Valentin Gusev

List of John Benjamins publications for which Valentin Gusev plays a role.


Brykina, Maria and Valentin Gusev. 2015. Temperature terms in Nganasan. The Linguistics of Temperature, Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Maria (ed.), pp. 537–569
This paper deals with the temperature expressions in Nganasan, a Samoyedic language spoken in the extreme north of Russia. Despite a very harsh climate with temperatures that may fall under -60°C, extreme temperature values are not lexically expressed in Nganasan: there are no dedicated means of… read more | Article
Gusev, Valentin. 2015. Negation in Nganasan. Negation in Uralic Languages, Miestamo, Matti, Anne Tamm and Beáta Wagner-Nagy (eds.), pp. 103–132
In Nganasan, verbal negation is expressed by the negative auxiliary ńi-, which takes all the inflectional suffixes from the main verb. There are two more negative markers: a constituent negator ńintuu and a predicative negator ďaŋku; the former is also used to negate attributive predications, and… read more | Article