Lexical splits

Outputs

Database

Feist, Timothy, Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett and Erich Round. 2021. Surrey Lexical Splits Database. University of Surrey.

Publications

Corbett, Greville G. 2021. Feature-based competition: A thousand years of Slavonic possession. In:Sedigheh Moradi, Marcia Haag, Janie Rees-Miller and Andrija Petrovic (eds) All Things Morphology: its independence and its interfaces, 171-198. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. doi: 10.1075/cilt.353.10cor. 

Feist, Timothy and Enrique L. Palancar. 2021. Paradigmatic restructuring and the diachrony of stem alternations in Chichimec. Language 97.1–41. Open access. PDF

Round, Erich & Greville G. Corbett. 2020. Comparability and measurement in typological science: the bright future for linguistics. Linguistic Typology, 24.489–525. DOI: 10.1515/lingty-2020-2060 open access. PDF

Feist, Timothy. 2020. Nominal Classification: Does it play a role in referent disambiguation? Studies in Language. Benjamins. Vol. 44:1  pp. 199–239.

Corbett, Greville G. 2019. Pluralia tantum nouns and the theory of features: a typology of nouns with non-canonical number properties. Morphology 29.51-108. DOI: 10.1007/s11525-018-9336-0. Open access. PDF

Fedden, Sebastian and Greville G. Corbett. 2018. Extreme classification. Cognitive Linguistics 29.633-675. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cog-2017-0109. Open access. PDF

Corbett, Greville G. Pluralia tantum nouns in the Slavonic languages. Paper for the XVI International Congress of Slavists, Belgrade 20-27 August 2018 at: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/848705/. DOI: http://doi.org/10.15126/00848705

Fedden, Sebastian, Jenny Audring and Greville G. Corbett (eds) 2018. Non-canonical gender systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Corbett, Greville G. and Sebastian Fedden. 2018. New approaches to the typology of gender. In: Sebastian Fedden, Jenny Audring and Greville G. Corbett (eds) Non-canonical gender systems, 9-35. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Feist, Timothy. Forthcoming. Skolt Saami. In Daniel Abondolo and Riitta-Liisa Välijärvi (eds.), The Uralic Languages. London: Routledge.

Feist, Timothy. 2017. The essive case in Skolt Saami. In Casper de Groot (ed.), Uralic Essive and the Expression of Impermanent State (Typological Studies in Language). Amsterdam: Benjamins. DOI: 10.1075/tsl.119.10fei

Invited Presentations

Schlechtweg, Marcel and Greville Corbett. 22 September 2021. When the s remains / does not remain an s: Further explorations in the acoustics of the English plural suffix. ISMo 2021: 3rd International Symposium of Morphology 2021, CLLE laboratory (CNRS & Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès), online, 22-24 September 2021.

Corbett, Greville G. 14 April 2021. External splits. Invited paper at the Colloquium of the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Moscow State University.

Corbett, Greville G. 24 February 2021. The locus of featural information: evidence from splits, overabundance and internationalisms. Keynote lecture at the workshop  Internationalisms in Slavic as a window into the architecture of grammar, Department of Slavic Studies, University of Graz, Austria (online), 24-26 February 2021.

Corbett, Greville G. 11 December 2020. Internal-external splits: what they tell us. Invited talk for the Indiana University Linguistics Department Colloquium (co-hosted by Surrey Linguistics Circle).

Corbett, Greville G. 16 September 2020. Lexical signatures and internal-external splits. Invited paper at the workshop:  How to fill a cell: computational approaches to inflectional morphology (online). University of York.

Corbett, Greville G. 4 July 2019. Features: what we learn from indigenous languages. Workshop “The alphabet of universal grammar”, British Academy, London. 4-5 July 2019.

Corbett, Greville G. 4 May 2019. External splits: a typology for morphologists and Slavists. Invited plenary lecture for both the American International Morphology Meeting (AIMM4) and Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL 28), Stony Brook University, 3‑5 May 2019.

Corbett, Greville G. 16 November 2018. External splits: a canonical typology. Invited talk at: New approaches to the typology of inflection systems, workshop organized by La fédération Typologie et Universaux Linguistique (FR2559), at the University of Chicago Center in Paris, 16 November 2018. 

Corbett, Greville G. 3 November 2018. A typology of external splits. New Fields for Morphology, University of Surrey, 2-3 November 2018.

Corbett, Greville G.19 April 2018. Binoculars and bicycles: a typology of non-canonical nouns. University of Düsseldorf. 

Corbett, Greville G. 25 January 2018. Pluralia tantum nouns: diversity meets the usual suspects. Invited talk at the Diversity Linguistics Seminar, University of Leipzig.

Corbett, Greville G. 18 January 2018. Pluralia tantum and other wonders of the number system: a canonical analysis. Invited talk at CRISSP, KU Leuven.

Corbett, Greville G. 14 December 2017. Comparability in typology. Invited paper at the Plenary Panel on Comparability (other participants: Kim Sterelny, Lindell Bromham and Ulrike Zeshan) at the 12th Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, Australian National University, Canberra, 11-15 December 2017.

Baerman, Matthew. 5 December 2017. Do paradigms lie? Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics 10, Brussels, 4-5 December 2017.

Corbett, Greville G. 20 October 2017. Hybrids: their place in the typology of external splits. Invited paper at the Resolving Conflicts Across Borders Conference, Dubrovnik, Center for Advanced Academic Studies (CAAS), 20-22 October 2017.

Corbett, Greville G. 26 July 2017. Lexical splits: a canonical approach. Invited paper at the Typology Course, Linguistics Institute, University of Kentucky, July 2017.

Corbett, Greville G. 23 July 2017. Pluralia tantum, plural dominant … a typology of nouns with non-canonical number properties. Invited paper at the Workshop ‘Morphological Typology and Linguistic Cognition’, Linguistics Institute, University of Kentucky, 22-23 July 2017.

Corbett, Greville G. 2 May 2017. Multiple agreement and the Lexeme Consistency Principle. Keynote talk at the Workshop on Pseudo-Coordination and Multiple Agreement Constructions, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 2-3 May 2017.  

Corbett, Greville G. 30 March 2017. The Animacy Hierarchy: challenges, progress and challenges. Keynote talk at the conference “Egocentrism and anthropocentrism in language and discourse”. École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, 30-31 March 2017.

Corbett, Greville G. 1-2 December 2016. Canonical Typology. Course of four lectures (1. Principles and criteria, 2. Hierarchies, 3. Morphology, 4. The Typology of Features) at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, Summer School, Queen’s College, University of Melbourne, 1-5 December 2016. 

Corbett, Greville G. 14 November 2016. Binoculars and Russian sleighs: why pluralia tantum nouns are surprising and problematic. Linguistics Seminar, University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Corbett, Greville G. 5 November 2016. Exotic words: a typology of splits. Linguistics Seminar, Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, Australian National University, Canberra.

Presentations

Schlechtweg, Marcel & Greville G. Corbett. 22 June 2021. Agreement and its acoustic reflexes in English. Phonetics and Phonology in Europe (PaPE), Barcelona (online), 21-23 June 2021.

Schlechtweg, Marcel & Greville G. Corbett. 18 May 2021. Is morphosyntactic agreement encoded in acoustic detail? Conference: Interfaces of Phonetics. Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany (online), 18-19 May 2021.

Schlechtweg, Marcel & Greville G. Corbett. 6 March 2021. Plural agreement in English: Does it affect the duration of the nominal s suffix? Poster at: TLS 2021: The Twentieth Meeting of the Texas Linguistic Society, University of Texas at Austin (virtual), 5-6 March 2021 (delayed because of weather).

Schlechtweg, Marcel & Greville G. Corbett. 6 February 2020. The acoustics of word-final [z] in English: A comparison of pluralia-tantum and regular-plural nouns. Paper at the 19th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, 6-8 February 2020.

Feist, Timothy & Enrique L. Palancar. 28 June 2019. Inflectional complexity as a hindrance to analogy: The case of stem allomorphy in Chichimec. Paper at the 12th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM 12), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 27-30 June 2019.

Baerman, Matthew & Irina Monich. 21 June 2019. Nuer noun inflection. Paper at the workshop Non-canonicity in Inflection. University of Surrey, 21-22 June 2019.

Corbett, Greville G. 21 June 2019. External splits: terms and typology. Paper at the workshop Non-canonicity in Inflection. University of Surrey, 21-22 June 2019.

Feist, Timothy & Enrique L. Palancar. 22 June 2019. The diachrony of stem alternation patterns in Chichimec. Paper at the workshop Non-canonicity in Inflection. University of Surrey, 21-22 June 2019.

Daniels, Don and Greville G. Corbett. 4 May 2018. Repartitioning. 10th Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics Conference (APLL10), University of Surrey, 4-5 May 2018. [Presented by GGC]

Corbett, Greville G. 23 March 2018. Trousers and pantalon: pluralia tantum and the typology of non-canonical nouns. Invited talk at Centre de Linguistique en Sorbonne (CeLiSo).  

Daniels, Don and Greville G. Corbett. 9 March 2018. Repartitioning. Seminar at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, ANU. [Presented by Don Daniels]

Corbett, Greville G. and Sebastian Fedden. 13 December 2017. Nominal classification: a Canonical Typology approach. Paper at the 12th Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, Australian National University, Canberra, 11-15 December 2017. [presented by GGC]

Feist, Timothy and Matthew Baerman. 12 December 2017. Paradigmatic perspectives on morphological organisation. Presented at the 12th Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, Australian National University, Canberra, 11–15 December 2017.

Feist, Timothy. 7 December 2017. Splitting up lexical splits: disentangling morphological complexity. Presented at the 48th Meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society (ALS 2017), University of Sydney, 4–7 December 2017.

Feist, Timothy. 19 October 2017. Making sense of the complex inflectional morphological of Skolt Saami. Presented at the 3rd Saami Linguistics Symposium (SAALS3), Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), Freiburg, 18–20 October.

Baerman, Matthew, 18 October 2017. Three-way length alternations in morphology, 3rd Saami Linguistics Symposium, Freiburg, 18-20 October 2017.

Corbett, Greville G. 11 September 2017. The Lexeme Consistency Principle and the niches where it fails. Paper in the workshop “Niches in morphology’ at SLE 2017. 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea. 10–13 September 2017. University of Zurich, 10-13 September 2017.

Corbett, Greville G. and Norman M. Fraser. 9 September 2017. Elsewhere is plural. Paper at the Morphological Eye: SMG 25th Anniversary Workshop, University of Surrey, 8-9 September 2017.

Byrne, Lydia,  Erich Round, Greville Corbett and Janet Wiles. 7 February 2017. Untangling Morphology with Interactive Visualization. Poster at CoEDL Fest 2017 (Annual conference of CoEDL members, affiliated researchers and Advisory board). Alexandra Park Conference Centre at the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. 5-10 Feb 2017. [presented by Lydia Byrne]

Feist, Timothy. 25 November 2016. Data visualisations as a pedagogical tool for Skolt Saami. Presented at conference: “Documentation, Standardization and Teaching of Endangered Languages in Northern Eurasia” of the Regional Interest Group “Northern Eurasia” (RIGNE2016), 24–26 November.

Feist, Timothy. 27 September 2016. Visualising morphological complexity. Presented at the conference “Advances in Visual Methods for Linguistics” (AVML2016), University of Queensland, Brisbane, 26–28 September 2016.

Byrne, Lydia, Janet Wiles, Erich Round and Greville Corbett. 27 September 2016. Parallel Segments Visualization for Morphological Paradigms – Exploring Relationships at Multiple Scales. Presented at the conference “Advances in Visual Methods for Linguistics” (AVML2016), University of Queensland, Brisbane, 26–28 September 2016. [Presented by Lydia Byrne]

Corbett, Greville G. 4–17 September 2016. Course of eight lectures on ‘Linguistic typology: traditional and canonical’ at the European Summer School in Linguistic Typology, Porquerolles, France.

Project members

Prof Greville G. Corbett
Dr Matthew Baerman
Dr Timothy Feist

Period of award:

Sep 2016 – Aug 2019

Funder

Arts and Humanities Research Council

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