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Veröffentlichungen / Publications

Begutachtete Artikel / Reviewed Articles

[2020] M. Zimmermann, J. DeVeaugh Geiss, S. Toennies & E. Onea. (Non-)exhaustivity in focus partitioning across languages. In V. Hegedús & I. Vogel (eds.), Apporaches to Hungarian 16. Benjamins, Amsterdam. 207-230.

[2019] E. Onea and M. Zimmermann. Question in discourse: An overview. In M. Zimmermann, E. Onea, K. v. Heusinger (eds.), Questions in discourse. Vol.1: Semantics. Leiden: Brill. 5-117.

[2018a]. J. DeVeaugh-Geiss, S. Toennis, E. Onea & M. Zimmermann. That's not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in clefts. Semantics and Pragmatics 11(3).

[2018b]. Wird schon stimmen! A degree operator analysis of 'schon'. Journal of Semantics 35(4): 687-739.

[2018c] G. Ronasi, M.H. Fischer and M. Zimmermann. Language and Arithmetic: A Failure to Find Cross Cognitive Domain Semantic Priming Between Exception Phrases and Subtraction or Addition. Frontiers of Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01524.

[2016a] Information Structure. In M. Aronoff (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics. DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199772810-0130

[2016b]. Predicate Focus. In C. Féry & S. Ishihara (eds.), Handbook of Information Structure. Oxford. Oxford University Press.

[2015a]. T. Güldemann, S. Zerbian, and M. Zimmermann. Variation in Information Structure with Special Reference to Africa. Annual Linguistic Review 1: 155-178.

[2014]. Was glaubt Ede, wer der Mörder ist? On D-Trees, Embedded Foci, and Indirect Scope Marking. In D. Gutzmann et al. (eds.), Approaches to Meaning. Composition, Values, and Interpretation. Current Research in the Semantics Pragmatics-Interface (CRiSPI) 32. Brill, Leiden. 306-340.

[2013]. D. Hole and M. Zimmermann. Syntactic Partitioning in (South) East Asian: A cross-linguistic comparison of clefting in Japanese, Burmese and Chinese. In K.Hartmann und T. Veenstra (Eds.), Cleft Structures. Benjamins, Amsterdam. 285-318.

[2012a]. K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. Focus Marking in Bura: Semantic Uniformity matches syntactic heterogeneity. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 30(4): 1061-1108.

[2012b]. K. Tamba, H. Torrence, and M. Zimmermann. Quantification in Wolof. In E. Keenan und D. Paperno (Eds.), Handbook of Quantifiers in Natural Language. Springer. 891-940.

[2012c]. G. Kobele and M. Zimmermann]. Quantification in German. In E. Keenan und D. Paperno (Eds.), Handbook of Quantifiers in Natural Language. Springer. 227-283.

[2011a] Quantificational Structures in Low German: On the Functional Structure of DP and the feature content of pronominal quantifiers. Journal of Comparative Germanic Syntax.
DOI 10.1007/s10828-011-9046-z
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[2011b] Discourse Particles. In P. Portner, C. Maienborn und K. von Heusinger (eds.), Semantics. (= Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft HSK 33.2). Berlin, Mouton de Gruyter. 2011-2038.
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[2011c] H. Drenhaus, M. Zimmermann & S. Vasishth. Exhaustiveness effects in clefts are not truth-functional
Journal of Neurolinguistics 24(3):320-337
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[2011d] Focus Marking und Focus Interpretation. [with Edgar Onea]
Lingua 121: 1651-1670. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2011.06.002
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[2011e] The grammatical expression of focus in West Chadic: Variation and uniformity in and across languages.
Linguistics 49(5):1161-1211. DOI 10.1515/LING.2011.032
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[2011f] C. Chiarchos, I. Fiedler, M. Grubic, K. Hartmann, J. Ritz, A. Schwarz, A. Zeldes, M. Zimmermann. Information Structure in African Languages: Corpora and Tools. Language Resources and Evaluation 45: 361-374; doi:10.1007/s10579-011-9153-0

[2010a] M. Zimmermann and C. Féry. Introduction. In M. Zimmermann & C. Féry (eds.), Information Structure. Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 1-11.

[2010b] I. Fiedler, K. Hartmann, B. Reineke, A. Schwarz, and M. Zimmermann. Subject focus in West African languages. In M. Zimmermann & C. Féry (eds.), Information Structure. Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 234-257.
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[2009a] Morphological Focus Marking in Gùrùntùm /West Chadic). Lingua 119 (9): 1340-1365. doi:10:10.1016/j.lingua.2009.02.002. [with K. Hartmann].
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[2009b] Variation in the expression of universal quantification and free choice: The case of Hausa koo-wh expressions. The Linguistic Variation Yearbook 8. 179-232.
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[2008a] Contrastive Focus and Emphasis. Acta Linguistica Hungarica 55: 347-360.
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[2008b] Quantification in Hausa. In L. Matthewson (ed.), Quantification: Universals and Variation. Bingley, Emerald. 415-475.
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[2008c] Discourse Particles in the Left Periphery. In P. Cook, W. Frey, C. Maienborn & B. Shaer (eds.), Dislocated Elements in Discourse. Oxford, Routledge. 200-231.
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[2007a] A. Lipták and M. Zimmermann. Indirect Scope Marking Again: A Case for Generalized Question Formation. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory (NLLT) 25(1): 103-155.
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[2007b] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. Focus Strategies in Chadic: The Case of Tangale Revisited. Studia Linguistica 61(2): 95-129.

[2007c] I like that damn paper - Three comments on Christopher Potts' 'The expressive dimension'. Theoretical Linguistics 33(2): 247-254.
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[2007d] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. In Place - Out of Place? Focus in Hausa. In K. Schwabe & S. Winkler (eds.),
On Information Structure, Meaning and Form: Generalizing Across Languages. Benjamins, Amsterdam: 365-403.
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[2007e] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. Exhaustivity Marking in Hausa: A Re-Evaluation of the Particle nee/cee.
In E. Aboh, K. Hartmann & M. Zimmermann (eds.), Focus Strategies in African Languages: On the interaction of focus and grammar in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin. 241-263.
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[2006a] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. Information Structure and the Left Periphery in Dghwed'e. In P. Brandt & E. Fss (eds.), Form, Structure, and Grammar. A Festschrift Presented to Günther Grewendorf on Occasion of His 60th Birthday. Berlin, Akademie. 187-207.
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[2004a] Zum 'Wohl': Diskurspartikeln als Satztypmodifikatoren. Linguistische Berichte 199, 253-286.
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[2003a] Pluractionality and Complex Quantifier Formation. Natural Language Semantics 11, 249-287.
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[2002a] 'Binominal each-constructions (BECs)' in German and English. In J.W. Zwart and W. Abraham (eds.),
Studies in Comparative Germanic Syntax: Proceedings from the 15th Workshop on Comparative Germanic Syntax
(Groningen, May 26-27), Benjamins, Amsterdam/ Philadelphia, 343-371.

[2002b] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. Syntactic and Semantic Genitive. In C. Maienborn (ed.),
(A)Symmetrien - (A)Symmetries. Beiträge zu Ehren von Ewald Lang. Stauffenburg, Tübingen, 171-202.
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[2000a] A. Lipták and M. Zimmermann. A unified analysis of binominal each-constructions in English, Dutch, and German.
In T. Haukoja, I. Herlin & S. Kittilä (eds.), SKY Journal of Linguistics 13. Suomen Kielitieteellinen Yhdistys, Helsinki.

[1999] Case-Assignment and the Syntactic Distribution of the Adnominal Quantifier 'paljon' in Finnish.
In R. van Bezooijen & R. Kager (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 16. Benjamins, Amsterdam / Philadelphia, 217-231.
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Conference Proceedings, Working Papers etc.

[2018d]. J. P. DeVeaugh-Geiss, S. Toennis, E. Onea, and M. Zimmermann. An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in es-clefts. In R.Trueswell et al. (eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21. 347-365.

[2018e] M. Zimmermann. Embedded Questions and Concealed Relative Questions in Hausa and Akan. In E. Bogdal-Albritten & E. Coppock (Eds.), Proceedings of TripleA 4, Gothenburg.

[2017] M. Zimmermann. Scalar particles and contrastive topics in English and Vietnamese. In E. A. Bar-Asher Siegal (ed.), Proceedings of IATL 31, MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 82. 123-152.

[2015b]. J. DeVeaugh-Geiss, A. Boell, E. Onea, M. Zimmermann. Contradicting (not-)at-issueness in exclusives and clefts: An empirical study. In S. D'Antonio, M. Moroney, and C. Rose Little (eds.), Proceedings of SALT25, Stanford University. 373-393.

[2012d] M. Egg and M. Zimmermann. Stressed out! Accented discourse particles - the case of DOCH. In A. Aguilar, A. Chernilovskaya, and R. Nouwen (eds), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 16: Volume 1, MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, 225-238.

[2011g] M. Grubic and M. Zimmermann Conventional and Free Association with Focus in Ngamo (West Chadic).
In I. Reich (Hg.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 15, Universitäut des Saarlandes in Saarbrücken. 291-305.

[2010c] E. Karvovskaya and M. Zimmermann Pronoun Binding and Reflexivity in Kildin Saami.
In S. Zobel (Hg.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 14, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Vienna. 202-218.

[2010d] K. Koch and M. Zimmermann Focus-sensitive operators in N?e7kpmexcin (Thompson River Salish).
In S. Zobel (Hg.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 14, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Vienna. 237-255.

[2009c] Asymmetry markers in discourse: The expressive meaning of 'bitte' ('please'). In Proceedings of the 10th Symposium on Logic and Language (LOLA10). Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), and Theoretical Linguistics Program, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). Budapest.

[2009d] C. Chiarchos, I. Fiedler, M. Grubic, A. Haida, K. Hartmann, J. Ritz, A. Schwarz, A. Zeldes, M. Zimmermann. Information Structure in African Languages: Corpora and Tools. ]. Proceedings of EACL 2009, Workshop on Language Technologies for African Languages, March 31, 2009. Athens.

[2008d] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann Not only 'only', but 'too', too. Alternative-sensitive particles in Bura.
In A. Grönn (Hg.). Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 12, Oslo, Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo. 196-211.

[2008e] K. Hartmann, P. Jakob, and M. Zimmermann. Focus Asymmetries in Bura. In S. Ishihara & A. Schwarz (Hgg.), Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure (ISIS) 10. Working Papers of the SFB 632. Universitätsverlag Potsdam. 45-92.

[2007f] Overt Existential Closure in Bura (Central Chadic). Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Therory (SALT) XVII, CLC Publications, Cornell.

[2007g] Quantifying Question Particles in German : Syntactic Effects on Interpretation. In E. Puig-Waldmüller (ed.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 11, Barcelona, Universitat Pompeu Fabra. 627-641.

[2007h] Contrastive Focus. In G. Fanselow, C. Féry & M. Krifka (eds.), The notions of information structure. Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure Vol. 6. Working Papers of the SFB 632. Potsdam: Universitätsverlag Potsdam.
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[2006b] Focus in Western Chadic: A Unified OT-Account. In C. Davis, A.-R. Deal and Y. Zabbal (eds.),
Proceedings of NELS 36, UMASS, Amherst.
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[2006c] Adverbial Quantification and Focus in Hausa. In. C. Ebert & C. Endriss (eds.),
Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung SuB 10, Berlin.
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[2006d] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. Morphological Focus Marking in Gùrùntùm (West Chadic).
In S. Ishihara, M. Schmitz & A. Schwarz (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure (ISIS) 5.
Working Papers of the SFB 632. Universität Potsdam, 61-105.

[2004b] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. Focus Strategies in Chadic: The Case of Tangale Revisited.
In S. Ishihara, M. Schmitz & A. Schwarz (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure (ISIS) 1.
Working Papers of the SFB 632. Universität Potsdam, 207-243.
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[2004c] K. Hartmann and M. Zimmermann. Nominal and Verbal Focus in the Chadic Languages.
In F. Perrill et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Chicago Linguistics Society.
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[2004d] Discourse Particles in the Left Periphery. In B. Shaer, W. Frey & C. Maienborn (eds.),
ZAS Papers in Linguistics (ZASPiL) 35, 543-566.
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[2003b] Inverse Linking without LF-movement. In L. Carmichael, C. -H Huang, & V Samiian (eds.)
Proceedings of WECOL 2001, CSU Fresno, Fresno, California.
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[2002c] A Compositional Analysis of Anti-Quantifiers as Quantifiers. In B. Jackson et al. (eds.),
Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) XII, CLC Publications, Cornell.

[2000b] Pluractional Quantifiers: The occasional-construction in English and German. In B. Jackson & T. Matthews (eds.),
Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) X, CLC Publications, Cornell, 290-306.

[1997] An empirical study of quantifier scope in German. In W. Abraham (ed.),
Groninger Arbeiten zur Germanistischen Linguistik (GAGL) 41, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 205- 225.


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(Co-)Edited Volumes


[2019b]K. v. Heusinger, E. Onea & M. Zimmermann (eds.). Questions in discourse. Vol.1: Semantics. Leiden: Brill.

[2019c] Malte Zimmermann, K. v. Heusinger & (eds.). Questions in discourse. Vol.2: Pragmatics. Leiden: Brill.

[2010]. M. Zimmermann & C. Féry (eds.). Information Structure. Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives.
Oxford University Press, Oxford.

2007. E.O. Aboh, K. Hartmann & M. Zimmermann (eds.). Focus Strategies in African Languages: The Interaction of Focus and Grammar in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic. (= Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs).
Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin.

2001.Proceedings of Console IX, Universiteit Leiden. [with M. van Koppen and E. J. van der Torre].
http://www.leidenuniv.nl/hil/sole.

2000. Proceedings of Console XIII, [with C. Czinglar, K. Koehler, E. J. van der Torre and E. Thrift].
Leiden University.


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Popular Science


2002. Vreemd hij spreekt (On the Syntax of Yoda). [with B. Botma & E.J. van der Torre] Kijk 4/2002. 28-29.


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