Thilo Weber

List of John Benjamins publications for which Thilo Weber plays a role.


Free Variation in Grammar: Empirical and theoretical approaches

Edited by Kristin Kopf and Thilo Weber

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 234] 2023. vi, 352 pp.
Subjects Historical linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Weber, Thilo and Kristin Kopf 2023 Chapter 1. Free variation, unexplained variation?Free Variation in Grammar: Empirical and theoretical approaches, Kopf, Kristin and Thilo Weber (eds.), pp. 1–20 | Chapter
This paper investigates the long-term diachronic development of the perfect and preterite tenses in German and provides a novel analysis by supplementing Reichenbach’s (1947) classical theory of tense by the notion of underspecification. Based on a newly compiled parallel corpus spanning the entire… read more