein van der Voort 1991 The Binding Theory and Creolization: Evidence from 18th Century Negerhollands ReflexivesDevelopment and Structures of Creole Languages: Essays in honor of Derek Bickerton, Byrne, Francis and Thom Huebner (eds.), pp. 145 ff. | Article