Lyle Campbell

List of John Benjamins publications for which Lyle Campbell plays a role.


ISSN 0176-4225 | E-ISSN 1569-9714


Grammar from the Human Perspective: Case, space and person in Finnish

Edited by Marja-Liisa Helasvuo and Lyle Campbell

[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 277] 2006. x, 280 pp.
Subjects Syntax | Theoretical linguistics | Uralic languages


Campbell, Lyle and Sarah G. Thomason 2023 Obituary: Terry KaufmanDiachronica 40:5, pp. 571–577 | Obituary
Campbell, Lyle 2016 Language documentation and historical linguisticsLanguage Contact and Change in the Americas: Studies in honor of Marianne Mithun, Berez-Kroeker, Andrea L., Diane M. Hintz and Carmen Jany (eds.), pp. 247–272 | Article
This paper examines the relationship between language documentation, especially documentation of endangered languages, and historical linguistics. It address the questions, why is language documentation important to historical linguistics? and what can historical linguistics contribute to language… read more
Campbell, Lyle and Verónica Grondona 2007 Internal reconstruction in Chulupí (Nivaclé)Diachronica 24:1, pp. 1–29 | Article
This paper is about internal reconstruction and the history of Chulupí, a Matacoan language of Argentina and Paraguay. We apply internal reconstruction and postulate several sound changes in the history of Chulupí. We bring the results of this internal reconstruction to bear on external comparisons… read more
Helasvuo, Marja-Liisa and Lyle Campbell 2006 Introduction: Grammar from the human perspectiveGrammar from the Human Perspective: Case, space and person in Finnish, Helasvuo, Marja-Liisa and Lyle Campbell (eds.), pp. 1–10 | Miscellaneous
Campbell, Lyle 2004 Historical linguistics: The state of the artLinguistics Today – Facing a Greater Challenge, Sterkenburg, Piet van (ed.), pp. 109 ff. | Article
Campbell, Lyle 2004 ForewordAustralian Languages: Classification and the comparative method, Bowern, Claire and Harold Koch (eds.), pp. xi ff. | Miscellaneous
Sands, Kristina and Lyle Campbell 2001 Non-canonical subjects and objects in FinnishNon-canonical Marking of Subjects and Objects, Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y., R.M.W. Dixon and Masayuki Onishi (eds.), pp. 251 ff. | Article
Campbell, Lyle 1998 Nostratic: A personal assessmentNostratic: Sifting the Evidence, Salmons, Joseph C. and Brian D. Joseph (eds.), pp. 107 ff. | Article
SUMMARY The controversial Quechumaran proposal, of a distant genetic relationship between the Quechuan and Aymaran families, is an excellent case for checking techniques for dealing with hypothesized remote linguistic kinship and for testing the ability of methods to distinguish diffused from… read more
Campbell, Lyle 1991 Some grammaticalization changes in Estonian and their implicationsApproaches to Grammaticalization: Volume I. Theoretical and methodological issues, Traugott, Elizabeth Closs and Bernd Heine (eds.), pp. 285 ff. | Article
Campbell, Lyle 1990 Indo-European and Uralic Tree NamesDiachronica 7:2, pp. 149–180 | Article
SUMMARY In this paper similarities in tree names shared by Indo-European and Finno-Ugric (and Uralic) languages are presented which demonstrate an old historical connection between the two language families. These correspondences are due either to a genetic relationship or to language contact, or… read more
Mithun, Marianne and Lyle Campbell 1982 On comparative syntaxPapers from the Third International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Hamburg, August 22–26 1977, Maher, J. Peter, Allan R. Bomhard and E.F.K. Koerner † (eds.), pp. 273 ff. | Article
Campbell, Lyle 1981 Generative phonology vs. Finnish phonology: retrospect and prospectPhonology in the 1980’s, Goyvaerts, Didier L. (ed.), pp. 147–182 | Article
Campbell, Lyle 1980 Explaining universals and their exceptionsPapers from the Fourth International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Stanford, March 26–30 1979, Traugott, Elizabeth Closs, Rebecca Labrum and Susan C. Shepherd (eds.), pp. 17–26 | Article