articles (* indicates refereed journal)

 

  *2013 (J. Heath & Laura McPherson) "Tonosyntax and reference restriction in Dogon NPs" Language 89(2):265-96.
  *2011 "Innovation of head-marking in Humburi Senni (Songhay, Mali)." Diachronica 28(1):1-24.
  2011 "Le songhay." In: Emilio Bonvini, Joelle Busuttil, & Alain Peyraube, eds., Dictionnaire des langues, pp. 190-6. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.
  *2010 "Typology of clausal boundary marking devices." Linguistic Typology 14(1):127-52.
  *2009 (J. Heath & Laura McPherson) "Cognitive set and lexicalization strategy in Dogon action verbs." Anthropological Linguistics 51(1):38-63.
  2007 "Stretching ablaut: morphological adaptation of new *CCu and *CCi stems in Moroccan Arabic.” In Mustafa Mughazy (ed.), Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XX, pp. 3-24. Philadelphia: Benjamins.

 

*2007

"Bidirectional case-marking and linear adjacency." Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 25:83-101 .

 

2007

"Moroccan Arabic." In: Alan Kaye (ed.), Morphologies of Asia and Africa , vol. 1, pp. 249-59. Winona Lake IN : Eisenbrauns.

 

2006

"Kinship expressions and terms." In: Encyclopedia of Languages and Linguistics , 2nd ed., pp. 214-7. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

 

2005

"Person". In: Geert Booij, Christian Lehmann & Joachim Mugdan (eds.), Morphology: An international Handbook on Inflection and Word-Formation, Vol. II, 998-1015 Berlin, New York: De Gruyter (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science, 17).

 

2004

"Coordination: an adaptationist view." In: Martin Haspelmath (ed.), Coordinating Constructions, 676-88. Philadelphia: Benjamins.

 

2003

"Arabic derivational ablaut, processing strategies, and consonantal 'roots'." In: Joseph Shimron (ed.), Language Processing and Language Acquisition in a Root-Based Morphology. Amsterdam/New York: Benjamins.

 

2001

"Borrowing." In: R.. Mesthrie (ed.), Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics, 432-42. Oxford: Pergamon, 2001. [reprint, with slightly updated bibliography

 

2000

"Crawling toward enlightenment: the verb HBU in Moroccan Arabic." In: Christiane Schaner-Wolles, John Rennison, and Friedrich Neubarth, eds., Naturally! Linguistic studies in honour of Wolfgang Ulrich Dressler presented on the occasion of his 60th birthday, 183-93. Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier.

 

2000

"SIFT-ing the evidence: adaptation of a Berber loan for 'send' in Moroccan Arabic." In: S. Chaker and A. Zaborski, eds., Études berbères et chamito-sémitiques, Mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse, 223-32. Paris/Louvain: Peeters.

 

1999

"Sino-Moroccan citrus: borrowing as a natural linguistic experiment." In: Lutz Erhard and Mohammed Nekroumi, eds., Tradition und Innovation: Norm and Deviation in Arabic and Semitic Linguistics, 168-76. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

 

*1998

"Hermit crabs: formal renewal of morphology by phonologically mediated affix substitution", Language 74:728-59.

 

*1998

(Matthew Gordon & J Heath) "Sex, sound symbolism, and sociolinguistics", Current Anthropology 39:421-49.

 

*1998

"Pragmatic skewing in 1<-->2 pronominal combinations in Amerindian languages." International Journal of American Linguistics 64:83-104.

 

1997

"Moroccan Arabic phonology." In: Alan Kaye, ed., Phonologies of Africa and Asia. Vol 1, pp. 205-18. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns.

 

*1997

"Lost wax: abrupt replacement of key morphemes in Australian agreement complexes", Diachronica 14.2.197-232.

 

1994

"Borrowing". The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, vol. 1:383-94. Oxford & NY: Pergamon.

 

1994

"Uto-Aztecan". The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, vol. 9:4865-6. Oxford & NY: Pergamon.

 

1991

"Autour des réseaux dialectaux dans l'arabe des Juifs et des Musulmans marocains." In: Issachar Ben-Ami, ed., Recherches sur la culture des Juifs d'Afrique du Nord, xlix-lvi. Jerusalem: Communauté Israélite Nord-Africaine, 1991.

 

1991

"Pragmatic disguise in pronominal‑affix paradigms." In Frans Plank, ed., Paradigms: The Economy of Inflection, 75-89. Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

 

1991

"Moroccan Arabic plurals and gemination: Some data to sleep on." In: Semitic Studies: In Honor of Wolf Leslau, Vol. 1, ed. by Alan Kaye, 627-633. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

 

1990

"Verbal inflection and macro‑subgroupings of Australian languages: The search for conjugation markers in non‑Pama‑Nyungan." In: Linguistic Change and Reconstruction Methodology, ed. by Philip Baldi, 403-417. Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

 

1989

"Moroccan affricates", in Paul Wexler et al.,eds., Studia Linguistica et Orientalia Memoriae Haim Blanc Dedicata, 133‑35. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

 

1988

"Lexicon", in Ulrich Ammon et al., eds., Sociolinguistics: An International Handbook/ Soziolinguistik: Ein internationales Handbuch, 1153‑63. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter.

 

1987

"Hasta la mujerra! and other intances of playful language mixing in Morocco ", Mediterranean Language Review 2:113-6.

 

1987

"Story of *-n-: *CV- vs. *CV-n- noun-class prefixes in Australian languages", in Donald Laycock and Werner Winter, eds., A World of Language: Papers Presented to Professor S.A. Wurm on his 65th Birthday, 233-43. (Pacific Linguistics, C-100). Canberra: Australian National University, Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies.

 

*1986

"Syntactic and lexical aspects of nonconfigurationality in Nunggubuyu (Australia)", Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 4:375‑408.

 

1986

"Massacre at Hodgson Downs" [text, Warndarang language], in: L. Hercus and P. Sutton, eds., This is What Happened: Historical Narratives by Aborigines, 177‑81. Australia: AIAS.

 

1985

"Discourse in the field: Clause structure in Ngandi (Australia)." In: J. Nichols and A. Woodbury, eds., Grammar Inside and Outside the Clause, 89‑110. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press.

 

1985

"Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan participles", Int'l Jrnl of American Linguistics, 51(4):441-3.

 

1984

"Language contact and language change", Annual Review of Anthropology 1984, 367‑84. Palo Alto: Annual Reviews, Inc.

 

1983

"On structural determinism in borrowing: Moroccan Arabic." In: P. H. Nelde, ed., Theorie, Methoden und Modelle der Kontaktlinguistik, 52‑58. Bonn: Dümmler.

 

1983

"Referential tracking in Nunggubuyu (Australia)", in John Haiman and Pamela Munro, eds., Switch Reference and Universal Grammar, 129‑49. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

 

1982

"Introduction", in J. Heath et al., eds., Languages of Kinship in Aboriginal Australia,1‑18.

 

1982

(Francesca Merlan and J Heath) "Dyadic kinship terms", in J. Heath et al., eds., Languages of Kinship in Aboriginal Australia, 107‑24.

 

1982

"Where is that (knee)?: Basic and supplementary kin terms in Dhuwal (Yuulngu/Murngin)." In: J. Heath et al., eds., Languages of Kinship in Aboriginal Australia, 40‑63.

 

*1982

(J. Heath and Moshe Bar‑Asher] "A Judeo‑Arabic dialect of Tafilalt (southeastern Morocco)", Zeitschrift für arabische Linguistik 9:32‑78.

 

*1981

"A case of intensive lexical diffusion: Arnhem Land , Australia ", Language 57:335‑67.

 

1981

"The role of Basque in modern linguistic theory", IKER‑1, Euskalarien Nazioarteko Jardunaldiak [Bascologist's International Congress], 433‑44. Bilbao : Euskaltzaindia.

 

1981

"Tubatulabal phonology." In: G. N. Clements, ed., Harvard Studies in Phonology 2, 188‑217. Bloomington: Univ. of Indiana Linguistics Club.

 

1981

"Aspectual 'skewing' in two Australian languages (Mara, Nunggubuyu)." In: P. Tedeschi and A. Zaenen, eds., Tense and Aspect [=Syntax and Semantics 14], 91‑102. New York: Academic.

 

1981

"Hermit crabs in Uto‑Aztecan." In: B. Johns and D. Strong, eds., Syntactic Change, 35‑58. Dept. of Linguistics, Univ. of Michigan.

 

1980

"Dyirbal ergativity: Counter‑rejoinder to Dixon", Linguistics 18:505‑21.

 

*1980

"Mara moieties: A reply", Mankind 12:234‑40.

 

1980

"Nunggubuyu deixis, anaphora, and culture." In: J. Kreiman and A. Ojeda, eds., Papers from the Parasession on Pronouns and Anaphora, 151‑65. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.

 

1980

"Choctaw suppletive verbs and derivational morphology", Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics. Lawrence, Kansas.

 

*1979

"Is Dyirbal ergative?", Linguistics 17:401‑63.

 

1979

"Diffusional linguistics in Australia : Problems and prospects." In: S. Wurm, ed., Australian Linguistic Studies, 395‑418. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

 

1979

"Units in a functional grammar", in P. Clyne et al., eds., The Elements, 52‑59. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.

 

1978

"Mara 'moieties' once again", Mankind 11:468‑79.

 

*1978

"Uto‑Aztecan *na‑class verbs", International Journal of American Linguistics 44:211‑22.

 

1978

"Functional universals", in J. Jaeger et al., eds., Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting, 86‑95. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society.

 

1978

"Linguistic approaches to Nunggubuyu ethnobotany and ethnozoology." In: L. Hiatt, ed., Australian Aboriginal Concepts, 40‑55. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

 

*1977

"Uto‑Aztecan morphophonemics", International Journal of American Linguistics 43:27‑36.

 

1977

"Remarks on Basque verbal morphology." In: William Douglas, Richard Etulain, & William Jacobsen Jr., eds., Anglo-American Contributions to Basque Studies: Essays in Honor of Jon Bilbao., 193-201. (Publications on the Social Sciences, 13.) Reno: Desert Research Institute. University of Nevada.

 

1977

"Choctaw cases." In: K. Whistler et al., eds., Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting, 204‑13. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society.

 

1976

"Antipassivization: A functional typology", in H. Thompson et al., eds., Proceedings of the Second Annual Meeting, 202‑11. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society.

 

1976

"Substantival hierarchies: Addendum to Silverstein." In: R. M. W. Dixon, ed., Grammatical Categories in Australian Languages, 172‑90. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

 

1976

"Ergative/accusative typologies in morphology and syntax." In: R. M. W. Dixon, ed., Grammatical Categories in Australian Languages, 599‑611. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

 

1976

"Simple and compound verbs: Conjugation by auxiliaries in Australian verbal systems: northeast Arnhem Land ." In: R. M. W. Dixon, ed., Grammatical Categories in Australian Languages, 735‑40. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

 

1976

"The derivational suffix 'having': Ritharngu." In: R. M. W. Dixon, ed., Grammatical Categories in Australian Languages, 285‑87. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

 

1976

"Ergative, locative, and instrumental case inflections: Nunggubuyu." In: R. M. W. Dixon, ed., Grammatical Categories in Australian Languages, 408‑11. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

 

1976

"The bivalent suffix ‑ku: Nunggubuyu and Ritharngu." In: R. M. W. Dixon, ed., Grammatical Categories in Australian Languages, 444‑50. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

 

*1975

"Some functional relationships in grammar", Language 51:89‑104.

 

1974

"Some related transformations in Basque." In: M. La Galy et al., eds., Papers from the Tenth Regional Meeting, 248‑58. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.

 

1972

"Uto‑Aztecan relative clauses." In: P. Peranteau et al., eds., Chicago Which Hunt,230‑45.

 

1972

"Genitivization in northern Basque complement clauses",Anuario del Seminario de Filología Vasca "Julio de Urquijo" 6:46‑66.

 

review articles

 

 

2010

Recent case work reviewed," Linguistic Typology 13(3):451-61.

 

1980

"Whither ergativity?: A review article" [Frans Plank, ed., Ergativity: Towards a Theory of Grammatical Relations], Linguistics 18:877‑910.

 

reviews

 

  2013 Feddes, Sebastian. A grammar of Mian. Linguistic Typology 17(2):327-30.
  2012 Aikhenvald, Alexandra & Pieter Muysken, eds. Multi-Verb Constructions: A View from the Americas. Anthropological Linguistics 54(1):87-8.
  2012 Lefebvre, Claire, ed. Creoles, Their Substrates, and Language Typology. Anthropological Linguistics 54(3):305-8.
  2012 Trudgill, Peter. Sociolinguistic Typology. Anthropological Linguistics 54(4):404-7.
  2012 Sampson, Geoffrey, David Gil, & Peter Trudgill, eds. Language complexity as an evolving variable. Anthropological Linguistics 54(4):401-4.
  2011 Song, Jae Jung, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology. Anthropological Linguistics 53(3):287-9.
  2010 John Newman (ed.). The Linguistics of Eating and Drinking. Linguistic Typology 14(1):153-55.
  2009 Zuñiga, Fernando. Deixis and alignment: inverse systems in native languages of the Americas. Studies in Language 33(4):991-94..
  2007 George A. Broadwell. Reference Grammar of Choctaw. Anthropological Linguistics 49:70-72.

 

2005

Suleiman, Yasir. The Arabic language and national identity. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 15(2):281-3

 

2004

Harvey, Mark. A Grammar of Gaaguju. Anthropological Linguistics 46(1):485-6.

 

2004

Terrill, Angela. A Grammar of Lavukaleve. Anthropological Linguistics. 46(4):485-6.

 

2003

Labov, William. Principles of Linguistic Change; vol. 2: Social Factors. Anthropological Linguistics 45(4): 466-73.

 

2002

Sudlow, David. The Tamasheq of North-East Burkina Faso : notes on grammar and syntax including a key vocabulary. Afrika und Uebersee 85(2):315-6.

 

2002

Ratliffe, Martha & Paul Newman, eds., Linguistic Fieldwork. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 23:229-33.

 

2002

Simpson, Jane, David Nash, Mary Laughren, Peter Austin, & Barry Alpher, eds., Forty Years On: Ken Hale and Australian Languages. Anthropological Linguistics 44(2):200-1.

 

1999

Campbell, Lyle. American Indian Languages: The Historical Linguistics of Native America. Anthropological Linguistics 41:125-26.

 

1998

Elgibali, Alaa. Understanding Arabic: Essays in contemporary Arabic linguistics in honor of El-Said Badawi. Language 74:662. [book note]

 

1998

Al-Ani, Salman & Dilworth Parkinso, Arabic linguistics bibliography 1979-1995. Language 74:662. [book note]

 

1998

Goddard, Ives, ed. Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 17: Languages. Anthropological Linguistics 40:141-7.

 

1997

Hasler Hangert, Andrés, El náhuatl de Tehuacán-Zongolica. Journal of Anthropological Research 53:461-2.

 

1995

Abraham, Werner & Theo Janssen, eds., Tempus-Aspekt-Modus: Die lexikalischen und grammatischen Formen in den germanischen Sprachen. Language 72:178-9.

 

1995

Thieroff & Ballweg, eds., Tense Systems in European Languages. Language 72:188-9.

 

1995

Kamp, Hans & Uwe Reyle, From Discourse to Logic. Language 71:823-26.

 

1995

Osborn, Donald, David Dwyer, & Joseph Donohoe Jr., A Fulfulde (Maasina)-English-French lexicon. Int'l Jrnl. of African Histor. St . 28:205-7.

 

1994

Nichols, Johanna. Linguistic Diversity in Space and Time. Anthropological Linguistics 94:92-96.

 

1994?

Alpher, Barry. Yir-Yoront Lexicon: Sketch and Dictionary of an Australian Language. Anthropological Linguistics 33(1):94-6.

 

1994

O'Grady, Geoffrey & Darrell Tryon, Studies in Comparative Pama-Nyungan. Language 70:864-5.

 

1994

Miehe, Gudrun. Die Präfixnasale im Benue-Congo und im Kwa: Versuch einer Widerlegung der Hypothese der Nasalinnovation des Bantu. Language 70:862-3.

 

1994

Mosel, Ulrike & Even Hovdhaugen, Samoan Reference Grammar. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 4:138-40.

 

1992

Talmy Givón, Syntax, A Functional-Typological Introduction, vol. 2. Language 68(4):840-4.

 

1991

Habaka Feghali, with notes by Alan Kaye, Moroccan Arabic Reader. Canadian Journal of Linguistics 36:187-8.

 

1991

Maria Grossmann, Colori e lessico: Studi sulla struttura semantica degli aggettivi di colore in catalano, castigliano, italiano, romeno, latino e ungherese. Language 66:868-69.

 

1989

Frans van Coetsem, Loan Phonology and the Two Transfer Types in Language Contact. Language 65:385‑87.

 

1988

Barry Blake, Australian Aboriginal Grammar. Journal of Linguistics 24:257.

 

1986

Fathi Talmoudi, The diglossic situation in Northern Africa. Journal of Mediterranean Linguistics 2:147-8.

 

1986

Alan Davies et al., eds. Interlanguage. Language 62:962‑63.

 

1986

Ruth Wodak, Hilflose Nähe?: Mütter und Töchter erzählen, Eine Psycho‑ und soziolinguistische Untersuchung. Language 62:955.

 

1986

Talmy Givon, Syntax, A Functional-Typological Introduction (vol. 1). Language 62:160-163.

 

1986

Kees Versteegh, Pidginization and Creolization: The Case of Arabic. Language 62:952‑53.

 

1985

Norbert Nebes. Funktionsanalyse von kaana yafʕalu: Ein Beitrag zur Verbalsyntax des Althocharabischen. Language 61:228.

 

1985

Katherine Siva Sauvel and Pamela Munro, Chem'ivillu' (Let's Speak Cahuilla). Language 61:505‑6.

 

1984

Bernd Heine, The Nubi Language of Kibera: An Arabic Creole. Language 60:991‑92.

 

1984

Robert Dixon and Barry Blake, eds., Handbook of Australian Languages, II. Language 60:465‑66.

 

1984

C. G. von Brandenstein, Names and Substance of the Australian Subsection System. Language 60:466‑67.

 

1983

John Platt and Heidi Weber, English in Singapore and Malaysia : Status, Functions, Features. Language 59:448‑49.

 

1982

R.M.W. Dixon, The Languages of Australia . Journal of Linguistics 18:189‑94.

 

1982

R.W.W. Dixon and Barry Blake, eds., Handbook of Australian Languages, I. Journal of Linguistics 18:194‑97.

 

1979

R.M.W. Dixon, A grammar of Yidin. Language 55(3):706-8.

 

1979

Hansjakob Seiler, Cahuilla Grammar. International Journal of American Linguistics 45:356‑58.

 

1977

Ronald Langacker, Non‑distinct Arguments in Uto‑Aztecan. Language 53:457‑61.

 

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