Sterre Leufkens

List of John Benjamins publications for which Sterre Leufkens plays a role.


Linguistics in the Netherlands 2023

Edited by Sterre Leufkens and Marco Bril

[Linguistics in the Netherlands, 40] 2023. v, 317 pp.
Subjects Theoretical linguistics

Linguistics in the Netherlands 2022

Edited by Jorrig Vogels and Sterre Leufkens

[Linguistics in the Netherlands, 39] 2022. iv, 294 pp.
Subjects Theoretical linguistics


Leufkens, Sterre and Marco Bril 2023 ForewordLinguistics in the Netherlands 2023, Leufkens, Sterre and Marco Bril (eds.), pp. 1–3 | Introduction
Suijkerbuijk, Michelle, Sterre Leufkens and Marten van der Meulen 2022 De dochter doet een powernap: Definite article possessives with kinship terms in DutchLinguistics in the Netherlands 2022, Vogels, Jorrig and Sterre Leufkens (eds.), pp. 192–208 | Article
While kinship relations in Dutch are usually introduced by a possessive determiner, Twitter users have recently been observed to use a definite article in that position. To learn more about the characteristics of this construction, we performed an exploratory investigation of the definite… read more
Vogels, Jorrig and Sterre Leufkens 2022 ForewordLinguistics in the Netherlands 2022, Vogels, Jorrig and Sterre Leufkens (eds.), p.  | Introduction
Leufkens, Sterre 2013 The transparency of creolesJournal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 28:2, pp. 323–362 | Article
In this article I propose that creoles are relatively transparent compared to their source languages. This means that they display more one-to-one relations between meaning and form. Transparency should be distinguished from the concepts of simplicity, ease of acquisition, and regularity.… read more
Leufkens, Sterre 2013 Time reference in English indirect speechCasebook in Functional Discourse Grammar, Mackenzie, J. Lachlan and Hella Olbertz (eds.), pp. 189–212 | Article
When a quotation is syntactically embedded in English, there are repercussions for temporal reference: absolute referential elements have to shift to the new deictic centre. Absolute adverbials must be adapted, dropped or replaced by relative elements. Tense undergoes so-called sequence of tenses… read more