Irina Nevskaya

List of John Benjamins publications for which Irina Nevskaya plays a role.


Possession in Languages of Europe and North and Central Asia

Edited by Lars Johanson, Lidia Federica Mazzitelli and Irina Nevskaya

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 206] 2019. vi, 405 pp.
Subjects Morphology | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Jumabay, Uldanay, Irina Nevskaya and Saule Tazhibayeva. 2022. Numeral classifiers in Kazakh. Classifiers, Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y. (ed.), pp. 300–330
Many languages distinguish numeral classifiers in their grammar systems categorizing nominals in terms of their inherent nature, such as animacy, shape, form, and arrangement. Kazakh, a Turkic language of Central Asia, distinguishes numeral classifiers, which are used in numeral classifier… read more | Article
Nevskaya, Irina and Saule Tazhibayeva. 2019. Superlative readings of possessive constructions in Turkic: A comparative perspective. Possession in Languages of Europe and North and Central Asia, Johanson, Lars, Lidia Federica Mazzitelli and Irina Nevskaya (eds.), pp. 205–238
The article describes the superlative, hyperlative and elative use of formally possessive constructions in a number of Turkic languages from a comparative perspective, analyzing their structural and semantic types and pragmatic properties. Similar possessive superlative constructions are found all… read more | Chapter
Case systems in Siberian Turkic are an excellent example for studying paradigm change between continuity and innovation. In spite of all shared and individual innovations and developments, the core of the Proto-Turkic case paradigm remains stable here. Most innovations in Turkic case paradigms of… read more | Chapter
This paper gives an overview of South Siberian Turkic biverbal constructions with auxiliary verbs of existence, location, posture and motion and their grammaticalization ways. Their lexical component bears markers of non-finite verb forms; their auxiliary component gets finite morphology. They… read more | Article