Eleanor Coghill

List of John Benjamins publications for which Eleanor Coghill plays a role.



Coghill, Eleanor 2019 Grammatical relations in Telkepe Neo-AramaicArgument Selectors: A new perspective on grammatical relations, Witzlack-Makarevich, Alena and Balthasar Bickel (eds.), pp. 349–398
This chapter describes grammatical relations in the North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic. Telkepe Neo-Aramaic has nominative-accusative alignment. The core arguments that can be clearly distinguished are subject, direct object of a transitive verb, dative object of a ditransitive verb and theme of a… read more | Chapter
Coghill, Eleanor 2018 Chapter 11. Information structure in the Neo-Aramaic dialect of TelkepeInformation Structure in Lesser-described Languages: Studies in prosody and syntax, Adamou, Evangelia, Katharina Haude and Martine Vanhove (eds.), pp. 297–328
This paper describes the expression of information structure in the North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic dialect of Telkepe, a town in northern Iraq. Based on the author’s fieldwork data, it looks at the various ways in which information structure is given linguistic expression in the dialect, in particular… read more | Chapter
This paper examines the development of a future (more precisely ‘prospective’) auxiliary from a motion verb in a small group of Neo-Aramaic dialects spoken in Iraq. The long written record of Aramaic allows us to follow the grammaticalization process in some detail, and recent documentation of… read more | Article