Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Himmelmann - Publications

Monographs

2001
Sourcebook on Tomini-Tolitoli Languages. General Information and Word Lists, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, xxii+436 pp.
1999(with John Wolff), Toratán, München: Lincom (Languages of the World, Materials 130), 118 pp.
1997Deiktikon, Artikel, Nominalphrase: Zur Emergenz syntaktischer Struktur, Tübingen: Niemeyer (Linguistische Arbeiten 362), 330 pp. (PDF here; higher-quality PDF here)
1987
 Morphosyntax und Morphologie - Die Ausrichtungsaffixe im Tagalog, München: Fink (Studien zur theoretischen Linguistik Vol. 8), 207 pp.


Edited Books

2006    (with Jost Gippert & Ulrike Mosel), eds, Essentials of language documentation, Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs 178, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter
2005a    (with Karl Alexander Adelaar), eds, The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar, London: Routledge, xxii+841 pp.
2005b(with Eva Schultze-Berndt), eds, Secondary predication and adverbial modification. The Typology of depictives, Oxford: Oxford University Press, xxv+448 pp.
2005c(with John Bowden), eds, Papers in Austronesian dialectology and subgrouping, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics
2004
(with Walter Bisang & Björn Wiemer), eds, What makes grammaticalization - a look from its components and its fringes, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, vi+354 pp.

Articles

In print:
1. (with Margaret Florey) "New directions in field linguistics. Training strategies for language documentation in Indonesia", to appear in: Margaret Florey (ed.) Endangered languages of Austronesia, Oxford: OUP

2. “Language endangerment scenarios: A case study from northern Central
Sulawesi”, to appear in: Margaret Florey (ed.) Endangered languages of
Austronesia, Oxford: OUP (PDF here)

3. "Notes on Waima'a intonation", in: Michael Ewing & Marian Klamer (eds), Typological and Areal Analyses: Contributions from East Nusantara, Leiden: KITLV Press (PDF here)

4. "Notes on noun phrase structure in Tagalog", in: Michael Ewing & Simon Musgrave (eds), Special issue of Australian Journal of Linguistics (PDF here)


2008a
"Lexical categories and voice in Tagalog", in: Peter Austin & Simon Musgrave (eds), Voice and Grammatical Relations in Austronesian Languages, Stanford: CSLI, 247-293 (PDF here)
2008b
"Reproduction and preservation of linguistic knowledge: Linguistics’ response to language endangerment", Annual Review of Anthropology 37:337–50 (Text here)
2008c
(with Robert D. Ladd) "Prosodic Description: An Introduction for Fieldworkers", Language Documentation & Conservation 2(2):244–274 (PDF here)
2006a "Language documentation: What is it and what is it good for?", in: Jost Gippert, Nikolaus P. Himmelmann & Ulrike Mosel (eds), Essentials of language documentation, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1-30 (PDF here)
2006b
"Prosody in language documentation", in: Jost Gippert, Nikolaus P. Himmelmann & Ulrike Mosel (eds), Essentials of language documentation, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 163-181 (PDF here)
2006c
"The challenges of segmenting spoken language", in: Jost Gippert, Nikolaus P. Himmelmann & Ulrike Mosel (eds), Essentials of language documentation, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 253-274 (PDF here)
2006d "How to miss a paradigm or two: Multifunctional ma- in Tagalog", in: Felix Ameka, Alan Dench & Nicholas Evans (eds), Catching Language, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 27 pp. (PDF here) (New PDF)
2005a "The Austronesian languages of Asia and Madagascar: Typological overview", in: Karl Alexander Adelaar & Nikolaus P. Himmelmann (eds), The Austronesian languages of Asia and Madagascar, 110-181, London: Routledge (PDF here)
2005b"Tagalog", in: Karl Alexander Adelaar & Nikolaus P. Himmelmann (eds), The Austronesian languages of Asia and Madagascar, 350-376, London: Routledge (PDF here)
2005c(with Eva Schultze-Berndt), "Issues in the syntax and semantics of participant-oriented adjuncts: an introduction", in: Nikolaus P. Himmelmann & Eva Schultze-Berndt (eds), Secondary predication and adverbial modification, 1-67 (PDF here)
2005d"Tagalog", Article 135 in: Geert Booij, Christian Lehmann, Joachim Mugdan & Stavros Skopeteas (eds), Morphology. An International Handbook on Inflection and Word Formation, Berlin: de Gruyter, 1473-1490
2005e"Die austronesischen Sprachen: Einige strukturelle Charakteristika", in: Wilhelm R. Baier & Christian Zinko (eds), Die Sprache ist die Seele eines Volkes. Die großen Sprachfamilien, Graz: Leykam, 85-94
2005f "Gram, construction, and class formation", in: Clemens Knobloch & Burkhard Schaeder (eds), Wortarten und Grammatikalisierung: Perspektiven in System und Erwerb, Berlin: de Gruyter, 79-93 (PDF here)
2004a
(with Eva Schultze-Berndt), "Depictive secondary predicates in crosslinguistic perspective", Linguistic Typology 8:59-131 (PDF here)
2004b"On statives and potentives in western Austronesian (mostly Tagalog)", in: Paul Law (ed), Proceedings of Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association 11:103-119 [ZAS Papers in Linguistics Nr 34, October 2004, Berlin] (PDF here)
2004c"Lexicalization and grammaticization: opposite or orthogonal?", in: Walter Bisang, Nikolaus P. Himmelmann & Björn Wiemer (eds), What makes grammaticalization - a look from its components and its fringes, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 21-42 (PDF here)
2004d
"Documentary and Descriptive Linguistics", in Osamu Sakiyama & Fubito Endo (eds), Lectures on Endangered Languages 5: from the Tokyo and Kyoto Conferences 2002, 37-83 [= extended version of Himmelmann 1998a] (PDF here)
2003a
(with John Hajek & John Bowden), "Lóvaia: An East Timorese Language on the verge of extinction", International Journal of the Sociology of Language 160:155-167"Voice in two northern Sulawesi languages", in: Fay Wouk & Malcolm Ross (eds), The history and typology of western Austronesian voice systems, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, 123-142
2003b(with Karl Alexander Adelaar) "Die austronesischen Sprachen", in: Wilfried Seipel (ed.), Der Turmbau zu Babel. Ursprung und Vielfalt von Sprache und Schrift (Exhibition Catalogue), Vol. II, Milano: Skira, 81-85
2002a"Voice in two northern Sulawesi languages", in: Fay Wouk & Malcolm Ross (eds), The history and typology of western Austronesian voice systems, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, 123-142
2002b
"Eine bedrohte Sprache in Osttimor", gbs-bulletin 7:9-15
2002c"Eine bedrohte Sprache in Osttimor", gbs-bulletin 7:9-15"Voice in Western Austronesian: An update", in: Fay Wouk & Malcolm Ross (eds), The history and typology of western Austronesian voice systems, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, 7-16
2001a"Articles", Article 62 in: Martin Haspelmath, Ekkehard König, Wulf Oesterreicher & Wolfgang Raible (eds), Language Typology and Language Universals, Berlin: de Gruyter, 831-841 (PDF here)
2001b(with John Hajek), "A report on the current sociolinguistic situation in Lautém (East Timor)", Studies in Languages and Cultures of East Timor 4:88-97
2000"Towards a typology of typologies", Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 53:5-12
1999"The lack of zero anaphora and incipient person marking in Tagalog", Oceanic Linguistics 38:231-269 (PDF here)
1998a"Documentary and Descriptive Linguistics" Linguistics 36:161-195 (PDF here)
1998b"Regularity in irregularity: Article use in adpositional phrases", Linguistic Typology 2:315-353
1997"The paragogic vowel in Lauje (Tomini-Tolitoli): Phonology or Morphosyntax?", in: Cecilia Odé & Wim Stokhof (eds), Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 81-104
1996a"Person Marking and Grammatical Relations in Sulawesi", in: Hein Steinhauer (ed.), Papers in Austronesian Linguistics No. 3, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (=PL A-84), 115-136
1996b"Zum Aufbau von Sprachbeschreibungen", Linguistische Berichte 164:315-333
1996c"Demonstratives in Narrative Discourse: A Taxonomy of Universal Uses", in: Barbara Fox (ed.), Studies in Anaphora, Amsterdam: Benjamins (= TSL 33), 203-252 (PDF here; higher-quality PDF here)
1993"Material Ambitions", Languages of the World 7:66-68
1992Grammaticalization and Grammar, Arbeitspapier Nr. 16, Köln: Institut für Sprachwissenschaft
1991a"Tomini-Tolitoli Sound Structures", NUSA 33 (= James N. Sneddon (ed.), Studies in Sulawesi Languages, Part II), 49-70
1991bThe Philippine Challenge to Universal Grammar, Arbeitspapier Nr. 15, Köln: Institut für Sprachwissenschaft
1986Morphosyntactic Predication. A functional-operational approach, akup 63, Köln: Institut für Sprachwissenschaft



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