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Name: Petra  Marian  Goedegebuure (IPA: xudɘxɘbyrɘ)
Institution: University of Chicago
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State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Hebrew, Ancient
Luwian, Hieroglyphic
Selected Publications: (2010), ‘The Luwian adverbs zanta “down” and *ānni “with, for, against”’. In: Acts of the VIIth International Congress of Hittitology, Çorum, 25-31 August, 2008, Ankar, 299-318.

(2010), ‘Deictic-emphatic -i and the Anatolian demonstratives’. In Ronald Kim, Norbert Oettinger, Elisabeth Rieken & Michael Weiss (eds.), Ex Anatolia Lux. Anatolian and Indo-European studies in honor of H. Craig Melchert on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday. Ann Arbor - New York: Beech Stave Press, 55-67.

(2010), ‘The Luwian Demonstratives of Place and Manner’. In Itamar Singer (ed.), ipatami kistamati pari tumatimis. Luwian and Hittite Studies Presented to J. David Hawkins on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday. (Emery and Claire Yass Publications in Archaeology). Tel Aviv: Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, 76-94.

(2010), ‘The alignment of Hattian: An Active Language with an Ergative Base’. Babel und Bibel 4-5 (2007-2008) (= Proceedings of the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale 53, Moscow), 949-981.

(2009), ‘Focus Structure and Q-word Questions in Hittite.’ In Evelien Keizer and Mirjam van Staden (eds.), Interpersonal grammar: a cross-linguistic perspective. Thematic issue of Linguistics 47/4, 945-967.

(2009), ‘Focus in Hittite and the stressed pronoun apā-: in search of a method.’ In Elisabeth Rieken and Paul Widmer (eds.), Pragmatische Kategorien. Form, Funktion und Diachronie. Akten der Arbeitstagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft 24.–26. September 2007, in Marburg. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 93-112.

(2008). ‘Central Anatolian languages and language communities in the Colony period: A Luwian-Hattian symbiosis and the independent Hittites.’ In Anatolia and the Jazira during the Old Assyrian period. (Old Assyrian Archives, Studies, Volume 3. (PIHANS 111)), edited by J.G. Dercksen, The Netherlands Institute for the Near East: Leiden, 137-180.

(2008), ‘The Hieroglyphic Luwian demonstrative ablative-instrumentals zin and apin.’ In: Alfonso Archi & Rita Francia (eds.), VI Congresso Internazionale di Ittitologia, Roma, 5-9 settembre 2005 (SMEA 49). Roma 2007, 319-334.

(2007), ‘The original function of the Hittite sentence particle -kan: is it a topic reinforcer or does it mark spatial relations?’ Review article of Jacqueline Boley, Dynamics of Transformation in Hittite. The Hittite Particles -kan, -asta and -san. (Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 97), Innsbruck 2000. Bibliotheca Orientalis 64/1-2, 31-63.

(2006), ‘A New Proposal for the Reading of the Hittite numeral ‘1’: sia-’. In Theo van den Hout (ed.), The Life and Times of Hattusili III and Tudhaliya IV. (Festschrift Han de Roos). Publications de l'Institut Historique-Archéologique Néerlandais de Stamboul: Leiden, 165-188.

(2004), ‘The Hittite 3rd person/distal demonstrative asi (uni, eni etc.)’. Die Sprache. Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft 43/1 (2002/2003), 1-32.

(2003), Reference, Deixis and Focus in Hittite. The demonstratives ka- “this”, apa- “that” and asi “yon”. 348 pp. A4 (dissertation University of Amsterdam).

(1998), ‘The Hieroglyphic Luwian Particle REL-i-pa’. In: Acts of the IIIrd International Congress of Hittitology, Çorum, September 16-22, 1996, 233-245.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Hittite Demonstratives
Courses Taught: Linguistics methods for Extinct Languages
Hittite Linguistics
Elementary Hittite
Hittite, advanced (historical and mythological texts)
Cultural Aspects of 2nd millennium Ancient Anatolia
History of 2nd millennium Ancient Anatolia
Religion of 2nd millennium Ancient Anatolia
Elementary Biblical Hebrew
Semitica (=comparative Semitics), elementary and advanced
Academic Paper Abstract: Hittite Noun Phrases in Focus
Split-ergativity in Hittite. Review article of Patri, Sylvain (2007), L'alignement syntaxique dans les langues indo-européennes d'Anatolie (StBoT 49)

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