Kjartan G. Ottósson
List of John Benjamins publications for which Kjartan G. Ottósson plays a role.
The anticausative and related categories in the Old Germanic languages Diachronic and Typological Perspectives on Verbs, Josephson, Folke and Ingmar Söhrman (eds.), pp. 329–3822013
The verbs of the fourth class of weak verbs in Gothic, the nan-class, have traditionally been labelled as inchoative, referring to the characteristic aspectual content of transition to a state. This semantically and formally defined class of verbs is rather well represented also in Old Nordic. In… read more | Article
The diffusion of systemic changes through the inflectional system: Evidence from person-number inflection in the Nordic languages and German Grammatical Change and Linguistic Theory: The Rosendal papers, Eythórsson, Thórhallur (ed.), pp. 329–3562008
The Old Nordic Middle Voice in the pre-literary period: Questions of grammaticalisation and cliticisation Interdependence of Diachronic and Synchronic Analyses, Josephson, Folke and Ingmar Söhrman (eds.), pp. 185–2192008
In this paper, data from sources predating the earliest preserved manuscripts, runic inscriptions as well as poetry, is used to shed light on the earliest history of the morphologically defined Nordic Middle Voice, ending in -sk in Old West Nordic and in -s in Old East Nordic. This category has not… read more | Article
Review of Rauh (1988): Tiefenkasus, thematische Relationen und Thetarollen Studies in Language 13:2, pp. 495–5051989