Ljuba N. Veselinova

Ljuba N. Veselinova

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ljuba N. Veselinova plays a role.


Subjects Morphology | Semantics | Typology


Veselinova, Ljuba N. 2016. The negative existential cycle viewed through the lens of comparative data. Cyclical Change Continued, Gelderen, Elly van (ed.), pp. 139–188
In this paper a family-based sample is used in order to test the model of evolution of standard negation markers from negative existentials suggested by Croft (1991) and known as the Negative Existential Cycle (NEC). The comparative data collected here were analyzed and classified following the… read more | Article
Veselinova, Ljuba N. 2015. Special negators in the Uralic languages: Synchrony, diachrony and interaction with standard negation. Negation in Uralic Languages, Miestamo, Matti, Anne Tamm and Beáta Wagner-Nagy (eds.), pp. 547–600
This study covers data from 26 Uralic languages and has both a synchronic and a diachronic orientation. The synchronic part includes a detailed description of the negation strategies in sentences such as (i) Mary is not a nurse and (ii) There are no wild cats. The negators used in such clauses are… read more | Article