Network Morphology

Network Morphology bibliography

Publications that employ Network Morphology as a theoretical model deal with data from languages as varied as Russian (Slavonic, Indo-European), Arapesh (Kombio-Arapesh, Torricelli) and Bininj Gun-wok (Gunwinygic, Australian).

This bibliography includes some of the major publications on Network Morphology. Please send new items, and any items which have been inadvertently omitted, to:


Aronoff, Mark. 2013. Varieties of morphological defaults and exceptions. ReVEL, special issue 7, 2013.[]

Baerman, Matthew. 2014. Covert systematicity in a distributionally complex system. Journal of Linguistics, 50.1-47. doi:10.1017/S0022226713000030.

Baerman, Matthew, Dunstan Brown and Greville G. Corbett. 2005. The Syntax-Morphology Interface: A study of syncretism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Chapter 4: 'Formal representation; Chapter 5: 'Formal framework and case studies']

Baerman, Matthew, and Greville G. Corbett. 2006. Prolegomena to a typology of morphological features. Morphology 16, 2: 231-246. [Download PDF]

Brown, Dunstan. 1995. Setevaja morfologija i russkij glagol [Network Morphology and the Russian verb]. In A. E. Kibrik, I. M. Kobozeva, A. I. Kuznecova & T. B. Nazarova (eds), Lingvistika na isxode XX veka: itogi i perspektivy: Tesisy meždunarodnoj konferencii: tom I, 74-76. Moscow: Filologiceskij fakul´tet MGU imeni M. V. Lomonosova.

Brown, Dunstan. 1995. Setevaja morfologija i russkaja glagol´naja sistema. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, ser. 9. Filologija 6: 91-108.

Brown, Dunstan. 1998a. Defining ‘subgender': Virile and devirilised nouns in Polish. Lingua 104: 187-233.

Brown, Dunstan. 1998b. Stem indexing and morphonological selection in the Russian Verb. In R. Fabri, A. Ortmann and T. Parodi (eds.), Models of inflection, 196-221. Niemeyer: Tübingen.

Brown, Dunstan. 1998c. From the general to the exceptional: A Network Morphology account of Russian nominal inflection. PhD thesis: University of Surrey.

Brown, Dunstan. 2007. Peripheral functions and overdifferentiation: The Russian second locative. Russian Linguistics. 31, 1: 61-76.

Brown, Dunstan. 2019. Network Morphology. In: Jenny Audring and Francesca Massini (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory, 305-326. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Brown, Dunstan, Greville G. Corbett, Norman Fraser, Andrew Hippisley & Alan Timberlake. 1996. Russian noun stress and Network Morphology. Linguistics 34, 1: 53-107.

Brown, Dunstan & Andrew Hippisley. 1994. Conflict in Russian genitive plural assignment: A solution represented in DATR. Journal of Slavic Linguistics 2, 1: 48-76.

Brown, Dunstan & Andrew Hippisley. 2012. Network Morphology: A defaults-based theory of word structure. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Publisher's site

Corbett, Greville G. 1994. Systems of grammatical number in Slavonic. Slavonic and East European Review 72, 2: 201-217.

Corbett, Greville G. & Norman M. Fraser. 1993. Network Morphology: a DATR account of Russian nominal inflection. Journal of Linguistics 29, 1: 113-42. [Reprinted in Francis X. Katamba (editor) 2003. Morphology: Critical concepts in linguistics, VI: Morphology: Its place in the wider context , 364-396. London: Routledge.]

Corbett, Greville G. & Norman Fraser. 1995. Vycislitel’naja lingvistika i tipologija [Computational linguistics meets typology]. In A. E. Kibrik, I. M. Kobozeva, A. I. Kuznecova & T. B. Nazarova (eds), Lingvistika na isxode XX veka: itogi i perspektivy: Tesisy meždunarodnoj konferencii: tom I, 256-258. Moscow: Filologieskij fakultet MGU imeni M. V. Lomonosova.

Corbett, Greville G. and Norman M. Fraser. 1997. Komp'juternaja lingvistika i tipologija. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta. Serija 9: Filologija, 122-140.

Corbett, Greville G. and Norman M. Fraser. 1999. Default genders. In Barbara Unterbeck, Matti Rissanen, Terttu Nevalainen & Mirja Saari (eds), Gender in grammar and cognition (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs 124), 55-97. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, . [ [Reprinted in 2002. Mouton classics: From Syntax to Cognition: From phonology to text, Vol. I, 297-339. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.]

Corbett, Greville G. and Norman M. Fraser. 2000. Gender assignment: A typology and a model. In Gunter Senft (ed.), Systems of nominal classification (Language, Culture and Cognition 4 ), 293-325. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Corbett, Greville G., Dunstan Brown and Nicholas Evans. 2002. Morphology, typology, computation. In Sabrina Bendjaballah, Wolfgang U. Dressler, Oskar E. Pfeiffer and Maria D. Voeikova (eds), Morphology 2000: Selected Papers from the 9th Morphology Meeting, Vienna 24-28 February 2000 (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 218), 91-104. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Evans, Nicholas, Dunstan Brown and Greville G. Corbett. 1998. Emu divorce: A unified cccount of gender and noun class assignment in Mayali. In: M. C. Gruber, D. Higgins, K. Olson and T. Wysocki (eds), CLS 34: Papers from the 34th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, 127-142. Chicago: CLS.

Evans, Nicholas, Dunstan Brown and Greville G. Corbett. 2001. Dalabon pronominal prefixes and the typology of syncretism: A Network Morphology analysis. In Geert Booij and Jaap van Marle (eds), Yearbook of Morphology 2000, 187-231. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

Evans, Nicholas, Dunstan Brown and Greville G. Corbett. 2002. The semantics of gender in Mayali: Partially parallel systems and formal implementation. Language 78, 1: 111-155.

Fraser, Norman M. & Greville G. Corbett. 1995. Gender, animacy and declensional class assignment: A unified account for Russian. In Geert Booij & Jaap van Marle (eds), Yearbook of Morphology 1994, 123-150. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

Fraser, Norman M. & Greville G. Corbett. 1997. Defaults in Arapesh. Linguistics 103, 1, 25-57.

Halcomb, T. Michael W. 2017. Generating Amharic present tense verbs: A Network Morphology & DATR account. University of Kentucky. Theses and Dissertations--Linguistics. 19. pdf

Hippisley, Andrew . 1996. Russian expressive derivation: a Network Morphology account . Slavonic and East European Review 74, 2: 201-222. 

Hippisley, Andrew. 1997. Declarative derivation. PhD thesis: University of Surrey.

Hippisley, Andrew. 1998. Indexed stems and Russian word formation: a Network Morphology account of Russian personal nouns. Linguistics 36, 6: 1039-1124.

Hippisley, Andrew. 2001. Word Formation Rules in a default inheritance framework: A Network Account of Russian personal nouns. In Jaap van Marle and Geert Booij (eds), Yearbook of Morphology 1999, 221-261. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

Hippisley, Andrew. 2007. Declarative deponency: A Network Morphology account of morphological mismatches. In Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett, Dunstan Brown & Andrew Hippisley (eds), Deponency and morphological mismatches (Proceedings of the British Academy, 145), 145-173. Oxford: British Academy and Oxford University Press.

Hippisley, Andrew 2010a . Paradigmatic realignment and morphological change: diachronic deponency in Network Morphology. In Franz Rainer, Wolfgang U. Dressler, Dieter Kastovsky & Hans Christian Luschützky. (eds.), Variation and change in morphology: Selected papers from the 13th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 2008, 107–27. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Hippisley, Andrew. 2010b. A declarative approach to language change: regularization as realignment. In Max Bane, Juan José Bueno Holle, Thomas Grano, April Lynne Grotberg & Yaron McNabb (eds), Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society. 261-275. Chicago: Chicago Linguistics Society.

Hippisley, Andrew. 2016. Network Morphology. In: Andrew Hippisley and Gregory Stump (eds) The Cambridge Handbook of Morphology, 482-504. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

Hippisley, Andrew. 2021. Network Morphology. In: Rochelle Lieber (ed.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology (Volume 2). 1082-1098. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [pdf]

Hippisley, Andrew and Gerald Gazdar. 1999. Inheritance hierarchies and historical reconstruction: towards a history of Slavonic colour terms. In: Sabrina Billings, John Boyle and Aaron Griffith (eds) CLS 35: the Main Session . Papers from the 35th Meeting of Chicago Linguistics Society. Vol. 1, 125-140. Chicago: Chicago Linguistics Society.

Keydana, Götz. 2013. Accent in thematic nouns. Indo-European Linguistics 1: 107–130.

Paciaroni, Tania. 2020. Nouvelles approches en géolinguistique: la hiérarchie d’héritage projetée sur le réseau dialectal abruzzais. In J.-L. Léonard (ed.), Modélisation diasystémique et typologie. Special Issue of Verbum 42, 1-2: 131-153

Sims, Andrea D. 2019. When the default is exceptional: Word stress in Modern Greek nouns. In And thus you are everywhere honored: Studies dedicated to Brian D. Joseph, 321-347. Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. Download pdf