Jan Heegård Petersen
List of John Benjamins publications for which Jan Heegård Petersen plays a role.
Correlations between linguistic change and linguistic performance among heritage speakers of Danish in Argentina Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 10:5, pp. 690–7272020
The article addresses the issue of an assumed correlation between heritage language speakers’ linguistic system and their fluency. Previous research has shown that heritage language speakers who have grammatical patterns that are divergent from the language spoken in the homeland also have lexical… read more | Article
How to put and take in Kalasha Events of Putting and Taking: A crosslinguistic perspective, Kopecka, Anetta and Bhuvana Narasimhan (eds.), pp. 349–3662012
In Kalasha, an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Northwest Pakistan, the linguistic encoding of ‘put’ and ‘take’ events reveals a symmetry between lexical ‘put’ and ‘take’ verbs that implies ‘placement on’ and ‘removal from’ a supporting surface. As regards ‘placement in’ and ‘removal from’ an… read more | Article