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Building semantic maps for closely related languages: Words for ‘grain’ and their kin in South Mande

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina
Published in: Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft, 40, 2022, Page(s) 207-230, ISSN 0721-9067
Publisher: Mouton de DeGruyter
DOI: 10.1515/zfs-2021-2045

Moraic preservation and equivalence in Gújjolaay Eegimaa perfective reduplication

Author(s): Abbie Hantgan, Serge Sagna and Stuart Davis
Published in: Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 41, 2020, ISSN 0167-6164
Publisher: Foris Publications
DOI: 10.1515/jall-2020-2003

African multilingualism viewed from another angle : challenging the Casamance exception

Author(s): Serge Sagna; Abbie Hantgan
Published in: The International Journal of Bilingualism, 2, 2021, ISSN 1367-0069
Publisher: Kingston Press Services Ltd.
DOI: 10.1177/13670069211023146

Logophoric speech is not indirect: towards a syntactic approach to reported speech constructions

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina, Anna Bugaeva
Published in: Linguistics, 59(3), 2021, Page(s) 609-633, ISSN 0024-3949
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
DOI: 10.1515/ling-2021-0067

Reported speech in Kakabe: Loose syntax with flexible indexicality

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina, Alexandra Vydrina
Published in: Folia Linguistica, 54(1), 2020, Page(s) 133-166, ISSN 0165-4004
Publisher: The Hague Mouton
DOI: 10.1515/flin-2020-2029

Logophoric strategy in San-Maka

Author(s): Elena Perekhvalskaya
Published in: Language in Africa, 1(4), 2020, Page(s) 115–130, ISSN 2686-8946
Publisher: Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.37892/2686-8946-2020-1-4-115-130

Rhymed Talk and Ideophones: Recovering Extinct Discourse Practices from Russian Realist Fiction

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina, Boris Maslov
Published in: Signs and Society, 10(2), 2022, ISSN 2326-4497
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
DOI: 10.1086/718860

First steps towards the detection of contact layers in Bangime: a multi-disciplinary, computer-assisted approach

Author(s): Abbie Hantgan; Hiba Babiker; Johann-Mattis List
Published in: Open Research Europe, 2, 2022, ISSN 2732-5121
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
DOI: 10.12688/openreseurope.14339.1

When Linguists and Speakers Do Not Agree: The Endangered Grammar of Verbal Art in West Africa

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina
Published in: Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, 28/2, 2018, Page(s) 197-220, ISSN 1055-1360
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
DOI: 10.1111/jola.12189

Verb phrase external arguments in Mande

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina
Published in: Natural Language & Linguistic Theory, 2018, ISSN 0167-806X
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s11049-018-9417-0

Reported speech forms a dedicated syntactic domain

Author(s): Stef Spronck, Tatiana Nikitina
Published in: Linguistic Typology, 23/1, 2019, Page(s) 119-159, ISSN 1430-0532
Publisher: Mouton de DeGruyter
DOI: 10.1515/lingty-2019-0005

Diminutives derived from terms for children: Comparative evidence from Southeastern Mande

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina
Published in: Linguistics, 57/1, 2019, Page(s) 1-28, ISSN 0024-3949
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
DOI: 10.1515/ling-2018-0029

Missionary descriptions of Mande languages: verbal morphology in 19th century grammars

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina
Published in: Faits de Langues, 50/2, 2020, Page(s) 13-29, ISSN 1244-5460
Publisher: Brill
DOI: 10.1163/19589514-05002006

Synchronic and diachronic strategies of mora preservation in Gújjolaay Eegimaa

Author(s): Abbie Hantgan-Sonko
Published in: Journal of African Languages and Literatures, 1, 2020, Page(s) 1-25, ISSN 2723-9764
Publisher: UniorPress / Università degli studi di Napoli L'Orientale
DOI: 10.6092/jalalit.v1i1.6732

Logophoricity and shifts of perspective: New facts and a new account

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina
Published in: Functions of Language, 27(1), 2020, Page(s) 78 - 99, ISSN 0929-998X
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
DOI: 10.1075/fol.20001.nik

The use of manner demonstratives in discourse: A contrastive study of Wan (Mande) and Kambaata (Cushitic)

Author(s): Tatiana Nikitina, Yvonne Treis
Published in: 2020
Publisher: Language Science Press
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4055816

User-friendly automatic transcription of low-resource languages: Plugging ESPnet into Elpis

Author(s): Oliver Adams; Benjamin Galliot; Guillaume Wisniewski; Nicholas Lambourne; Ben Foley; Rahasya Sanders-Dwyer; Janet Wiles; Alexis Michaud; Séverine Guillaume; Laurent Besacier; Christopher Cox; Katya Aplonova; Guillaume Jacques; Nathan W. Hill
Published in: ComputEL-4: Fourth Workshop on the Use of Computational Methods in the Study of Endangered Languages, Mar 2021, Hawai‘i, United States, 2, 2021
Publisher: University of Colorado Boulder
DOI: 10.33011/computel.v1i.969

M and R as elements of a syntactic unit: Where would the relation between M and R come from, if not from syntax?

Author(s): Stef Spronck, Tatiana Nikitina
Published in: Linguistic Typology, 23/1, 2019, Page(s) 245-254, ISSN 1613-415X
Publisher: Mouton de DeGruyter
DOI: 10.1515/lingty-2019-0014