Signe Oksefjell Ebeling

List of John Benjamins publications for which Signe Oksefjell Ebeling plays a role.



Patterns in Contrast

Jarle Ebeling and Signe Oksefjell Ebeling

[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 58] 2013. xiv, 257 pp.
Subjects Comparative linguistics | Corpus linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics

Corpus Perspectives on Patterns of Lexis

Edited by Hilde Hasselgård, Jarle Ebeling and Signe Oksefjell Ebeling

[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 57] 2013. viii, 299 pp.
Subjects Corpus linguistics | English linguistics | Historical linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Theoretical linguistics


Ebeling, Signe Oksefjell 2024 Structural and semantic features of adjectives across languages and registersComparing Crosslinguistic Complexity, Ström Herold, Jenny and Magnus Levin (eds.), pp. 57–83 | Article
This study focuses on the seemingly simple grammatical category of adjectives. However, the framework adopted for analysing adjectives from both a cross-linguistic and a cross-register perspective highlights features of grammatical complexity within phrases as well as contrastive complexity… read more
Ebeling, Signe Oksefjell 2021 Minutes of action! A contrastive analysis of time expressions in English and Norwegian football match reportsTime in Languages, Languages in Time, Čermáková, Anna, Thomas Egan, Hilde Hasselgård and Sylvi Rørvik (eds.), pp. 229–254 | Chapter
This contrastive study examines the use of two time expressions – on # minutes and etter # minutes (‘after # minutes’) – in football match reports with the aim of shedding light on their conditions of use in English and Norwegian. The cross-linguistic findings suggest that the patterns are… read more
This chapter examines adverbial intensification of adjectives in present-day English fiction, with the aim of establishing whether dialogic and narrative passages differ in this regard. Although the corpus is relatively small, the study indicates that the frequency of intensification differs… read more
Ebeling, Signe Oksefjell and Jarle Ebeling 2020 Dialogue vs. narrative in fiction: A cross-linguistic comparisonThe Complementary Contribution of Comparable and Parallel Corpora to Crosslinguistic Studies, Granger, Sylviane and Marie-Aude Lefer (eds.), pp. 288–313 | Article
This paper explores both comparable and translation data from the fiction part of the English-Norwegian Parallel Corpus (ENPC) in a new way. Rather than studying fiction as a unified register, we investigate to what extent fiction can be seen to contain (at least) two distinct registers –… read more
Hasselgård, Hilde and Signe Oksefjell Ebeling 2016 Editors’ noteLanguages in Contrast 16:2, p.  | Article
Ebeling, Signe Oksefjell and Hilde Hasselgård 2015 AcknowledgementsLanguages in Contrast 15:2, p.  | Article
In this paper we present a contrastive analysis of two similar-looking patterns in English and Norwegian that may be said to express the same meanings. Both English “for * sake” and Norwegian for * skyld have been attested with the following meanings: purpose, consideration and annoyance (used as… read more
This paper investigates the patterns V REFL NPindef and V NPindef in an English-Norwegian contrastive perspective. Both languages have a set of verbs that may enter into both patterns, as illustrated in the title by ‘find’ and in Norwegian by finne. On the basis of material drawn from the extended… read more
Ebeling, Jarle, Signe Oksefjell Ebeling and Hilde Hasselgård 2013 Using recurrent word-combinations to explore cross-linguistic differencesAdvances in Corpus-based Contrastive Linguistics: Studies in honour of Stig Johansson, Aijmer, Karin and Bengt Altenberg (eds.), pp. 177–200 | Article
The present study explores phraseological differences between English and Norwegian on the basis of a bidirectional parallel corpus, viz. The English-Norwegian Parallel Corpus. The investigation starts from lists of recurrent three-word combinations in English and Norwegian original and translated… read more
Hasselgård, Hilde, Jarle Ebeling and Signe Oksefjell Ebeling 2013 IntroductionCorpus Perspectives on Patterns of Lexis, Hasselgård, Hilde, Jarle Ebeling and Signe Oksefjell Ebeling (eds.), pp. 1–10 | Article
Ebeling, Signe Oksefjell 2009 Oslo Interactive English: Corpus-driven exercises on the WebCorpora and Language Teaching, Aijmer, Karin (ed.), pp. 67–82 | Article
This paper describes the interactive learning environment, Oslo Interactive English, developed at the University of Oslo in 2004/2005. Oslo Interactive English (OIE) offers a wide range of corpus-driven exercises suitable for undergraduate students of English. The exercises are divided into seven… read more