List of John Benjamins publications for which Robert Mailhammer plays a role.
ISSN 0108-8416 | E-ISSN 2212-9715
The Carthaginian North: Semitic influence on early Germanic: A linguistic and cultural study
Robert Mailhammer and Theo Vennemann
[NOWELE Supplement Series, 32] 2019. xiii, 268 pp.
Subjects Afro-Asiatic languages | Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics
English Historical Linguistics 2008: Selected papers from the fifteenth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 15), Munich, 24-30 August 2008.. Volume I: The history of English verbal and nominal constructions
Edited by Ursula Lenker, Judith Huber and Robert Mailhammer
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 314] 2010. vii, 281 pp.
Subjects English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics
The inconspicuous substratum: Indigenous Australian languages and the phonetics of stop contrasts in English on Croker Island English World-Wide 41:2, pp. 162–1922020
Descriptions of Australian Aboriginal English list the neutralisation of the Standard English contrast between so-called voiced and voiceless stops as one characteristic feature. This paper reports on the results of an acoustic analysis of data collected in a production task by monolingual speakers… read more | Article
The role of atypical constellations in the grammaticalization of German and English passives Diachronica 36:3, pp. 384–4162019
In this paper we propose an alternative scenario for the grammaticalization of passive constructions in German and English. According to the received view, the development starts with the frequent combinations of copula verbs with past participles, which then increasingly gain in frequency during… read more | Article
Reconstructing remote relationships: Proto-Australian noun class prefixation Diachronica 34:4, pp. 470–5152017
Evaluation of hypotheses on genetic relationships depends on two factors: database size and criteria on correspondence quality. For hypotheses on remote relationships, databases are often small. Therefore, detailed consideration of criteria on correspondence quality is important. Hypotheses on… read more | Article
Research priorities in historical-comparative linguistics: A view from Asia, Australia and the Pacific Diachronica 31:2, pp. 267–2782014
Incipient Grammaticalisation: Sources of passive constructions in Old High German and Old English Comparative Studies in Early Germanic Languages: With a focus on verbal categories, Diewald, Gabriele, Leena Kahlas-Tarkka and Ilse Wischer (eds.), pp. 41–702013
In this paper we deal with Old English and Old High German copula constructions combining verbs denoting ‘be’ and ‘become’ with past participles, which are traditionally analysed as periphrastic passive constructions. We propose that these constructions cannot be seen as grammaticalised passives… read more | Article
Introduction: Capturing and explaining syntactic change in the history of English English Historical Linguistics 2008: Selected papers from the fifteenth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 15), Munich, 24-30 August 2008., Lenker, Ursula, Judith Huber and Robert Mailhammer (eds.), pp. 1–82010