Nicolas Tournadre

List of John Benjamins publications for which Nicolas Tournadre plays a role.


This paper aims to examine the behaviour of the equivalents of ‘give’ in Lhasa Tibetan in order to confirm, qualify or invalidate the universal tendencies that previous cross-linguistic research has unveiled (Newman 1996, Ed., 1997). We will first explore the semantic relations between the… read more
In this paper, I will present the various types of futures in the Tibetic languages and their relationship to other tenses, aspects and modalities. Tibetic languages constitute a compact family of languages derived from Old Tibetan spoken in six countries (China, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and… read more
Evidentiality is often defined as the grammatical means of expressing information source. This paper argues for a broader definition of evidentials, as close work documenting languages has shown that simply saying evidentials mark source of information does not capture all of the actual uses of… read more