Marian A.F. Klamer

List of John Benjamins publications for which Marian A.F. Klamer plays a role.

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Alorese is a prime example of a morphologically isolating language. This paper traces the process of morphological simplification it has undergone by addressing the following questions: (i) What was the morphological profile of its ancestor, pre-Alorese? (ii) When did Alorese start to lose its… read more | Chapter
The Papuan language Teiwa has a small set of sortal numeral classifiers: one human classifier, three fruit classifiers, and a general classifier. The classifiers vary widely in function and distribution, and it is argued that it is unlikely that they have been inherited. Instead, it is proposed… read more | Article
Klamer, Marian A.F., Ger P. Reesink and Mirjam van Staden 2008 3. East Nusantara as a linguistic areaFrom Linguistic Areas to Areal Linguistics, Muysken, Pieter (ed.), pp. 95–149
In this paper we consider how Eastern Indonesia may be treated as a linguistic area. We propose five defining linguistic features and we discuss their occurrence in some 40 Austronesian (AN) and non-Austronesian (NAN) languages of South Sulawesi, Flores, Sumba, Timor, Alor and Pantar, the Moluccas,… read more | Article
Klamer, Marian A.F. 2004 Multi-categorial items as underspecified lexical entries: The case of Kambera wànguUp and down the Cline – The Nature of Grammaticalization, Fischer, Olga, Muriel Norde and Harry Perridon (eds.), pp. 299–323
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Klamer, Marian A.F. 2002 14. ‘Report’ constructions in Kambera (Austronesian)Reported Discourse: A meeting ground for different linguistic domains, Güldemann, Tom and Manfred von Roncador (eds.), pp. 323–340
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Klamer, Marian A.F. 2001 Expressives and iconicity in the lexiconIdeophones, Voeltz, F.K. Erhard and Christa Kilian-Hatz (eds.), pp. 165–181
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Hulst, Harry van der and Marian A.F. Klamer 1996 Reduplication in LetiLinguistics in the Netherlands 1996, Cremers, Crit and Marcel den Dikken (eds.), pp. 109–120
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