List of John Benjamins publications for which Dimitra Melissaropoulou plays a role.
Gradualness in analogical change as a complexification stage in a language simplification process: A case study from Modern Greek dialects. Synchrony and Diachrony: A dynamic interface, Giacalone Ramat, Anna, Caterina Mauri and Piera Molinelli (eds.), pp. 125–1502013.
The aim of this paper is to discuss cross-paradigmatic levelling as a gradual process towards grammar simplification in the light of the evidence provided by Modern Greek dialectal variation, dialectal nominal inflection in particular. Our data show that different varieties show different types –… read more | Article
The Present Perfect in Cypriot Greek revisited. Language Variation - European Perspectives IV: Selected papers from the Sixth International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 6), Freiburg, June 2011, Auer, Peter, Javier Caro Reina and Göz Kaufmann (eds.), pp. 159–1722013.
This paper examines the emergence of innovative Present Perfect structures in the Cypriot Greek koiné through a quantitative study supplemented by naturalistically sampled data. The results of the study indicate that innovative Present Perfect structures are emergent in contemporary Cypriot Greek,… read more | Article