Volker Struckmeier

List of John Benjamins publications for which Volker Struckmeier plays a role.


Struckmeier, Volker. 2022. Universal and language-specific aspects of adjectives: Absolute categories and relational molds. A0 – The Lexical Status of Adjectives, Panagiotidis, Phoevos and Moreno Mitrović (eds.), pp. 15–72
This paper argues that categoriality is a multi-layer notion. Some properties of categoriality may be cross-linguistically universal. However, other properties of linguistic categorization differ between languages. Some of these properties can be described by (non-categorial) properties of… read more | Chapter
The present article discusses a worrying development, whereby some traditional grammars become less aligned with the findings of linguistics research. The article gives examples of such discrepancies, illustrated here on the basis of the description of German. It also aims to describe a possible… read more | Article
Struckmeier, Volker and Joost Kremers. 2014. On the properties of attributive phrases in Germanic (and beyond). Adjectives in Germanic and Romance, Sleeman, Petra, Freek Van de Velde and Harry Perridon (eds.), pp. 149–170
The syntactic structure of attributive constructions and their (corresponding) semantic integration into nominal projections is the subject of a long-standing debate. In this article, we focus on complex attributes in German, Dutch and Standard Arabic. We argue that adjectival, participial and… read more | Article
Struckmeier, Volker. 2012. A morphologically guided matching approach to German(ic) relative constructions. Comparative Germanic Syntax: The state of the art, Ackema, Peter, Rhona Alcorn, Caroline Heycock, Dany Jaspers, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (eds.), pp. 387–414
This article argues for a matching analysis of attributive constructions in German proposed by Struckmeier (2007): The suffixal morphology found on attributive adjectives and participles (traditionally called case, gender and number), and similar markers found on relative pronouns in German,… read more | Article