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Papers Available for Download

2013

  • Mortensen, David R. and James A. Miller (2013). “A reconstruction of Proto-Tangkhulic rhymes.” Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 36(1): 1-32. [Pre-publication PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2013). “Tonally conditioned vowel raising in Shuijingping Mang.” Journal of East Asian Linguistics 22(3): 189-216. DOI: 10.1007/s10831-013-9102-6 [Pre-publication PDF]

2012

  • Mortensen, David R. (2012). “The emergence of dorsal stops after high vowels.” Diachronica 29(4): 434-470. DOI: 10.1075/dia.29.4.02mor [Pre-publication PDF]
  • Vercellotti, Mary Lou and David R. Mortensen (2012). “A classification of compounding in American Sign Language: an evaluation of the Bisetto and Scalise framework.” Morphology 22(4): 545-579. DOI: 10.1007/s11525-012-9205-1

2011

  • Mortensen, David R. (2011), “Lexical Prefixes and Tibeto-Burman Laryngeal Contrasts.” Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 272-286. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. and Jennifer Keogh (2011). “Sorbung, an undocumented language of Manipur: its phonology and place in Tibeto-Burman.” Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society 4(1): 64-114. [PDF]

2010

  • Mortensen, David R. (2010). “Does Hmong allow noun incorporation?” WSU Linguistics Program Colloquium. [PDF]

2009

  • Mortensen, David R. and James A. Miller (2009). “Proto-Tangkhul Onsets in Comparative Perspective.” International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics 42, Chiangmai, November 4. [PDF]

2006

  • Mortensen, David R. (2006). “Tonally conditioned vowel raising in Shuijingping Hmong.” Handout from the LSA 80th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico. January 6, 2006. [PDF]

2004

  • Mortensen, David R. (2004). “Abstract scales in phonology.” [ROA-667-0604]. In revision for publication. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2004). “The emergence of dorsal stops after high vowels in Huishu” To appear in Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2004). “Preliminaries to Mong Leng (Hmong Njua) Phonology” Unpublished, UC Berkeley. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2004). “The Development of Tone Sandhi in Western Hmongic: A New Hypothesis” Unpublished, UC Berkeley. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2004). “Two Types of Variable Elements in Hmong Anaphora.” Submitted: Rose-Marie Déchaine & Martina Wiltschko (eds.), Pronouns as Epiphenomena, Oxford University Press (pre-review version). [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2004). “The emergence of dorsal stops after high vowels in Huishu” Handout from BLS 30, Berkeley. [PDF]

2003

  • Mortensen, David R. (2003). “Comparative Tangkhul” Unpublished Qualifying Paper, UC Berkeley. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2003). “Hmong Elaborate Expressions are Coordinate Compounds” Unpublished, UC Berkeley. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2003). “Two Types of Variable Elements in Hmong Anaphora.” Handout from UBC Pronouns Workshop. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2003). “Two Types of Variable Elements in Hmong Anaphora.” Unpublished, UC Berkeley. [PDF]
  • Mortensen, David R. (2003). “Chain-shift, schmain-shift: Anti-Identity and Tone Sandhi in Hmong, A-Hmao, and Jingpho.” Handout from TREND 2003. [PDF]

2002

  • Mortensen, David R. (2002). “Semper Infidelis: Theoretical dimensions of tone sandhi chains in Jingpho and A-Hmao”. Unpublished, UC Berkeley. [PDF]

2001

  • Mortensen, David R. (2000). “Sinitic loanwords in two Hmong dialects of Southeast Asia”. Unpublished Honors Thesis, Utah State University. [PDF]