Tabea Ihsane

List of John Benjamins publications for which Tabea Ihsane plays a role.


Subjects Generative linguistics | Romance linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Generative linguistics | Romance linguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Success or failure in L2 acquisition has been attributed to different factors, such as the linguistic domain involved, (the absence of) instruction or positive or negative transfer. Whereas in most of the literature these factors are studied separately, in this paper we investigate the relative… read more
Ihsane, Tabea and Petra Sleeman 2016 Gender agreement with animate nouns in FrenchRomance Linguistics 2013: Selected papers from the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), New York, 17-19 April, 2013, Tortora, Christina, Marcel den Dikken, Ignacio L. Montoya and Teresa O'Neill (eds.), pp. 159–176 | Article
Grammatical gender and semantic gender do not always go hand in hand. In French such mismatches can be observed outside the strict DP. To account for such phenomena and for gender more generally, we propose that gender is expressed in two positions within DP: on N as an uninterpretable feature… read more
Ihsane, Tabea 2010 Bare nouns with different edgesEdges, Heads, and Projections: Interface properties, Di Sciullo, Anna Maria and Virginia Hill (eds.), pp. 23–46 | Article
The central observation in this paper is that bare nouns display an ambiguous interpretation only under coordination. Adopting a strict syntax-semantic mapping, this paper focuses on this property and argues that the ambiguity follows from the level of complexity of the left periphery: plural and… read more
Ihsane, Tabea 2003 1. A typology of possessive modifiersFrom NP to DP: Volume 2: The expression of possession in noun phrases, Coene, Martine and Yves D’hulst (eds.), pp. 23–42 | Article