From possessor agreement to object marking in the evolution of the Udmurt -jez suffix: A grammaticalization approach to morpheme syncretism

Katalin É. Kiss, Pázmány Péter Catholic University and Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Orsolya Tánczos, Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences


Subject prominence and processing dependencies in prenominal relative clauses: The comprehension of possessive relative clauses and adjunct relative clauses in Mandarin Chinese

Chien-Jer Charles Lin, Indiana University Bloomington


On the order of demonstrative, numeral, adjective, and noun

Matthew S. Dryer, University at Buffalo


Prenasalized and postoralized consonants: The diverse functions of enhancement

W. Leo Wetzels, Universidade Federal do Ceará and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Andrew Nevins, University College London and Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro


The real-time dynamics of the individual and the community in grammaticalization

Peter Petré, University of Antwerp and Freek Van de Velde, University of Leuven


Crosslinguistic structural priming as a mechanism of contact-induced language change: Evidence from Papiament-Dutch bilinguals in Aruba and the Netherlands

Gerrit Jan Kootstra and Hülya Şahin, Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen 


The time course of individuals' perception of coarticulatory imformation is linked to their production: Implications for sound change

Patrice Speeter Beddor, University of Michigan, Andries W. Coetzee, University of Michigan and North-West University, Will Styler, University of California, San Diego, Kevin B. McGowan, University of Kentucky, and Julie E. Boland, University of Michigan


Phonological Analysis


Phonological degrees of labiality

Jérémy Pasquereau, Surrey Morphology Group, University of Surrey


The Abawiri tone system in typological perspective

Brendon Yoder, University of California, Santa Barbara and SIL International


Research Report


The global dispreference for posterior voiced obstruents: A quantitative assessment of word-list data

Caleb Everett, University of Miami


Teaching Linguistics


What's in a name? Teaching linguistics using onomastic data

Laurel MacKenzie, New York University




Language documentation twenty-five years on

Frank Seifart, CNRS & Université de Lyon, University of Amsterdam, and University of Cologne, Nicholas Evans, ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, The Australian National University, Harald Hammarström, Uppsala University and Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and Stephen C. Levinson, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics


The evolution of pragmatic markers in English: Pathways of change. By Laurel J. Brinton

Reviewed by Karim Aijmer, University of Gothenburg


Discourse-pragmatic variation in context: Eight hundred years of like. By Alexandra D'Arcy

Reviewed by Joseph Salmons, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Syntax and Spell-out in Slavic. By Steven Franks

Reviewed by Krzysztof Migdalski, University of Wroclaw


Word order change in acquisition and language contact: Essays in honour of Ans van Kemenade. Ed. by Bettelou Los and Pieter de Haan

Reviewed by George Walkden, University of Konstanz


Agreement beyond phi. By Shigeru Miyagawa

Reviewed by Elena Anagnostopoulou, University of Crete


Semantics, metasemantics, aboutness. By Ori Simchen

Reviewed by Gila Sher, University of California, San Diego


Additional Materials


Obituary for Arthur S. Abramson