Noeurng Ourn

List of John Benjamins publications for which Noeurng Ourn plays a role.


Haiman, John and Noeurng Ourn 2009 Decorative symmetry in ritual (and everyday) languageFormulaic Language: Volume 2. Acquisition, loss, psychological reality, and functional explanations, Corrigan, Roberta, Edith A. Moravcsik, Hamid Ouali and Kathleen Wheatley (eds.), pp. 567 ff. | Article
Haiman, John and Noeurng Ourn 2003 Nouns, verbs and syntactic backsliding in KhmerStudies in Language 27:3, pp. 505–528 | Article
One of the difficulties in parsing Khmer is that morphosyntactic clues about the category membership of words are either lacking or misleading. In particular, words which seem to have the status of deverbal nominalizations because of a derivational infix -Vm(n)- are in fact “still”functioning as… read more
Ourn, Noeurng and John Haiman 2000 Symmetrical Compounds in KhmerStudies in Language 24:3, pp. 483–514 | Article
Binomial coordinate compounds like English give and take are frequent in Khmer. Once the semantic motivation of these is opaque, the ones that survive are predominantly those which manifest some formal symmetry in the structure of their conjoined roots. The result is that Khmer has an enormous… read more