Bernard Comrie

Bernard Comrie

is author/editor of the following titles:

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New Perspectives on the Origins of Language
Edited by Claire Lefebvre, Bernard Comrie and Henri Cohen
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 144]  2013.  xvi, 582 pp.
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Argument Structure and Grammatical Relations: A crosslinguistic typology
Edited by Pirkko Suihkonen, Bernard Comrie and Valery Solovyev
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 126]  2012.  xv, 406 pp.
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Relative Clauses in Languages of the Americas: A typological overview
Edited by Bernard Comrie and Zarina Estrada-Fernández
[Typological Studies in Language, 102]  2012.  xiii, 307 pp.
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Introducing Maltese Linguistics: Selected papers from the 1st International Conference on Maltese Linguistics, Bremen, 18–20 October, 2007
Edited by Bernard Comrie, Ray Fabri, Elizabeth Hume, Manwel Mifsud, Thomas Stolz and Martine Vanhove
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 113]  2009.  xi, 422 pp.
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Causatives and Transitivity
Edited by Bernard Comrie and Maria Polinsky
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 23]  1993.  x, 399 pp.

is editor/board member of the following book series:

is editor/board member of the following journals:

is author of the following articles:

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Matsumoto, Yoshiko, Bernard Comrie and Peter Sells. 2017. “Noun-modifying clause constructions in languages of Eurasia”. In Noun-Modifying Clause Constructions in Languages of Eurasia: Rethinking theoretical and geographical boundaries, 3
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Comrie, Bernard, Diana Forker and Zaira Khalilova. 2016. “Chapter 7. Insubordination in the Tsezic Languages”. In Insubordination, 171–182
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Comrie, Bernard. 2013. “Ergativity”. In The Acquisition of Ergativity, 15–34
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Comrie, Bernard. 2012. “Introduction”. In Argument Structure and Grammatical Relations: A crosslinguistic typology, xiii–xvi
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Comrie, Bernard and Zarina Estrada-Fernández. 2012. “Introduction”. In Relative Clauses in Languages of the Americas: A typological overview, ix–xiv
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Comrie, Bernard. 2010. “Typology”. In Variation and Change: Pragmatic perspectives, 234–238
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Comrie, Bernard. 2008. “Inflectional morphology and language contact, with special reference to mixed languages”. In Language Contact and Contact Languages, 15–32
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Kuteva, Tania and Bernard Comrie. 2006. “The typology of relative clause formation in African languages”. In Studies in African Linguistic Typology, 209–228
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Comrie, Bernard. 2004. “5. Oblique-case subjects in Tsez”. In Non-nominative Subjects: Volume 1, 113
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Comrie, Bernard. 2003. “Left, right, and the cardinal directions”. In Motion, Direction and Location in Languages: In honor of Zygmunt Frajzyngier, 51–58
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Polinsky, Maria and Bernard Comrie. 2003. “Constraints on Reflexivization in Tsez”. In Current Trends in Caucasian, East European and Inner Asian Linguistics: Papers in honor of Howard I. Aronson, 265–289
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Comrie, Bernard. 2000. “Review of “Creolization and language change” by Dany Adone and Ingo Plag (eds.)”. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 15:1, 221–225
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Horie, Kaoru and Bernard Comrie. 2000. “Introduction”. In Complementation: Cognitive and functional perspectives, 1–10
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Comrie, Bernard. 1999. “Relative clauses”. In The Clause in English: In honour of Rodney Huddleston, 81
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Comrie, Bernard and Maria Polinsky. 1999. “Form and Function in Syntax”. In Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistics: Volume II: Case studies, 77
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Polinsky, Maria and Bernard Comrie. 1999. “Possessor Raising in a Language that Does Not Have Any”. In External Possession, 523
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Comrie, Bernard. 1998. “Regular Sound Correspondences and Long-Distance Genetic Comparison”. In Nostratic: Sifting the Evidence, 271
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Comrie, Bernard and Maria Polinsky. 1998. “The great Daghestan case coax”. In Case, Typology and Grammar: In honor of Barry J. Blake, 95
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Comrie, Bernard. 1997. “Markedness”. In Handbook of Pragmatics: 1996 Installment, 1–13
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Comrie, Bernard. 1997. “The Typology of Predicate Case Marking”. In Essays on Language Function and Language Type: Dedicated to T. Givón, 39
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Comrie, Bernard. 1996. “Some thoughts on being minimal”. In Theoretical Linguistics and Grammatical Description: Papers in honour of Hans-Heinrich Lieb, 77–87
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Comrie, Bernard. 2003. “Markedness”. In Handbook of Pragmatics Online,
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Comrie, Bernard. 2003. “Typology”. In Handbook of Pragmatics Online,
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Comrie, Bernard. 1995. “Typology”. In Handbook of Pragmatics: Manual, 551–553
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Comrie, Bernard and Kaoru Horie. 1995. “Complement Clauses versus Relative Clauses”. In Discourse, Grammar and Typology: Papers in honor of John W.M. Verhaar, 65
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Comrie, Bernard. 1993. “Some remarks on causatives and transitivity in Haruai”. In Causatives and Transitivity, 315
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Comrie, Bernard. 1991. “On the Importance of Arabic to General Linguistic Theory”. In Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics: Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, 3
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Comrie, Bernard. 1991. “How much pragmatics and how much grammar”. In Pragmatics at Issue: Selected papers of the International Pragmatics Conference, Antwerp, August 17–22, 1987, 81–92
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Comrie, Bernard and Stephen Matthews. 1990. “Prolegomena to a typology of Tough Movement”. In Studies in Typology and Diachrony: Papers presented to Joseph H. Greenberg on his 75th birthday, 43
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Comrie, Bernard. 1989. “Chapter 18. Word order in the Germanic Languages — Subject-verb or verb second?: Evidence from aphasia in Scandinavian languages”. In Agrammatic Aphasia: A cross-language narrative sourcebook, 1357–1364
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Comrie, Bernard. 1988. “Passive and voice”. In Passive and Voice, 9
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Comrie, Bernard. 1987. “Grammatical relations, semantic roles and topic-comment structure in a New Guinea Highland language”. In Language Topics: Essays in honour of Michael Halliday, 355
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Comrie, Bernard. 1987. “Grammatical relations, semantic roles and topic-comment structure in a New Guinea Highland language”. In Language Topics: Essays in honour of Michael Halliday, 355
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Comrie, Bernard. 1984. “Why linguists need laguage acquirers”. In Language Universals and Second Language Acquisition, 11
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Comrie, Bernard. 1983. “Switch-reference in Huichol: A typological study”. In Switch Reference and Universal Grammar: Proceedings of a symposium on switch reference and universal grammar, Winnipeg, May 1981, 17