Kilu von Prince
List of John Benjamins publications for which Kilu von Prince plays a role.
In this paper, we offer the first detailed description of expressions of possibility in the Oceanic languages Daakaka and Saliba-Logea. We show that in these languages basic expressions of possibility are bi-clausal. This suggests that, depending on their intended scope, typological studies of… read more | Article
Dozing eyes and drunken faces: Nominalized psycho-collocations in Daakaka (Vanuatu). Lexical flexibility in Oceanic languages, Lier, Eva van (ed.), pp. 502–5202017.
Like many languages of the world, the Oceanic language Daakaka (Vanuatu) uses idiomatic combinations of body-part terms and verbs to express emotions, medical conditions and related concepts. However, languages differ in how they express the same concepts nominally. I will contrast the… read more | Article