Publications


Current

  • "Polar-kyaa: Y/N or Speech Act Operator?", joint talk with Rajesh Bhatt at the Workshop on Non-Canonical Questions and Interface Issues, Hegne February 2014 [PDF]
  • Jointly with Deepak Alok: "Scope Marking at the Syntax-Semantics Interface", Oxford Research Encyclopedia [PDF]

2017

  • "Does Hindi-Urdu have feature driven wh movement to Spec vP?" Linguistic Inquiry 48.1 [PDF]
  • "Determining (In)definiteness in the Absence of Articles", Proceedings of TripleA 3 [PDF]

2016

  • Questions, Oxford Surveys in Semantics and Pragmatics, OUP [OUP].
  • "Multiple Wh Questions", in M. Everaert and H. van Riemsdijk, Syntax Companion2nd Edition [PDF].

2015

  • "Incorporation: Morpho-Syntactic vs. Semantic Considerations", in O. Borik and B. Gehrke (eds.) The Syntax and Semantics of Pseudo-Incorporation, Syntax and Semantics 40 [PDF]

2014

  • "Bangla Plural Classifiers", Language and Linguistics, 15.1. [PDF]

2013

  • “A Viability Constraint on Alternatives for Free Choice”, in A. Falaus (ed) Alternatives in Semantics, Palgrave. [PDF]
  • “On the Existential Force of Bare Plurals Across Languages", in I. Caponigro and C. Cechetto From Grammar to Meaning: The Spontaneous Logicality of Language. [PDF]
  • "The Syntax of Scope and Quantification", den Dikken (ed), Cambridge Handbook of Generative Syntax. [PDF]

2012

  • “Bangla Classifiers: Mediating between Kinds and Objects”, Italian Journal of Linguistics 24.2 [PDF]

2011

  • "Hindi Pseudo-Incorporation", Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 29.1, 123-167. [PDF].
  • "Bare Noun Phrases", Maeinborn, von Heusinger and Portner (eds), Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning, 33.2 1087-1108. 2011. [PDF]

2010

  • Jointly with Roger Schwarzschild: “Definite Inner Antecedents and Wh-Correlates in Sluices”, in Starverov, Altshuler, Braver, Fasola and Murray (eds) Rutgers Working Papers in Linguistics.[PDF]

2009

  • Jointly with Jane Grimshaw: "Subordination at the Interface: A Quasi-subordination Hypothesis", Rutgers Univ. Ms. [PDF]
  • "Variation in English Free Choice Items", in Mohanty and Menon (eds) Universals and Variation: Proceedings of GLOW in Asia VII. [PDF]
  • “Semantic Variation and Pleonastic Determiners: The Case of the Plural Definite Generic”, in Khuong, Richa and Sinha (eds.) The Fifth Asian GLOW: Conference Proceedings, CIIL (Mysore) and FOSSSIL (New Delhi). [PDF]

2007

  • Jointly with Rajesh Bhatt: "Rightward Scrambling as Rightward Remnant Movement", Linguistic Inquiry 38.2: 287-301. [PDF]

2005

  • "Multiple Wh Questions", in M. Everaert and H. van Riemsdijk, Syntax Companion 3, Case #44, Blackwell Publishers [PDF].

2004

  • "Licensing by Modification", in Ilha Do Desterro, special issue on Semantics: Lexicon, Grammar and Use. [PDF]
  • " The Universal Force of Free Choice Any", Linguistic Variation Yearbook 4, 5-40 [PDF]
  • "Number Marking and (In)definiteness in Kind Terms", Linguistics and Philosophy 27.4, 393-450 [PDF]
  • Clause Structure in South Asian Languages, Kluwer (Joint editor with Anoop Mahajan). [TOC]   [INTRO]

2003

  • "Two Types of Universal Terms in Questions"(reprint of 1992 paper) in Gutiérrez‑Rexach (ed) Semantics: Critical Concepts, Routledge.[PDF]
  • "Bare Nominals: Non-specific and Contrastive Readings under Scrambling", in Simin Karimi (ed.) Word Order and Scrambling, Blackwell Publishers.[PDF]

2002

  • "Single-pair vs. Multiple-pair Answers: Wh in-situ and Scope", Linguistic Inquiry. 33.3, 512-20. [PDF]

2000

  • "Scope Marking: Cross-linguistic Variation in Indirect Dependency", in Lutz, Mueller and von Stechow (eds.) Wh-Scope Marking, John Benjamins. [PDF]

1998

  • "ANY as Inherently Modal." Linguistics & Philosophy 21, 433-476. [PDF]

1997

  • "Free Relatives and Ever: Identity and Free Choice Readings."Proceedings of SALT VII, pp. 99-116. [PDF]

1996

  • Locality in WH Quantification. Kluwer.  [Chap1 : Problem of Locality] [Chap2 : Scope of Hindi Wh] [Chap3 : Scope Marking] [Chap4 : Semantics of Questions] [Chap5 : Correlatives] [Chap6 : Definiteness in Relativization] [Chap7 : Conclusion]

1995

  • "Quantification in Correlatives." In Bach, Jelinek, Kratzer and Partee (eds.), Quantification in Natural Language, 179-205. Kluwer. [PDF].
  • "Licensing any in non-negative, non-modal contexts." Proceedings of SALT V, 72-93. [PDF]

1994

  • "Scope Marking as Indirect Wh Dependency", in Natural Language Semantics. [PDF]
  • "Binding facts in Hindi and the Scrambling phenomenon." In Butt, King and Ramchand (eds.), Theoretical Perspectives on Word Order Issues in South Asian Languages. [PDF]

1992

  • "The Singular-Plural Distinction in Hindi Generics", Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory II: OSU Working Papers in Linguistics 40, pp. 39-58. [PDF]

1991

  • "The Syntax and Semantics of Correlatives", Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. [PDF]



Last updated December 24, 2013