Henrik Bergqvist

List of John Benjamins publications for which Henrik Bergqvist plays a role.


Bergqvist, Henrik 2023 Seeing and knowing: Direct evidentials revisitedFunctions of Language 30:2, pp. 183–208 | Article
The paper provides evidence against the claim that perceptual access is commonly encoded in direct evidentials. While visual, auditory, tactile and olfactory perception are conveyed by direct evidentials in contexts where such interpretations are appropriate, in others it is the speaker’s… read more
Bergqvist, Henrik 2018 Chapter 1. Evidentiality as stance: Event types and speaker rolesEvidence for Evidentiality, Foolen, Ad, Helen de Hoop and Gijs Mulder (eds.), pp. 19–43 | Chapter
This chapter argues for a view of evidentials as a type of shifter and outlines a theory of reference for evidentials that separates the configuration of the ground from the relational axis, and the alignment between ground and figure. The chapter also evaluates a proposal by Kockelman (2004) that… read more
Bergqvist, Henrik 2018 Chapter 11. The role of sentence type in Ika (Arwako) egophoric markingEgophoricity, Floyd, Simeon, Elisabeth Norcliffe and Lila San Roque (eds.), pp. 347–375 | Chapter
The chapter focuses on the role of sentence type and subject person in accounting for egophoric marking in Ika, an Arwako-Chibchan language spoken in northern Colombia. Egophoric marking in Ika is only found in declarative clauses for which the speaker either assumes the role of epistemic… read more
Bergqvist, Henrik 2012 Epistemic marking in Ika (Arwako)Studies in Language 36:1, pp. 154–181 | Article
The paper describes epistemic marking in Ika (Arwako-Chibchan, Colombia) and proposes an analysis in terms of a typologically unusual pattern called conjunct/disjunct, which has been attested for a small number of Asian and South American languages. Canonically, conjunct occurs with first person… read more