Kristine A. Hildebrandt

List of John Benjamins publications for which Kristine A. Hildebrandt plays a role.



Gawne, Lauren and Kristine A. Hildebrandt 2020 Reported speech in earthquake narratives from six Tibeto-Burman languagesStudies in Language 44:2, pp. 461–499
This paper is an analysis of the use of reported speech in six Tibeto-Burman languages from two closely-related sub-branches (Tamangic and Tibetic). The data come from a set of interview narratives about people’s experiences of the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. The analysis begins with an examination… read more | Article
This article, a case study in one group of communities of Nepal, considers minority language education in the face of increasing encroachment of the dominant and national language Nepali. Our over-arching research question asks, in the context of local education, what we can observe about the… read more | Article
Hildebrandt, Kristine A., Oliver Bond and Dubi Nanda Dhakal 2018 Kinship in three Tamangic varietiesLinguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 41:1, pp. 1–21
We examine kinship terms in three closely related Tamangic varieties: Manange, Nar, and Phu. Using Proto-Tamangic and Proto Tibeto-Burman reconstructions, we track cognate forms as well as structural innovations. Our account allows a first examination of lexico-semantic aspects of Phu, an… read more | Article
Hildebrandt, Kristine A. 2013 Converb and aspect-marking polysemy in NarResponses to Language Endangerment: In honor of Mickey Noonan, Mihas, Elena, Bernard Perley, Gabriel Rei-Doval and Kathleen Wheatley (eds.), pp. 97–118
This analysis responds to Michael Noonan’s call to embrace the messiness and complexities of grammar found in natural language use, continuing the tradition of undertaking rich, deep investigations of a critically endangered, under-documented language (Nar, Tibeto-Burman, Nepal). It is an… read more | Article