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Name: Agnes  Korn
Institution: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, France
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State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Specialty: Historical linguistics ; Iranian languages
Subject Language(s): Balochi, Southern
Balochi, Western
Balochi, Eastern
Kurdish, Northern
Persian, Iranian
Persian, Old
Kurdish, Central
Kurdish, Southern
Persian, Manichaean Middle
Language Family(ies): Indo-Iranian
Eastern Iranian
Northeast Eastern Iranian
Southeast Eastern Iranian
Unclassified Iranian
Western Iranian
Northwest Western Iranian
Southwest Western Iranian
Unclassified Indo-Iranian
Northwest Iranian
Southeast Iranian
Northeast Iranian
Southwest Iranian
Selected Publications: ¤ Topics in Iranian Linguistics [Beiträge zur Iranistik 34] (eds. Agnes KORN, Geoffrey HAIG, Simin KARIMI et Pollet SAMVELIAN). Wiesbaden : Reichert, 2011.
¤ Towards a Historical Grammar of Balochi. Studies in Balochi Historical Phonology and Vocabulary [Beiträge zur Iranistik 26]. Wiesbaden: Reichert 2005.
In 2007, it won the 'European Award of Iranian Studies of the Societas
Iranologica Europaea.)

¤ Looking for the Middle Way : Voice and Transitivity in Complex Predicates in Iranian // Lingua 135 (2013), pp. 30-55

¤ Final troubles : Armenian stem classes and the word-end in Late Old Persian // Commentationes Iranicae, Vladimiro f. Aaron Livschits nonagenario donum natalicium. Sbornik statej k 90-letiju Vladmira Aronoviča Livšitsa (éds. Pavel Lur’e, Sergei Tokhtas’ev). St Péterbourg : Nestor-Istorija (2013), pp. 74-91

¤ Footnotes on a Parthian Sound-Change // Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 76 (2013), pp. 99-110

¤ On Armenian -agin : additional evidence for a third West Middle Iranian dialect ? (avec Birgit Anette OLSEN) // Münchener Studien zur Sprach¬wissen¬schaft 66 (2012), pp. 201-220

¤ Pronouns as Verbs, Verbs as Pronouns : Demonstratives and the Copula in Iranian // Topics in Iranian Linguistics [Beiträge zur Iranistik 34] (éds. Agnes Korn, Geoffrey Haig, Simin Karimi, Pollet Samvelian). Wiesbaden : Reichert (2011), pp. 53-70

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Dissertation Abstract: Towards a Historical Grammar of Balochi: Studies in Balochi historical phonology and vocabulary
Dissertation Director * of: Die Entwicklung der Ergativkonstruktion im Alt- und Mitteliranischen − Eine korpusbasierte Untersuchung zu Kasus, Kongruenz und Satzbau [The Development of the Ergative Construction in Old and Middle Iranian: A Corpus-Based Approach]
(Thomas Jügel, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Progressives in use and contact: A descriptive, areal and typological study with special focus on selected Iranian languages
(Ghazazleh Vafaeian, Author)

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