Jadranka Gvozdanović

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jadranka Gvozdanović plays a role.


Development of Tense and Aspect Systems

Edited by Jadranka Gvozdanović

[Benjamins Current Topics, 123] 2022. v, 202 pp.
Subjects Historical linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics

Development of tense and aspect systems

Edited by Jadranka Gvozdanović

Special issue of Journal of Historical Linguistics 10:2 (2020) v, 193 pp.
Subjects Historical linguistics


Gvozdanović, Jadranka 2022 IntroductionDevelopment of Tense and Aspect Systems, Gvozdanović, Jadranka (ed.), pp. 1–19
Gvozdanović, Jadranka 2020 Introduction: Development of tense and aspect systemsDevelopment of tense and aspect systems, Gvozdanović, Jadranka (ed.), pp. 153–166
This introduction discusses the construal of temporal categories, their connection with spatial categories and general principles of the patterning of time in language. Transfers between categories and up language hierarchies are frequent types of change. It is shown how aspect may either lose or… read more | Introduction
Gvozdanović, Jadranka 2019 Changes of tense and modality in Late Mediaeval Slovene: Transference, extension or both?Perspectives on Language Structure and Language Change: Studies in honor of Henning Andersen, Heltoft, Lars, Iván Igartua, Brian D. Joseph, Kirsten Jeppesen Kragh and Lene Schøsler (eds.), pp. 395–409
The paper analyses the typology of change processes proposed by Andersen (2001, 2006) by minutely investigating semantic and pragmatic properties of temporal categories in the earliest Slovene texts, which emerged under German cultural influence, but preserved primacy of system-motivated… read more | Chapter
Dialectal grouping of early Indo-European is usually reconstructed by listing phonological, grammatical, and lexical similarities, without asking the question of whether these properties constitute typologically coherent sets that may have determined further developments. Moreover, the dialectal… read more | Chapter
This paper discusses methods for evaluating potential language contacts before the earliest written documents. It shows that both evaluation of (usually) sparse empirical evidence and typological evaluation are required for an explanation. Of paramount importance are considerations of specificity… read more | Article
The paper discusses two progressive accent shifts which happened in Slavic during the post-migrational period before the end of the first millennium AD. Both shifts cross-cut the preceding pattern in Slavic, yet the first of these was relatively general and the second was highly restricted. In… read more | Article
Gvozdanović, Jadranka 2000 Parameters Underlying Punctuation in Older Russian TextsTextual Parameters in Older Languages, Herring, Susan C., Pieter van Reenen and Lene Schøsler (eds.), pp. 331 ff.
Gvozdanović, Jadranka 1996 Reported speech in South SlavicReported Speech: Forms and functions of the verb, Janssen, Theo and Wim van der Wurff (eds.), pp. 57 ff.
Gvozdanović, Jadranka 1982 Development of tones in languages with distinctive tonal accentsPapers from the Third International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Hamburg, August 22–26 1977, Maher, J. Peter, Allan R. Bomhard and E.F.K. Koerner † (eds.), pp. 39 ff.