Publications


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Doctoral dissertation 


Verkerk, A. (2014). The evolutionary dynamics of motion event encoding. Doctoral dissertation, Radboud University Nijmegen. PDF


Refereed articles


Verkerk, A. (in preparation). The goal-over-source principle in Indo-European: Preliminary results from a parallel corpus study. In Space in diachrony, edited by Silvia Luraghi, Chiara Zanchi and Tatiana Nikitina.


Calude, A. S. and Verkerk, A. (in preparation). The typology and diachrony study of higher numerals in Indo-European: A phylogenetic comparative study. Journal of Language Evolution.


Soroli, E. and Verkerk, A. (in preparation). Motion events and synchronic variation in Greek: Theoretical and methodological issues. 


Bentz, C., Verkerk, A., Kiela, D., Hill, F., and Buttery, P. (2015). Adaptive languages: Modeling the co-evolution of population structure and lexical diversity. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128254DOI


Verkerk, A. (2015). Where do all the motion verbs come from? The speed of development of manner verbs and path verbs in Indo-European. Diachronica, 32(1): 69-104. Preprint


Verkerk, A. (2014). Diachronic change in Indo-European motion event encoding. Journal of Historical Linguistics, 4.1: 40-83. DOI


Verkerk, A. (2014). The correlation between motion event encoding and path verb lexicon size in the Indo-European language family. Folia Linguistica Historica, 35: 307-358. PDF


Verkerk, A. (2014). Where Alice fell into: Motion events from a parallel corpus. In B. Szmrecsanyi & B. Wälchli (Eds.), Aggregating dialectology, typology, and register analysis: Linguistic variation in text and speech (pp. 324-354). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. link to publisher


Verkerk, A. (2013). Scramble, scurry and dash: The correlation between motion event encoding and manner verb lexicon size in Indo-European. Language Dynamics and Change 3.2: 169-217. Special issue, “Phylogeny and beyond: Quantitative diachronic approaches to language diversity”, edited by Michael Dunn. PDF


Verkerk, A. & Frostad, B.H. (2013). The encoding of manner predications and resultatives in Oceanic: A typological and historical overview. Oceanic Linguistics, 52.1: 1-35. PDF Supplementary materials


Verkerk, A. (2009). A semantic map of secondary predication. In B. Botma & J. Van Kampen (Eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 2009 (pp. 115-126). Amsterdam: Benjamins. PDF


Verkerk, A., & Lestrade, S. (2008). The encoding of adjectives. In M. Van Koppen & B. Botma (Eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 2008 (pp. 157-168). Amsterdam: Benjamins. PDF


Book reviews


(2015) Review of Juliana Goschler and Anatol Stefanowitsch (eds.)’s book "Variation and change in the encoding of motion events” in Cognitive Linguistics. DOI


(2016) Review of Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis’s book “The Indo-European controversy: Facts and fallacies in historical linguistics” in Language Dynamics and Change.