Ferenc Kiefer †

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ferenc Kiefer † plays a role.



Subjects Morphology | Theoretical linguistics

Hungarian General Linguistics

Edited by Ferenc Kiefer †

Subjects Theoretical linguistics | Uralic languages


Kiefer, Ferenc † 2015 The privative derivational suffix in Hungarian: A new accountNegation in Uralic Languages, Miestamo, Matti, Anne Tamm and Beáta Wagner-Nagy (eds.), pp. 601–614 | Article
The paper is devoted to the examination of the distribution and the productivity of the privative suffix in Hungarian. It is shown that the privative suffix can be attached productively to nouns referring to concrete objects but it is blocked in the case of abstract nouns formed by means of the… read more
Aktionsart is defined as the modification of verb meaning by morphological means. The article claims that languages in which aktionsarten are derived by preverbs form a Sprachbund. The central area of the Sprachbund is occupied by Slavic languages. The Sprachbund includes Yiddish, Lithuanian,… read more
Kiefer, Ferenc † 2009 ModalityGrammar, Meaning and Pragmatics, Brisard, Frank, Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 179–207 | Article
Kiefer, Ferenc † 2004 Sur l’ordre des adjectifsLexique, Syntaxe et Lexique-Grammaire / Syntax, Lexis & Lexicon-Grammar: Papers in honour of Maurice Gross, Leclère, Christian, Éric Laporte, Mireille Piot and Max Silberztein (eds.), pp. 275–285 | Article
The present paper discusses the neutral order of attributive adjectives in French. It starts out with a semantic classification of adjectives, which is based on both syntactic and semantic criteria. The following main types of adjectives are distinguished: (i) absolute adjectives, (ii) relative… read more
Kiefer, Ferenc † and Piet van Sterkenburg 2003 7.3 Design and production of monolingual dictionariesA Practical Guide to Lexicography, Sterkenburg, Piet van (ed.), pp. 350–365 | Chapter
Kiefer, Ferenc † 2000 ModalityHandbook of Pragmatics: 1998 Installment, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen (eds.), pp. 1–36 | Article
Kiefer, Ferenc † 1996 Lexical information and the temporal interpretation of discourseEssays in Semantics and Pragmatics: In honor of Charles J. Fillmore, Shibatani, Masayoshi and Sandra A. Thompson (eds.), pp. 111 ff. | Article
Kiefer, Ferenc † 1992 Sentence Type, Sentence Mood and Illocutionary TypeCurrent Advances in Semantic Theory, Stamenov, Maxim I. (ed.), pp. 269 ff. | Article
Kiefer, Ferenc † 1986 Epistemic Possibility and FocusTopic, Focus and Configurationality: Papers from the 6th Groningen Grammar Talks, Groningen, 1984, Abraham, Werner and Sjaak de Meij (eds.), pp. 161 ff. | Article
Kiefer, Ferenc † 1986 Focus and modalityLanguage and Discourse: Test and Protest, Mey, Jacob L. (ed.), pp. 287 ff. | Article
Kiefer, Ferenc † 1982 The aspectual system of HungarianHungarian General Linguistics, Kiefer, Ferenc † (ed.), pp. 293–329 | Article
Kiefer, Ferenc † 1979 A Brief RejoinderLingvisticæ Investigationes 3:2, pp. 379–381 | Discussion
Kiefer, Ferenc † 1979 What Do Conversational Maxims Explain?Lingvisticæ Investigationes 3:1, pp. 57–74 | Article
Kiefer, Ferenc † 1978 Factivity in HungarianStudies in Language 2:2, pp. 165–197 | Article