Isabelle Therrien

List of John Benjamins publications for which Isabelle Therrien plays a role.


This chapter discusses the properties and the derivation of the lexical item pa in Papiamentu (Pp). The form pa fulfils several functions: preposition, mood marker, complementizer, and possibly case marker. The first objective of the chapter is to provide a description of the properties of pa for… read more | Article
This chapter bears on the properties of the morpheme ku in Papiamentu. This morpheme is a multifunctional lexical item that serves the functions of preposition, conjunction and complementizer. It is argued that the properties of ku require two lexical entries: ku1, which encompasses its functions… read more | Article
Lefebvre, Claire and Isabelle Therrien 2007 13. On Papiamentu kuLanguage Description, History and Development: Linguistic indulgence in memory of Terry Crowley, Siegel, Jeff, John Lynch and Diana Eades (eds.), pp. 169–182
Lefebvre, Claire and Isabelle Therrien 2007 11. On the properties of Papiamentu pa: Synchronic and diachronic perspectivesSynchronic and Diachronic Perspectives on Contact Languages, Huber, Magnus and Viveka Velupillai (eds.), pp. 215–255