Valentin Vydrin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Valentin Vydrin plays a role.


Roberts, David, JeDene Reeder and Valentin Vydrin 2021 Chapter 5. Eastern DanTone Orthography and Literacy: The voice of evidence in ten Niger-Congo languages, Roberts, David and Stephen L. Walter (eds.), pp. 85–106 | Chapter
It is usually believed that non-accusative alignment systems are very rare in Africa. A thorough study of the verbal systems of the Southwestern Mande languages (Looma, Mende, Kpelle) has shown that this group is an exception. The Ergative/Absolutive types of argument coding and semantic alignment… read more
Vydrin, Valentin 2009 Negation in South MandeNegation Patterns in West African Languages and Beyond, Cyffer, Norbert, Erwin Ebermann and Georg Ziegelmeyer (eds.), pp. 223–260 | Article
Southern Mande languages, spoken in Côte-d’Ivoire, Liberia and Guinea, display different strategies in the expression of negation. The most frequent one consists in the use of special “negative” series of personal subject pronouns (all Dan languages, Mano, Tura, Guro, Yaure, Mwan, Beng).… read more
Vydrin, Valentin 2007 46. Reciprocal and sociative constructions in BamanaReciprocal Constructions, Nedjalkov, Vladimir P. (ed.), pp. 1915–1940 | Chapter
Vydrin, Valentin 2006 Emergence of morphological cases in South Mande: From the amorphous type to inflectional?Case, Valency and Transitivity, Kulikov, Leonid, Andrej L. Malchukov and Peter de Swart (eds.), pp. 49–64 | Article