Mily Crevels

List of John Benjamins publications for which Mily Crevels plays a role.


Postverbal negation

Edited by Olga Krasnoukhova, Johan van der Auwera and Mily Crevels

Special issue of Studies in Language 45:3 (2021) v, 208 pp.
Subjects Functional linguistics | Theoretical linguistics | Typology


Krasnoukhova, Olga, Johan van der Auwera and Mily Crevels 2021 Postverbal negation: Typology, diachrony, arealityPostverbal negation, Krasnoukhova, Olga, Johan van der Auwera and Mily Crevels (eds.), pp. 499–519
The paper sketches the state of affairs of our understanding of postverbal negation. It departs from the typological finding that there is a cross-linguistic preference for a negator to precede the verb. Nevertheless, a sizable proportion of the world’s languages adhere to a pattern with a negator… read more | Introduction
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
Many genetically unrelated languages of (North)western Amazonia share certain specific characteristics, which may be due to areal diffusion.1 Especially the eclectic classifier systems encountered across this region have been in focus lately, as well as valency changing strategies, in particular… read more | Chapter
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
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 | Article
Crevels, Mily and Peter Bakker 2000 External possession in RomaniGrammatical Relations in Romani: The Noun Phrase, Elšík, Viktor and Yaron Matras (eds.), pp. 151 ff.
Crevels, Mily 1998 Concession in SpanishFunctional Grammar and Verbal Interaction, Hannay, Mike and A. Machtelt Bolkestein (eds.), pp. 129 ff.