Christian Lehmann

List of John Benjamins publications for which Christian Lehmann plays a role.

Book series


Lehmann, Christian 2019 Complex spatial prepositions from Latin to CastilianLes prépositions complexes dans les langues romanes, Fagard, Benjamin, José Pinto De Lima and Dejan Stosic (eds.), pp. 93–125 | Article
From among the various processes that form prepositions in the history from Latin to Castilian, the investigation concentrates on the formation of prepositional adverbs like Spanish delante (de) ‘in front (of)’. There are two mechanisms for their formation: (a) An adverb or a preposition is… read more
Lehmann, Christian 2014 Indirect codingMorphology and Meaning: Selected papers from the 15th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 2012, Rainer, Franz, Francesco Gardani, Hans Christian Luschützky and Wolfgang U. Dressler (eds.), pp. 97–124 | Article
Morphologically and syntactically conditioned alternations indirectly code their conditioner. The distinction between semantic information that is coded by a property of an expression and semantic information that conditions and constrains a property of an expression brings rigor into linguistic… read more
Lehmann, Christian 2010 Roots, stems and word classesParts of Speech: Empirical and theoretical advances, Ansaldo, Umberto, Jan Don and Roland Pfau (eds.), pp. 43–64 | Article
Helmbrecht, Johannes and Christian Lehmann 2008 Hocank's challenge to morphological theoryLessons from Documented Endangered Languages, Harrison, K. David, David S. Rood and Arienne Dwyer (eds.), pp. 271–316 | Article
Hočank is a highly endangered Siouan language of Wisconsin and Nebraska which currently is the object of an extensive documentation project at the University of Erfurt, Germany. The paper presents a descriptive investigation of parts of Hočank verb morphology and its implications for morphological… read more
Lehmann, Christian 2008 Roots, stems and word classesParts of Speech: Descriptive tools, theoretical constructs, Ansaldo, Umberto, Jan Don and Roland Pfau (eds.), pp. 546–567 | Article
The assignment of a linguistic sign to a word class is an operation that must be seen as part of the overall transformation of extralinguistic substance into linguistic form. In this, it is comparable to such processes as the transitivization of a verbal base, which further specifies a relatively… read more
Lehmann, Christian 2008 Information structure and grammaticalizationTheoretical and Empirical Issues in Grammaticalization, Seoane, Elena and María José López-Couso (eds.), pp. 207–229 | Article
Lehmann, Christian 2006 Participant roles, thematic roles and syntactic relationsVoice and Grammatical Relations: In Honor of Masayoshi Shibatani, Tsunoda, Tasaku and Taro Kageyama (eds.), pp. 153–174 | Article
Lehmann, Christian and Elisabeth Verhoeven 2006 Extraversive transitivization in Yucatec Maya and the nature of the applicativeCase, Valency and Transitivity, Kulikov, Leonid, Andrej L. Malchukov and Peter de Swart (eds.), pp. 465–493 | Article
Lehmann, Christian 2002 New reflections on grammaticalization and lexicalizationNew Reflections on Grammaticalization, Wischer, Ilse and Gabriele Diewald (eds.), pp. 1–18 | Article
Lehmann, Christian 1991 Grammaticalization and related changes in contemporary GermanApproaches to Grammaticalization: Volume II. Types of grammatical markers, Traugott, Elizabeth Closs and Bernd Heine (eds.), pp. 493 ff. | Article
Lehmann, Christian 1990 Towards lexical typologyStudies in Typology and Diachrony: Papers presented to Joseph H. Greenberg on his 75th birthday, Croft, William A., Suzanne Kemmer and Keith Denning (eds.), pp. 161 ff. | Article
Lehmann, Christian 1988 Towards a typology of clause linkageClause Combining in Grammar and Discourse, Haiman, John and Sandra A. Thompson (eds.), pp. 181 ff. | Article
Lehmann, Christian 1984 Review of Hagège (2006/1982): La structure des languesStudies in Language 8:1, pp. 97–102 | Review