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Name: Jochen  K Zeller
Institution: University of KwaZulu-Natal
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Homepage: http://www.jzeller.de
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South Africa   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Zulu
Language Family(ies): Nguni (S.40)
Selected Publications: 2001: Particle verbs and local domains. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2002: 'Particle verbs are heads and phrases', in N. Dehé, R. Jackendoff, A. McIntyre and S. Urban (eds), Verb-particle explorations. Berlin/New York: de Gruyter 2002, 233-267.

2003: 'Word-level and phrase-level prefixes in Zulu'. Acta Linguistica Hungarica 50/1-2, 227-244.

2004: 'Relative clause formation in the Bantu languages of South Africa.' Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 22/1-2, 75-93.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Particle Verbs and Local Domains
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Particle Verbs and Local Domains
Dissertation Abstract: Particle Verbs, Local Domains and a Theory of Lexical Licensing

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