Zelda Kahan Newman

List of John Benjamins publications for which Zelda Kahan Newman plays a role.

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Kahan Newman, Zelda 2015 Discourse Markers in the Narratives of New York Hasidim: More V2 AttritionGermanic Heritage Languages in North America: Acquisition, attrition and change, Johannessen, Janne Bondi † and Joseph C. Salmons (eds.), pp. 178–198
This paper examines the discourse markers found in the Yiddish narratives of nine Hasidic New York men. It finds one new discourse marker: a grammaticalized use of the word “shoyn”. Separated intonationally from the two sentences it connects, this new discourse marker helps speakers avoid the… read more | Article