Pilar M. Valenzuela

List of John Benjamins publications for which Pilar M. Valenzuela plays a role.


Shiwilu (Kawapanan, Peru) exhibits a prolific applicative system that comprises seven constructions involving distinct affixes. The present article offers the first account of this feature. In so doing, it seeks to expand our typological knowledge of linguistic systems with multiple applicative… read more
Valenzuela, Pilar M. 2010 Ergativity in Shipibo-Konibo, a Panoan language of the UcayaliErgativity in Amazonia, Gildea, Spike and Francesc Queixalós (eds.), pp. 65–96 | Article
Shipibo-Konibo (a Panoan language from the Peruvian Amazon) has a highly consistent ergative-absolutive case-marking system that operates all along the Animacy Hierarchy. The marker -n (which exhibits a rich allomorphy) indicates ergative, genitive, instrumental and other oblique functions. Through… read more
Valenzuela, Pilar M. 2003 2. Evidentiality in Shipibo-Konibo, with a comparative overview of the category in PanoanStudies in Evidentiality, Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y. and R.M.W. Dixon (eds.), pp. 33–61 | Chapter
Valenzuela, Pilar M. 2002 Causativization and transitivity in Shipibo-KoniboThe Grammar of Causation and Interpersonal Manipulation, Shibatani, Masayoshi (ed.), pp. 417–483 | Article