DOWNLOADABLE PAPERS BY MATTI MIESTAMO

[NB! Some pdf's available through this page are not the final published versions of the papers, but in most cases these are available upon request by e-mail from the author.]


Grünthal, Riho, Volker Heyd, Sampsa Holopainen, Juha Janhunen, Olesya Khanina, Matti Miestamo, Johanna Nichols, Janne Saarikivi & Kaius Sinnemäki. 2022. Drastic demographic events triggered the Uralic spread. Diachronica 39 (4). 490-524. https://doi.org/10.1075/dia.20038.gru

Miestamo, Matti, Ksenia Shagal & Olli Silvennoinen. 2022. Typology and usage: The case of negation. Linguistic Typology at the Crossroads 2 (1). 121-154. https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.2785-0943/13508)

Miestamo, Matti & Kaius Sinnemäki. 2020. Kielitypologian menetelmät [Methods in language typology]. In Milla Luodonpää-Manni, Markus Hamunen, Reetta Konstenius, Matti Miestamo, Urpo Nikanne & Kaius Sinnemäki (eds.), Kielentutkimuksen menetemiä I-IV [Methods in language sciences I-IV] (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia 1457), 639-678. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. (DOI:https://doi.org/10.21435/skst.1457) [link to open access article]

Luodonpää-Manni, Milla, Markus Hamunen, Reetta Konstenius, Matti Miestamo, Urpo Nikanne & Kaius Sinnemäki (eds.). 2020. Kielentutkimuksen menetelmiä I-IV [Methods in language sciences I-IV] (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia 1457). Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. https://doi.org/10.21435/skst.1457

Miestamo, Matti, Kati Helenius & Jukka Kajala. 2019. Use of the augment in negatives and other irrealis contexts in isiNdebele. In Lotta Aunio & Axel Fleisch (eds.), Linguistic diversity research among speakers of isiNdebele and Sindebele in South Africa (Studia Orientalia 120), 181-212. Helsinki: Finnish Oriental Society. [download pdf]

Di Garbo, Francesca & Matti Miestamo. 2019. The evolving complexity of gender agreement systems. In Francesca Di Garbo, Bruno Olsson & Bernhard Wälchli (eds.), Grammatical gender and linguistic complexity: Volume II: World-wide comparative studies (Studies in Diversity Linguistics), 15-60. Berlin: Language Science Press. [DOI:10.5281/zenodo.3462778] [link to open access volume]

Miestamo, Matti. 2018. On the relationship between typology and the description of Uralic languages. Journal of Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics 9 (1). 31-53. [doi link] [link to published pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2017. Linguistic diversity and complexity. Lingue e linguaggio 16 (2). 227-253. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2017. Negation. In Alexandra Aikhenvald & R.M.W. Dixon (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Typology, 405-439. Cambridge: CUP. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti, Dik Bakker & Antti Arppe. 2016. Sampling for variety. Linguistic Typology 20 (2). 233-296. [download pdf] (The final publication is available at www.degruyter.com.)

Miestamo, Matti. 2016. Questionnaire for describing the negation system of a language. Available online via http://tulquest.huma-num.fr/fr/node/134.

Miestamo, Matti & Eino Koponen. 2015. Negation in Skolt Saami. In Matti Miestamo, Anne Tamm & Beáta Wagner-Nagy (eds.), Negation in Uralic languages (Typological Studies in Language 108), 353-375. Amsterdam: Benjamins. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2014. Partitives and negation: A cross-linguistic survey. In Silvia Luraghi & Tuomas Huumo (eds.), Partitive cases and related categories (Empirical Approaches to Language Typology 54), 63-86. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2013. Kielten vertailu kielitypologisessa tutkimuksessa [Language comparison in language-typological research]. In Leena Kolehmainen, Matti Miestamo & Taru Nordlund (eds.), Kielten vertailun metodiikka [The methodology of language comparison] (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran toimituksia 1387), 27-55. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2012. Skolt Saami: A typological profile. Journal de la Société Finno-Ougrienne 93 [2011]. 111-145. [link to published pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2011. A typological perspective on negation in Finnish dialects. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 34 (2). 83-104. (DOI:10.1017/S0332586511000126) [download pdf] [link to journal at publishers website]

Miestamo, Matti. 2011. Polar interrogatives in Uralic languages: A typological perspective. Linguistica Uralica 47 (1). 1-21. (DOI:10.3176/lu.2011.1.01) [link to published pdf]

Miestamo, Matti & Johan van der Auwera. 2011. Negation and perfective vs. imperfective aspect. In Jesse Mortelmans, Tanja Mortelmans & Walter De Mulder (eds.), From now to eternity (Cahiers Chronos 22), 65-84. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2010. Joseph Greenberg ja kielitypologia [Joseph Greenberg and language typology]. In Pentti Haddington & Jari Sivonen (eds.), Kielentutkimuksen modernit klassikot [The modern classics of linguistics], 153-182. Helsinki: Gaudeamus. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2010. Negatives without negators. In Jan Wohlgemuth & Michael Cysouw (eds.), Rethinking universals: How rarities affect linguistic theory (Empirical Aproaches to Language Typology 45), 169-194. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2009. Implicational hierarchies and grammatical complexity. In David Gil, Geoffrey Sampson & Peter Trudgill (eds.), Language complexity as an evolving variable (Studies in the Evolution of Language 13), 80-97. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2009. Negation. In Frank Brisard, Jan-Ola Östman & Jef Verschueren (eds.), (Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights 5), 208-229. Amsterdam: Benjamins. [reprint, originally published in the Handbook of Pragmatics, 2006] [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2009. On tense-aspect-mood in polar interrogatives. In Current issues in unity and diversity of languages: Collection of the papers selected from the CIL 18, held at Korea University in Seoul, on July 21-26, 2008, 1465-1479. Seoul: The Linguistic Society of Korea. [download pdf]

McGregor, William & Matti Miestamo. 2008. Nils M. Holmer's research on Australian languages. In William McGregor (ed.), Encountering Aboriginal Languages: Studies in the History of Australian Linguistics (Pacific Linguistics 591), 219-250. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2008. Grammatical complexity in a cross-linguistic perspective. In Matti Miestamo, Kaius Sinnemäki & Fred Karlsson (eds.), Language complexity: Typology, contact, change (Studies in Language Companion Series 94), 23-41. Amsterdam: Benjamins. [download pdf]

Karlsson, Fred, Matti Miestamo & Kaius Sinnemäki. 2008. Introduction: The problem of language complexity. In Matti Miestamo, Kaius Sinnemäki & Fred Karlsson (eds.), Language complexity: Typology, contact, change (Studies in Language Companion Series 94), vii-xiv. Amsterdam: Benjamins. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2007. Negation – an overview of typological research. Language and Linguistics Compass 1 (5). 552-570. (DOI:10.1111/j.1749-818X.2007.00026.x) [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2007. Symmetric and asymmetric encoding of functional domains, with remarks on typological markedness. In Matti Miestamo & Bernhard Wälchli (eds.), New challenges in typology: Broadening the horizons and redefining the foundations (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 189), 293-314. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti & Johan van der Auwera. 2007. Negative declaratives and negative imperatives: Similarities and differences. In Andreas Ammann (ed.), Linguistics Festival, May 2006 Bremen (Diversitas Linguarum 14), 59-77. Bochum: Brockmeyer. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2006. On the feasibility of complexity metrics. In Krista Kerge & Maria-Maren Sepper (eds.), Finest linguistics. Proceedings of the Annual Finnish and Estonian Conference of Linguistics. Tallinn, May 6-7, 2004 (Publications of the Department of Estonian of Tallinn University 8), 11-26. Tallinn: Tallinn University Press. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2006. On the complexity of standard negation. In Mickael Suominen, Antti Arppe, Anu Airola, Orvokki Heinämäki, Matti Miestamo, Urho Määttä, Jussi Niemi, Kari K. Pitkänen & Kaius Sinnemäki (eds.), A man of measure: Festschrift in Honour of Fred Karlsson on His 60th Birthday (Special Supplement to SKY Journal of Linguistics, volume 19, 2006), 345-356. Turku: The Linguistic Association of Finland. [link to published pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2006. Suomi maailman kielten joukossa eli mikä suomen rakenteessa onkaan erityistä [Finnish among the world's languages or what is it that is special about the structure of Finnish]. In Minna Harmanen & Mari Siiroinen (eds.), Kielioppi koulussa [Grammar in school] (Äidinkielen opettajain liiton vuosikirja XLX), 43-54. Helsinki: Äidinkielen opettajain liitto. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2005. Symmetric and asymmetric standard negation. In Martin Haspelmath, Matthew Dryer, David Gil & Bernard Comrie (eds.), The world atlas of language structures, 458-461. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [WALS-Online version available at http://wals.info/feature/113]

Miestamo, Matti. 2005. Subtypes of asymmetric standard negation. In Martin Haspelmath, Matthew Dryer, David Gil & Bernard Comrie (eds.), The world atlas of language structures, 462-465. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [WALS-Online version available at http://wals.info/feature/114]

Miestamo, Matti. 2004. Suomen kieltoverbikonstruktio typologisessa valossa [A typological perspective on the Finnish negative verb construction]. Virittäjä 108 (3). 364-388. [download pdf]

Miestamo, Matti. 2004. Lausekielto maailman kielissä [Clausal negation in the world's languages]. Puhe ja kieli 24 (3). 125-141. [download pdf]



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