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Books
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. (to appear) A grammar of Wandala. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter (ca. 715pp)
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and Erin Shay, (eds) (to appear a). The Afroasiatic languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (ca. 600pp)
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and Erin Shay.  (to appear b). Polish translation of Frajzyngier and Shay 2003. Warsaw University Press.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2008.   A Grammar of Gidar. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. 504pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and Erin Shay (eds). 2008.  Interaction of morphology and syntax. Case studies in Afroasiatic. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins. 234pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, Eric Johnston with Adrian Edwards.   2005.   A Grammar of Mina. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 509pp
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, David Rood, and Adam Hodges (eds). 2004.   Linguistic variation and language theories. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins. 430pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, and Mohammed Munkaila. 2004.   Grammatical and semantic relations in Hausa: ‘point of view’ ‘goal’ and ‘affected object’. Cologne: Koeppe. 93pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and Erin Shay.  2003.  Explaining language structure through systems interaction. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins. 309pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2002.   Studies in Chadic morphology and syntax. Paris/Brussels: Peeters. 293pp.
Frajzyngier Zygmunt, with Erin Shay. 2002.  A Grammar of Hdi. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 550pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2001.   A Grammar of Lele. Stanford Monographs in African Linguistics. Stanford: CSLI. 511pp.
Frajzyngier Zygmunt and Traci Curl (eds.)  1999.   Reflexives: Forms and Functions. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins. 286pp
Frajzyngier Zygmunt and Traci Curl (eds.) 1999.   Reciprocals: Forms and Functions. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins. 201pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1996.   Grammaticalization of the Complex Sentence: A case study in Chadic. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins.501pp.        
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1993    A Grammar of Mupun. Berlin: Reimer. 538pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1991    Mupun-English Dictionary. Berlin: Reimer.102pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt (ed.). 1989.  Current Progress in Chadic Linguistics. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins. 312pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1989.  A Grammar of Pero. Berlin: Reimer. 306pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985. A Pero-English and English-Pero Vocabulary. Berlin: Reimer. 93pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1969. Wstęp do językoznawstwa afrykańskiego  (Introduction to African Linguistics). Warsaw: Univ. of Warsaw Press. 120pp.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1968    Wybór tekstów do nauki języka hausa (A Hausa Reader). Warsaw: Univ. of Warsaw Press. 129pp.

Articles
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. (submitted). Parsing morphology [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. (in press). Towards a non-aprioristic syntactic theory. Faits des Languaes, Cahiers. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt.  (in press) Grammaticalization of the reference systems. In Heine, Bernd and Heiko Narog. Handbook of Grammaticalization. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt.  (in press). Possessive subject pronouns in Wandala: Point of view of the subject. In Storch, Anne, Gratien G. Atindogbé, and Roger M. Blench. Copy pronouns. Selected case studies on an African typological feature. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt.  (in press). A comment predication: crossing the boundaries between the simple and the complex sentence In: Clause-hierarchy and Clause-linking : the Syntax and pragmatics interface, ed. by Isabelle Brill. Amsterdam: Benjamins. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. (to appear). (Typological outline of Afroasiatic languages. In Frajzyngier and Shay (to appear).
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, and Erin Shay. To appear b. Chadic languages. In Frajzyngier and Shay (eds.), to appear a.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. (in press). Grammaticalization within and outside of the domain. In Grammaticalization and grammar. Herbert Cuyckens, K. Davidse, and J.C Verstraete. Amsterdam: Benjamins. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt.  (in press). Borrowed grammaticalization and grammaticalizing on the borrowing. In Language Contact in Africa, Rainer Vossen and Christa Koenig (eds.).
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt.  (in press). The principle of functional transparency and dative predication: A case study in Chadic. In Datives in African Languages, ed. by Erhard Voeltz. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2010. Cross-linguistic comparison as a heuristic device: What are object pronouns good for? In: Essais de Linguistique Generale et de  Typologie  Linguistique ed. by Frank Floricic, 63-86,. Lyon: ENS Éditions.
Lai, Vicky Tzu-Yin and Zygmunt Frajzyngier. 2009 Change of Functions of the First Person Pronouns in Chinese. In Papers from the 18th International Conference on Historical Linguistics.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2008. The historical connection between movement away marker and the associative preposition. Sprache und Geschichte im Afrika, 19, ed. by Dymitr Ibriszimow, 107-122. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2008. One way of becoming a dative subject. In Frajzyngier,  Zygmunt and Erin Shay (eds). Interaction of morphology and syntax. Case studies in Afroasiatic, 61-84. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2008. Grammaticalization, typology, and semantics: Expanding the agenda. In
    Rethinking Grammaticalization. New perspectives. Ed by Maria Jose Lopez-Couso and Elena Seoane. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 61-102.
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Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and Erin Shay. 2008. Language-Internal versus Contact-Induced Change: The Split Coding of Person and Number: A Stefan Elders Question. In Journal of Language Contact THEMA 2 (2008). Language Contact and the Dynamics of Language.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt , with Marion Bond, Lori Heintzelman, Dan Keller, Saeko Ogihara, and Erin Shay. 2008. Towards an understanding of the progressive form in English: The Imperative as a heuristic tool. In The aspect-modality interface in typology.  Werner Abraham & Elisabeth Leiss (eds.). Amsterdam: Benjamins, 81-96.
Creissels, Denis, Gerrit J. Dimmendaal, Zygmunt Frajzyngier, & Christa König.  2007.  Africa as a morphosyntactic area. In Africa as a Linguistic Area. Ed. by Bernd Heine and Derek Nurse. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, and Bill Jirsa. 2006. The principle of indirect means in language use and language structure. Journal of Pragmatics 38.4. 513-542.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2005. Grammaticalization of phrasal and clausal relators. Afrika und Übersee, 88, 79-102.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2005. L’augment télique (“goal”) dans les langues tchadique. In Mettouchi, Amina and Antoine Lonnet. Les Langues Chamito-Sémitiques. Faits de Langues, 215-230.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2005. Grammaticalization of switch reference: motivation and means.  Studies in African Linguistic Typology. ed. by Erhard Voeltz. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 113-130.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2004. On segment counting, OCP, and heavy segments. Folia Orientalia  40.93-134.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and Mohammed Munkaila. 2004. Point of view of the subject as a grammatical category. in Papers from the IV World Congress of African Linguistics. Akinbiyi Akinlabi (ed.). Cologne: Koeppe, 199-209.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2004. Principle of functional transparency in language structure and language  change. In Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, David Rood, and Adam Hodges (ed). Linguistic diversity and language theories. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2004. Tense and aspect as coding means. In Journal of West African Languages, 30, 2, 53-67.  Special issue, edited by Bernard Comrie and Ekkehard Wolff. [download]
 Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2003. Tone and vowel deletion, insertion, and syllable structure. In Rose–Juliet Anyanwu (ed.) Stress and tone: The African experience. Frankfurter Afrikanistische Blätter 15. 83-98. Cologne: Koeppe. [download]
 Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2002a.  System interaction in the coding of modality. In Modality. ed by Beukema, Frits and Sjef Barbiers. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 165-184.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, Holly Krech and Armik Mirzayan. 2002b. Motivation for copula in equational clauses. Linguistic Typology, 6.2, 155–198. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 2002c. More on the sources of indirect object marker. In Jaggar, Philip and Ekkehard Wolff, ed. Selected papers of P. Newman with commentaries. Cologne: Koeppe, 236-237.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and Erin Shay. 2001. Modal function of clausal order. In Von Aegypten zum Tschadsee. Eine linguistische Reise durch Afrika. Festschrift für Herrmann Jungraithmayr zum 65. Geburtstag. Ed. by Dymitr Ibriszimow, Rudolf Leger und Uwe Seibert, 159-170.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1999a. Domains of point of view and coreferentiality: system interaction approach to the study of reflexives. Reflexives: Forms and Functions. Frajzyngier and Curl, (eds). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1999b. Coding of the reciprocal function: two solutions. Reciprocals: Forms and Functions. Frajzyngier and Curl, (eds). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, and Jan Mycielski. 1998. On some fundamental problems of mathematical linguistics. In Carlos Martin-Vide, ed., Mathematical and computational analysis of natural language. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 295-310.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1997a.  Grammaticalization of number:  From demonstratives to nominal and verbal plural.  Linguistic Typology 1:193-242.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1997b.  Bidirectionality of grammaticalization. African Linguistics at the Crossroads. Papers from Kwaluseni. Ed. by Robert K Herbert. Cologne: Rüdiger Köpe, 17-38.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1997c. Pronouns and agreement: systems interaction in the coding of reference. Atomism and binding. ed by. Hans Benis, Pierre Pica, and Johan Rooryck. 1997. Dordrecht: Foris, 115-140.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1996a.    On sources of demonstratives and anaphors. Studies in Anaphora. Ed. by Barbara Fox. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins., 169-203.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. with Wendy Ross. 1996b. The structure of the Migaama verbal stem. Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures : Memorial Volume of Karel Petracek. Edited by Petr Zemanek.  Prague : Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Oriental Institute. Prague  211-221.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1995a.    Two complementizers of Lele. Studia Chadica et Hamitosemitica, Akten des Internationalen Symposions zur Tschadsprachenforschung, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, 6.-8. Mai 1991. Ed. by Dymitr Ibriszimow and Rudolf Leger, with Gerald Schmitt. Cologne: Rüdiger Koeppe. 163-170.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1995b. Functional theory of complementizers. Modality in Grammar and Discourse. Ed. by Joan Bybee and Suzanne Fleischman. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 473-502.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1991a.    Typology of complex sentence in Mupun. Phrase complexe dans les langues tchadique. 27-72. Ed. by Herrmann Jungraithmayr and Henry Tourneux. Paris: Geuthner.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1991b.    The de dicto domain in language. Approaches to Grammaticalization. Ed. by Elizabeth C. Traugott and Bernd Heine. Volume I Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins. 219-251.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt and  Tamar Katriel. 1991c. Functions of propositional relators. Semitic Studies in Honor of Wolf Leslau. Ed. by A. Kaye. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 449-461.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1991d.    A man and a woman:  or gender marking in a nominal system. Les relations hommes-femmes dans le bassin du Lac Tchad. Ed by Nicole Echard, vol. II, 35-46. Actes du IV colloque Méga-Tchad. Paris: ORSTOM.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1991e.    with Wendy Ross. Methodological issues in applying linguistics to the study of pre-history. Unwritten testimonies of the African Past, Orientalia Varsoviensia 2. Ed. by Stanisław Piłaszewicz and Eugeniusz Rzewuski. 21-44.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1991f.    with Robert Jasperson. That clauses and other complements. Lingua.83.133-153.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1989a.    Non-propositional addressees. Chicago Linguistic Society 25.2.41-49.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1989b.    with Robert Koops. Double epenthesis and N-class in Chadic. Current Progress in Chadic Linguistics. Ed. by Zygmunt Frajzyngier. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins, 233-250.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1989c.    Three kinds of anaphors. Current Progress in African Linguistics. Ed. by Isabelle Haïk and Laurice Tuller. Amsterdam: Foris, 194-216.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1988.     Semantic determinants of syntactic frames. Etudes Tchadiques, Transitivité et diathèse. Ed. by Herrmann Jungraithmayr & Henry Tourneux. Paris: Geuthner, 97-116.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1987a.    Theory and method of syntactic reconstruction:  Implications of Chadic for diachronic syntax. Linguistische Berichte 109.184-202.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1987b.    Grammaticization through analysis. Papers from the 2nd Pacific Linguistics Conference. Ed. by Scott DeLancey and Russell Tomlin, 125-140.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1987c.    Relative clause in Proto-Chadic. Proceedings of the 4th  International Hamito-Semitic Congress. Ed.by Herrmann Jungraithmayr and Walter W. Müller.  Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins, 425-450.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1987d.    Encoding locative in Chadic. Journal of West African Languages 17.1.81-97.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1987e.    Truth and the compositionality principle: A reply to Palmer. Studies in Language 11.1.211-217.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1987f.    Ventive and centrifugal in Chadic. Afrika und Übersee 70.1.31-47.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1987g.    From verb to anaphora. Lingua 72.15-28.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1987h.   A Cuban Song in Kwiaty Polskie. A case of poetic transplant. Slavic Review 46.1.115-117.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1986a.    Propositional characterization of categories. Papers from the First Pacific Linguistic Conference. Ed. by Scott DeLancey and Russell Tomlin. 108-119.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1986b.    From preposition to copula. Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Ed. by Vassiliki Nikiforidou, Mary VanClay, Mary Niepokuj, and Deborah Feder. 371-386.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1986c.    Lowering rules in Chadic. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 49.2.384-385.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985a.    Borrowed Logophoricity?. Precis from the 15th Conference on African Linguistics, Studies in African Linguistics, Supplement 9. Ed. by Russell G. Schuh, 114-118.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985b.    James Wait's Polish Idiom. Conradiana 17.2.143-144.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985c.    Logophoric systems in Chadic. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 7:23-37.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985d.    'Causative' and 'benefactive' in Chadic. Afrika und Übersee 68. 23-42.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985e.    Ergativity, number, and agreement. Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistic Society. Ed. by Mary Niepokuj, Mary VanClay, Vassiliki Nikiforidou, and Deborah Feder, 96-106.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985f.    On two problems regarding stativity. Relational Typology. Ed. by Frans Plank, Mouton. 61-88.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985g.    Truth and the indicative sentence. Studies in Language 9.2.243-254.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1985h.    Interrogative sentences in Chadic. Journal of West African Languages 15.1.57-72.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1984a.    On the Proto-Chadic Syntactic Pattern. Current Progress in Afro-Asiatic Linguistics:  Papers of the International Hamito-Semitic Congress. Ed. by John Bynon.  Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins, 139-160.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1984b.    On the origin of say and se as complementizers in Black English and English based Creoles. American Speech  59.3.207-210.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1984c.    Ergative and Nominative Accusative Features in Mandara. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 6.35-45. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. l983a.    The underlying form of the verb in Proto-Chadic. The Chad Languages in the Hamitosemitic Nigritic Border Area. Ed. by  Herrmann H. Jungraithmayr, 123-143.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1983b.    Marking Syntactic Relations in Proto-Chadic. Studies in Chadic and Afro-Asiatic Linguistics. Ed. by  E. Wolff and H. Meyer-Bahlburg, Hamburg:Buske, 115-138.[download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. l982a.     Pre-pronominal markers in Chadic. Studies in African Linguistics. Supplement 8. 1981.34-37.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1982b.    On the form and function of pre-pronominal markers in Chadic. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 45.2.323-342. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1982c.    Another look at West-Chadic Verb Classes. Africana Marburgensia  15.1.25-43.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1982d.    Indefinite agent, impersonal, and passive: A functional approach. Lingua 58.267-290.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1981.     Some rules concerning vowels in Chadic. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 44.2.334-348.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1980.     The vowel system of Pero. Studies in African Linguistics 11.1.39-74. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1979.     Notes on the R1R2R2 stems in Semitic. Journal of Semitic Studies 24.1.1-12. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1978a.    An Analysis of BE passive. Lingua 46 133-156. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1978b.    Neutralization in the Consonantal System of Pero. Hamburger Phonetische Beitraege 25.97-119.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1977a.    The plural in Chadic. Papers in Chadic Linguistics. Ed. by Paul Newman and Roxanna Ma Newman. Leiden: Afrika-Studiecentrum 1977, 37-56.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1977b.    On the Intransitive Copy Pronouns in Chadic. Studies in African Linguistics. Supplement 7.73-84.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1976a.    Rule inversion in Chadic:  An explanation. Studies in African Linguistics 7.2. 195-210. [download]
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1976b.   An explanation for periphrastic Passive; or why is 'be' in the passive?  Colorado Research in Linguistics 6.F1-F11.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1975.     Against the universality of spatial Source and Goal. Foundations of Language 60-71.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1974a.   NP ne NP in Awutu:  A Problem in Case Grammar. Language Sciences 33.8-14.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1974b.   Postpositions in Awutu. Journal of West African Languages 9.2.61-70.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1973.    Some problems in the case grammar of Awutu. Colorado Research in Linguistics 3.Fl-F37.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1971.    Postpositions in Awutu. Colorado Research in Linguistics  1.F1-F17.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1969.    J´zyki Sudanu i Gwinei (Languages of the Sudan and Guinea). Wielka Encyklopedia Powszechna. Warsaw: P.W.N., v. XI.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1968.    An Analysis of the Awutu Verb. Africana Bulletin 8.85-115.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1968.    Polish africanists at the conference in Berlin. Africana Bulletin 8.119-120.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1967.    Note on Awutu Printings. Africana Bulletin 6.67-7l.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1967.    Obrz´dy pogrzebowe Awutu. Euhemer-Przegla3d Religioznawczy 4-5.141-145. Reviewed by K. Makulski in Africana Bulletin 9.128-129.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt. 1965.    An analysis of intensive forms in Hausa verbs. Rocznik  Orientalistyczny 29.2.31-51. Reviewed by R. Ohly, in Africana  Bulletin  3.164.


Reviews
(in press). review of Storch, Anne. 1999. Das Hone und seine Stellung im Zentral-Jukunoid. Köln: Köppe. In Journal of African Languages and Linguistics.
2005.  Review of : Aikhenvald, A.S. and R.M.W. Dixon (eds). Studies in Evidentiality. Amsterdam: Benjamins. In Journal of Linguistics 41/1.
2004.  Review of Pi∏aszewicz Stanis∏aw. 2000. Hausa prose writings in ajami by Alhaji Umaru from A. Mischlich/H. Sölken’s collection. Berlin: Reimer. In Orientalistische Literaturzeitung 99: 533-537.
2004.  Review of Corbett, Greville. 2001. Number. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, In General Linguistics.
2001.  Review of: Bantu Historical Linguistics : Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives (CSLI Lecture Notes, No. 99) by Jean Marie Hombert (Editor), Larry M. Hyman (Editor). In Studies in Language, 657-662.
2001.  Review of: Giacalone Ramat, Anna and Paul J. Hopper. 1998. The limits of grammaticalization. Typological Studies in Language 37. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Linguistic Typology 4-2, 304.
2000   Review of: Heusing, Gerald. 1999. Aspects of the Morphology-Syntax Interface in Four Nigerian Languages. LIT Verlag. in Afrika und  Übersee, 83:141-144.
1996   Review of:  Jungraithmayr, Herrmann and Dymitr Ibriszimow. Chadic Lexical Roots, vol. 1 and 2. 1994. Sprache und Oralitat in Afrika. Frankfurter Studien zur Afrikanistik. vol.20. Berlin: Reimer. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and Adrican Studies  59.2 417-419.
1995a   Review of:  Owens, Jonathan. 1993. A Grammar of Nigerian Arabic. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics.16.1.92-96.
1995b.  Review of:  Brenzinger, Matthias, ed. 1992. Language death. Factual and theoretical explorations with special reference to East Africa. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. Studies in Language.19.2.533-538.
1994a.   Review of:  Mauro Tosco. 1991. A grammatical sketch of Dahalo. Hamburg: Buske. Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung (STUF), 234-236.
1994b   Review of: Michael Noonan. 1992. A grammar of Lango. Studies in Language 18.1.230-234.
1994c.   Review of: Herrmann Jungraithmayr. 1991. A dictionary of the Tangale language. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. 57.2.449-450
1994d.   Review of: Herrmann Jungraithmayr. 1992. Lexique Migama. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies  57.3.637-638.
1991a    Review of:  Khalil Alio et Herrmann Jungraithmayr. 1989. Lexique Bidiya. Frankfurter Wissenschaftliche Baitraege. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann. Journal of West African Languages 20.2.113-114.
1991b    Book notice on  R. Zuber. Implications semantiques dans les langues naturelles.. Language 67. 2.426-427.
1991c    Review of:  Jungraithmayr, Herrmann. Lexique mokilko. 1990. Sprache und Oralitat in Afrika. Frankfurter Studien zur Afrikanistik. Sechster Band. Berlin: Reimer. 334. Orientalistische Literaturzeitung 597-599.
1991d    Review of:  Pawlak, Nina. 1989. Gramatyka j´zyka hausa. Fonologia i fonetyka. Morfologia. Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics  212-213.
1990     Review of:  Studies in Hausa language and linguistics. In honour of F.W. Parsons. ed. Graham Furniss and Philip J. Jaggar. London: Kegan Paul. 1988. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 53.2.398-399.
1989    Book notice:  Les verbaux du dangaleat de l'est (Guera, Tchad). Lexiques français-dangaléat et allemand-dangaléat. by Carl Ebobissé. Marburger Studien zur Afrika- und Asienkunde, Band 22. Berlin: Reimer. 1987. Language 65.4.885.
1988a    A combined review of:  Zeltner, Claude and Henry Tourneux. 1986. L'arabe dans le bassin du Tchad. Le parler des Ulad Eli. Paris: Karthala; and Kaye, Alan. 1986. Nigerian Arabic-English Dictionary. Bibliotheca Afroasiatica. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 10.105-109
1988b   Review of:  Khalil Alio. La langue Bidiya. Berlin: Reimer. Journal of West African Languages 18.1.119-122.
1987    Review of : Caitucoli, Claude. Douze contes Masa. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 9.71-73.
1986    Review of: Tourneux, Henry, Christian Seignobos et Francine Lafarge. 1986. Les mbara et leur langue. Journal of West African Languages 16.1.113-116.
1983    Review of: Henry Tourneux. Le mulwi ou vulum de Mogroum. Paris: SELAF, Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 5.183-186.
1980    Review of Russell G. Schuh. The Bole-Tangale Languages of the North Bauchi Area. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 2.2.143-150.
1968    Review of Roman Stopa, "Mowa nianiek w Europie i Afryce" Rozprawy Komisji J´zykowej (Wroc∏aw)  6. (1966), 47-56. Africana Bulletin 8.187-188.
1968    Review of Roman Stopa, "The Genetic Unity of African Languages," Folia Orientalia  7 (1966), 226-273, Africana Bulletin  8.185-186.
1968    Note on: Azembski, M. 1967. Pod sztandarem Proroka. Warszawa: Nasza Ksi´garnia. Africana Bulletin  8.190.
1968    Note on: Teliga, L. 1967. Trawlerem do Afryki. Gdynia:  Wydawnictwa  Morskie. Africana Bulletin 190-191.
1968    Note on: Bin€kowski, Andrzej. 1967. D∏ugi cien€ Moj˝esza Czombe. Warszawa: KiW. Africana Bulletin 8. 189-190.
1968    Note on: Lewicki, Tadeusz. 1967. Sur le nom de dieu chez les Berbères medievaux. Folia Orientalia 8. Africana Bulletin 9.130-229.
1968    Note on: Zaborski, Andrzej. 1967. Arabic loan words in Somali; Preliminary Survey. Folia Orientalia  8.125-175. Africana Bulletin  9.148-149
1968    Note on: MaÊka, Zbigniew. 1967. Versuch einer formalen Darstellung des Wordtyppen mit vollstaendiger Wurzelreduplikation im Hausa. Folia Orientalia 8. Africana Bulletin 9.149.
1966    Note on: Fenrych, W. 1965. Zapiski z Afryki Zachodniej. Szczecin: Szczecinskie Towarzystwo Naukowe.  Africana Bulletin.
1966    Note on: S€liwka-Szczerbic, W. 1965. Harmatan i wielki deszcz. Warszawa: KiW. Africana Bulletin 4.166-167.
1966    Note on: Mioduszewski, St. 1965. Jachtem przez d˝ungle Nigerii. Gdynia: Wydawnictwo Morskie. Africana Bulletin 4.167.
1966    Note on: Ohly, Rajmund. Abstract nouns within the system of noun  class 14 in Swahili. Rocznik Orientalistyczny.  Africana Bulletin 3.164.
1966.    Note on: Szczygie∏, B. 1966. Tubib wÊród nomadów. Warszawa: Iskry. Africana Bulletin 7.167.


Reports

1984    Describing a language. An essay presented to the Center for Applied Humanities, University of Colorado, 53p.
1990  with Wendy Ross. Structure of the Migaama Verb. A UROP sponsored study.

LECTURES and PAPERS READ
2010. Paper read at the Sociéte de Linguistique de Paris
2010. Plenary speaker. The 10th North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics.  Austin, Texas, February 2010
2009. Keynote Speaker, Languages and cultures in Africa’s social transition. University of Warsaw,  December 2009.
2009. Zygmunt Frajzyngier and Amina Mettouchi.  Non-paradigmatic morphology. Irregularity in morphology conference. Bremen.
2009. Keynote speaker. 6th World Conference on African Linguistics, Cologne.
2008. Invited talk, Department of Linguistics, University of Nantes.
2008. Invited talk at the National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.
2007. Plenary speaker. Workshop on Typology of African Languages, in association with the VIIth Congress of the Association of Linguistic Typology, Paris.
2007. Invited speaker: Symposium: Language  contact and dynamics of  language: Theory and implications. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Paper co-authored with Erin Shay.
2007. Plenary speaker. The 3rd Seoul International Conference on Discourse and Cognitive Linguistics.
2007. Invited talk at Pukyong University, Busan
2006. Plenary speaker. Syntax of World’s Languages, Lancaster, England
2006. Invited talk, University of Stockholm
2005. Plenary speaker,  New reflections on Grammaticalization III, Santiago de Compostella
2003. Invited talk, Rice University.
2003. Symposium Linguistic Diversity and Language Theories, University of Colorado
2003. Invited talk, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin
2003. with Mohammed Munkaila. IV Congress of African Linguistics,
2003. MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology
2003. Invited talk, Auckland University
2003. La Trobe University
2003. Invitd talk, University of Melbourne
2002. Invited talk, Principle of functional transparency and dative predication. University of Stockholm.
2002. Invited talk. Datives in Chadic. Workshop on Datives. University of Cologne.
2002. Invited talk. The category point of view. University of Bayreuth.
2001. Invited lecture. Grammaticalization of phrasal and clausal relators. CNRS Paris
2001. Grammaticalization of the domain of reference. International Symposium: Typology of African Languages. Invited talk. University of Cologne.
2000. Tense/aspectual systems and the typology of clauses: A cross-linguistic view. International Symposium on Areal Typology of West African Languages.  Invited talk.
2000. Coding Locative Predication. III World Congress of African Linguistics.
2000  Functions of anaphors. Workshop on anaphora. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
2000  Plenary speaker, Typology of anaphors. Workshop on Reflexive and
Reciprocals. University of Konstanz.
2000  A methodology for the typology of functional domains in language: The case of the definite marker. Conference on Cognitive Typology, University of Antwerp.
2000  Invited lectures: University of Leipzig, Université de Nice, Université de Lyon, University of Zurich, University of Konstanz, University of Bayreuth, University of Frankfurt, Free University of Berlin, University of Amsterdam.
1999  with Bill Jirsa. Principle of Indirect Means in language use and language structure.
        Pragma 99 Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
1999   with Holy Krech. Motivation for copula in equational clauses. 3rd Congress of the Association of Linguistic Typology. Amsterdam.
1997  Invited talk, Coding syntactic structures through phonology. Symposium on Endangered Languages in Africa. July 29-Aug.1, Leipzig, .
1997  Pragmatically independent and pragmatically dependent clauses:  an addition to clausal typology. 2nd World Congress of African Linguistics, University of Leipzig.
1997  Affectedness, control, and anaphora:  the reflexive forms and functions. International Symposium on Reflexives and Reciprocals. Boulder, Colorado.
1997  External possessor:  A system interactional approach. Symposium on External Possessor Constructions. Invited speaker. Eugene, Oregon
1997  with Erin Shay. Grammatical function of nominal classification. II Congress of the Association of Linguistic Typology. Eugene, Oregon
1997  Pronouns and agreement. Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado
1996  An outline of system interactional approach to language structure:  pronouns, 'agreement', switch  reference, and coreference. University of Basque Country. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
1996  with Jan Mycielski. On fundamental problems of mathematical linguistics. II Congress of Mathematical Linguistics, Tarragona, Spain.
1996    Logophoricity, switch reference, and the binding of pronouns. Workshop on atomicity and binding. February 15-17. Leiden. Invited talk.
1995    Nonmodal function of complementizers. Inaugural Meeting of the Association of Linguistic Typology. September Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain).
1995    Functional theory of raising, small clauses, and related phenomena. Conference on Functional Approaches to Grammar. Albuquerque, NM
1994    On bidirectionality of grammaticalization. First World Congress of African Linguistics, Swaziland. July 1994.
1994    On sources of demonstratives and anaphoras. Symposium on Anaphora, Boulder, Co., May 1994
1993    with Erin Shay. Modal functions of clausal order. 20th Conference on African Linguistics, Columbus, Ohio.
1993    Grammatical Relations, University of Zürich.
1992    Using data bases in comparative work. CATALYSIS 1992, University of Warsaw, Poland. June 1992
1992    Typology of Complex Sentence in Chadic. CATALYSIS 1992, University of Warsaw, Poland. June 1992
1992    Functional theory of comlementizers. Symposium on Mood and Modality. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque  May 1992.
1992    Origin of verbal and nominal plural in Chadic. 20th North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics. Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. April 1992.
1991    Two complementizers of Lele. Invited Paper. Hamito-Semitica Symposium. University of Frankfurt.
1991    Origin of nominal plural markers in Chadic. Invited Lecture. University of Leiden.
1991    Grammar as an object and product of cognition. Invited Lecture. Cologne University
1991    Invited lecture, University of Bielefeld
1991    Grammar as an object and a result of cognition. Institute of Cognitive Studies, University of Colorado.
1990    with Robert Jasperson. That clauses and other complements. Dept. of Linguistics, CU, Colloquium.
1990    Syntax because of the semantics of negation. Invited Lecture, University of Jos.
1990    OCP and the heavy segments. 19th North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics. Atlanta, Georgia.
1989    with Wendy Ross. Methodological issues in applying linguistics to the study of pre-history. Symposium:  Unwritten testimonies of the African Past. Ojrzanów, Poland. Invited Lecture.
1988    On the nature of lexical categories:  The case of the adjective. 19th Conference on African Linguistics, Boston, Mass.
1988    The de dicto category in language. Symposium on grammaticalization. Eugene, Oregon.
1988    Un homme, une femme, ou la (ré)invention du genre grammatical dans une langue tchadique. Colloque Mega-Tchad, Paris
1988    Typology of complex sentences in Mupun. Groupe d'études tchadique, LACITO, CNRS, Paris.
1987    Three kinds of anaphors. 18th Conference on African Linguistics, Montréal.
1987    Double epenthesis and the N-class.  With Robert Koops  International Symposium on Chadic Linguistics, Boulder
1987    The functions of complementizers. 17th Colloquium on African  Linguistics, University of Leiden.
1986    From preposition to copula. Berkeley Linguistic Society, 12th  Annual Meeting.
1986    Sources and motivation for locative extensions in Chadic. 17th Conference on African Linguistics, Bloomington, Indiana.
1986    From verb to anaphora. 16th Colloquium on African Linguistics, University of Leiden.
1986    Functional explanation for serial verb constructions. CNRS   LACITO. Groupe d'Etudes Tchadique. Paris. Invited paper.
1986    Grammaticalization without metaphorical extension. Second Pacific Linguistics Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene,  Oregon.
1985a    Ergativity, number, and agreement. Berkeley Linguistic Society,  11th Annual meeting.
1985b    Syntactic, semantic, and cognitive prerequisites in linguistic analysis. Meeting on the Readings in Cognition, Univ. of Colorado.
1985c    Theory and method of syntactic reconstruction: Implications from  Chadic. Invited Lecture, University of Bielefeld.
1985d    Encoding locative in Chadic: A comparative-historical study. 15th Colloquium on African Linguistics. University of Leiden.
1985e    Propositional characterization of categories. First Pacific Linguistics Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene.
1984    Truth and the indicative sentence. Meetings on the Readings in cognition. University of Colorado.
1984    Two logophoric systems in Chadic, 15th Conference on African Linguistics, UCLA.
1984    Interrogative sentence in Proto-Chadic, 15th Conference on African Linguistics, University of Leiden.
1984    Linguistic and social thought of Baudoin de Courtenay. Committee on the History and Philosophy of Science. University of Colorado.
1983    Nominative-accusative and ergative features in the Mandara verb 8th Regional Conference on Language and Linguistics,  Minneapolis.
1983    Relative clause in Proto-Chadic, 4th International  Hamito-Semitic Congress, Marburg, Germany.
l982    Causative and benefactive markers in Chadic. 13th Conference on African Linguistics in Montréal.
1981    On the form and function of pre-pronominal markers in Chadic. 12th Conference on African Linguistics, Stanford University.
1981    Marking syntactic relations in Proto-Chadic. International  Chadic Colloquium, Hamburg, Germany.
1980    Invited lecture. Underlying form of Proto-Chadic verb. Department of Africa, School of Oriental and African Studies,  University of London.
1980    Indefinite subject, impersonal and passive. LSA Summer Meeting, Albuquerque.
1979    Another look at West Chadic verb classes. 10th Conference on African Linguistics, Champaign-Urbana.
1979    Toward a reconstruction of the underlying form of Proto-Chadic verb. Conference on Chadic Languages within the Hamito-Semitic-Nigritic Border Area, Marburg, Germany.
1979    On the function of passives. Department of Linguistics,  University of Reading, England.
1978    On the Proto-Chadic syntactic pattern. III International Hamito-Semitic Congress, London.
1977    On the Intransitive Copy Pronouns in Chadic. Eighth Conference on African Linguistics, UCLA.
1976    Emergence of nominal plural:  A Case Study in Chadic. Leiden Colloquium on Chadic Linguistics.
1975    On a new method of syntactic analysis. Department of Arabic,  Ahmadu Bello University, Kano, Nigeria.
1975    Some problems in Pero phonology. Department of Nigerian  Languages, Ahmadu Bello University, Kano, Nigeria.
1975    On the vowel system of Pero. Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University.
1975    Neutralization in Pero. Linguistic Colloquium, University of Colorado.
1973    An analysis of benefactive phrases. Linguistic Colloquium, University of Colorado.
1972    On the universality of source and goal. Linguistic Circle, University of Colorado.
1971    Some problems in the case grammar of Awutu. Linguistic Circle, University of Colorado.
1970    Postpositions in Awutu. Linguistic Circle, University of Colorado.
1967    Semantic value of noun-affixes in Awutu. Institut für Orientforschung, Berlin, Germany.
1964    On the phonology of Awutu. Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana. Legon, Ghana.
1963    On the intensive form of the Hausa verb. Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana. Legon, Ghana.

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