Virve-Anneli Vihman

List of John Benjamins publications for which Virve-Anneli Vihman plays a role.


Vihman, Virve-Anneli, Anna L. Theakston and Elena Lieven 2020 Chapter 1. Acquisition of symmetrical and asymmetrical Differential Object Marking in EstonianThe Acquisition of Differential Object Marking, Mardale, Alexandru and Silvina Montrul (eds.), pp. 21–49 | Chapter
We compared the acquisition of symmetrical and asymmetrical Differential Object Marking (DOM) within Estonian, which employs symmetrical DOM (alternation between overtly case-marked objects) with asymmetrical subsystems (alternation between marked and unmarked objects) for imperatives, impersonal… read more
Nelson, Diane and Virve-Anneli Vihman 2018 Bringing the toys to life: Animacy, reference, and anthropomorphism in Toy Story From Culture to Language and Back: The Animacy Hierarchy in language and discourse, Gardelle, Laure and Sandrine Sorlin (eds.), pp. 203–223 | Article
In the children’s film Toy Story, toys spring to life when their human owners are away, creating an alternative world of transferred animacy relations signalled by visual and linguistic cues. The storylines and characters explore the nature of animacy and relationships between conspecifics and… read more
Vihman, Marilyn and Virve-Anneli Vihman 2011 From first words to segments: A case study in phonological developmentExperience, Variation and Generalization: Learning a first language, Arnon, Inbal and Eve V. Clark (eds.), pp. 109–134 | Article
The emergence and later fading of two phonological templates – a ‘palatal’ template and consonant harmony – are investigated in the first 500 words produced by a child acquiring Estonian and English. Throughout the period the child's use of palatal forms, in particular, considerably exceeds their… read more
Kaiser, Elsi and Virve-Anneli Vihman 2006 Invisible arguments: Effects of demotion in Estonian and FinnishDemoting the Agent: Passive, middle and other voice phenomena, Lyngfelt, Benjamin and Torgrim Solstad (eds.), pp. 111–141 | Article