Zuzanna Fuchs

List of John Benjamins publications for which Zuzanna Fuchs plays a role.


Fuchs, Zuzanna, Maria Polinsky and Gregory Scontras 2024 Chapter 12. Explaining gender: Lessons from heritage SpanishMultifaceted Multilingualism, Grohmann, Kleanthes K. (ed.), pp. 292–326 | Chapter
This work examines the knowledge of grammatical gender by bilingual speakers for whom Spanish is the weaker language in the dyad, that is, heritage speakers of Spanish. In modeling heritage speakers’ knowledge and use of grammatical gender, we distinguish between gender assignment (how nouns get… read more
This paper presents an eye-tracking study using the Visual World Paradigm that tests whether participants are able to access gender information on definite articles and deploy it to facilitate lexical retrieval of subsequent nouns. A comparison of heritage speakers of Spanish with control… read more
Fuchs, Zuzanna and Jenneke van der Wal 2022 The locus of parametric variation in Bantu gender and nominal derivationLinguistic Variation 22:2, pp. 268–324 | Article
In this paper, we capture the crosslinguistic variation in Bantu nominal structure in a unified analysis of gender on n (Kramer 2014, 2015). We demonstrate that this analysis accounts for the morphosyntactic properties of basic nouns as well as locative and diminutive derivations. Moreover, it… read more