Päivi Juvonen

List of John Benjamins publications for which Päivi Juvonen plays a role.


Juvonen, Päivi and Ahti Nikunlassi. 2015. Temperature adjectives in Finnish. The Linguistics of Temperature, Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Maria (ed.), pp. 491–536
This paper provides a descriptive and theoretical account of Finnish temperature adjectives as a system consisting of a three-term core and a supplementary set. The former are unrestricted with respect to a number of grammatical and semantic parameters proposed in cross-linguistic and typological… read more | Article
Juvonen, Päivi. 2008. Complexity and simplicity in minimal lexica: The lexicon of Chinook Jargon. Language Complexity: Typology, contact, change, Miestamo, Matti, Kaius Sinnemäki and Fred Karlsson (eds.), pp. 321–340
I examine the ways the minimal lexicon of a pidgin language, Chinook Jargon, gains maximal efficiency when put into use in a contemporary fictional text. The paper first describes the lexicon used from a structural point of view. It then examines the use of multifunctional lexical items in… read more | Article