Olivier Bonami

List of John Benjamins publications for which Olivier Bonami plays a role.


Copot, Maria and Olivier Bonami 2023 Behavioural evidence for implicative paradigmatic relationsThe Mental Lexicon 18:2, pp. 177–217 | Article
Form predictability has long been known to influence speaker behaviour in language learning and use. However, this observation has largely remained dissociated from the question of the most apt theoretical framing of the effects observed. We set out to seek evidence that speakers’ relationship to… read more
In this paper, we investigate the value of derivational information in predicting the inflectional behavior of lexemes. We focus on Latin, for which large-scale data on both inflection and derivation are easily available. We train boosting tree classifiers to predict the inflection class of… read more
Bonami, Olivier and Sacha Beniamine 2021 Chapter 5. Leaving the stem by itselfAll Things Morphology: Its independence and its interfaces, Moradi, Sedigheh, Marcia Haag, Janie Rees-Miller and Andrija Petrovic (eds.), pp. 81–98 | Chapter
Stem allomorphy plays a central role in the recent history of morphology, in no small part thanks to a research program initiated by Aronoff (1994). Yet, there is no agreed upon way of deciding whether some bit of form should be considered a proper part of a stem allomorph or an independent… read more
Abeillé, Anne, Olivier Bonami, Danièle Godard and Michèle Noailly 2017 Chapter 4. Adjectives and adverbs in the Grande grammaire du français Adjective Adverb Interfaces in Romance, Hummel, Martin and Salvador Valera (eds.), pp. 113–139 | Chapter
The distinction between adjectives and adverbs is a traditional issue in French grammars: many adverbs are derived from adjectives, usually with a -ment suffix (facile ‘easy’ > facilement ‘easily’) but not always (juste > juste ‘just’) many adjectives may modify verbs without being… read more