Tabea Reiner

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


Reiner, Tabea 2021 Chapter 6. Comparative concepts are not a different kind of thingLinguistic Categories, Language Description and Linguistic Typology, Alfieri, Luca, Giorgio Francesco Arcodia and Paolo Ramat (eds.), pp. 211–248 | Chapter
This contribution challenges the by now established notion of comparative concepts; in particular, it can be read as a (delayed) response to Haspelmath (2010). Like Haspelmath’s original paper, the present one is theoretical in essence, with examples used primarily for illustration. My main point… read more
Reiner, Tabea 2019 Variation in non-finiteness and temporality from a canonical perspectiveMorphological Variation: Theoretical and empirical perspectives, Dammel, Antje and Oliver Schallert (eds.), pp. 283–310 | Chapter
In this paper, I take widely varying data on the occurrence and acceptability of overt future infinitives in German as evidence for their current emergence. Such a change, however, seems to conflict with a (tentative) prediction from Canonical Typology: Temporally marked infinitives are less… read more