List of John Benjamins publications for which Anvita Abbi plays a role.
ISSN 0731-3500 | E-ISSN 2214-5907
Aspects of word formation processes in Luro: The endangered language of the Nicobar Islands. Asian Languages and Linguistics 1:1, pp. 9–332020.
Luro, an Austroasiatic language of the Mon-Khmer group is spoken in the Teressa island of the Andaman and Nicobar group of islands in the Bay of Bengal, India. Luro is a critically endangered language spoken by less than 2,000 speakers (Directorate of Census Operations 2011). The morphology of Luro… read more | Article
The grammar of ‘non-realization’. Studies in Language 43:4, pp. 850–8952019.
On the basis of cross-linguistic data from both genetically and geographically related and unrelated languages, in this article we argue that the linguistic phenomena usually referred to as the avertive, the frustrative and the apprehensional belong not to three but to five – semantically related,… read more | Article
Body divisions in Great Andamanese: Possessive classification, the semantics of inherency and grammaticalization. Studies in Language 35:4, pp. 739–7922011.
Great Andamanese has a dual semantic system for body part categorization: one that is expressed in various terms for concrete body parts and another more abstract one that is expressed in grammaticalized morphemes represented in seven body division possessive classes that classify body part terms… read more | Article
National Seminar on Perspectives on the Eighth Schedule (POES). Language Problems and Language Planning 18:1, pp. 60–621994.