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Name: Dietmar  Zaefferer
Institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Cognitive Science
Selected Publications: A. Books
A.1. Author

Frageausdrücke und Fragen im Deutschen. Zu ihrer Syntax, Semantik und Pragmatik. (Studien zur Theoretischen Linguistik 2) München: Fink 1984.

A.2. Editor
Semantic Universals and Universal Semantics. Berlin: Foris/de Gruyter 1991.
Deskriptive Grammatik und allgemeiner Sprachvergleich, Tübingen: Niemeyer 1998.
The Lexicon in Focus. Competition and Convergence in Current Lexicology. Frankfurt am Main etc.: Peter Lang Verlag 2002 (with Leila Behrens).
Sounds and Systems. Studies on Structure and Change. A Festschrift for Theo Vennemann. Berlin: de Gruyter 2002 (with David Restle).
Ontolinguistics. How ontological status constrains the coding of concepts. Berlin: de Gruyter 2007 (with Andrea Schalley).

B. Selected articles
'Deconstructing a classical classification. A typological look at Searle's concept of illocution type', in: Revue Internationale de Philososphie 216 Searle - with his replies (2/2001), 209-225.
'Modale Kategorien', in: Martin Haspelmath, Ekkehart König, Wulf Oesterreicher, Wolfgang Raible (Hgg.), Sprachtypologie und sprachliche Universalien (HSK 20.1). Berlin: de Gruyter 2001, 784-816.
'Polysemy, polyvalency, and linking mismatches. The concept of 'rain' and its codings in English, German, Italian, and Spanish', in: DELTA - Documentação de Estudos em Lingüística Teórica e Aplicada 18, no.spe, 2002, 27-56.
'The puzzle of the autoantonymous argument role. Unraveling the polysemy of RISK/RISKIEREN' - In: David Restle and Dietmar Zaefferer (eds.) 2002, 413-437.
'A unified representation format for spoken and sign language texts' []
'Realizing Humboldt’s dream: Cross-linguistic grammatography as database creation' - In: Ameka, Felix, Alan Dench, Nicholas Evans (eds.)(forthcoming): Catching Language. Issues in Grammar Writing. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Sounds and Systems
Dissertation Director * of: Versprecher: Dissimilation von Konsonanten. Sprachproduktion unter spatio-temporalem Aspekt [Speech Errors: Dissimilation of Consonants. Speech Production under Spatio-temporal Aspect]
(Nora Wiedenmann, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Unified Eventity Representation (UER): A UML-based representational framework for verbal semantics
(Andrea Schalley, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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