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Name: Eitan  Grossman
Institution: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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State and/or Country: Israel   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Specialty: historical linguistics, typology
Subject Language(s): Coptic
Yiddish, Eastern
Selected Publications: Grossman, Eitan. 2014. No case before the verb in Coptic. In: Eitan Grossman, Martin Haspelmath & Tonio Sebastian Richter (eds.), Egyptian-Coptic Linguistics in Typological Perspective, 203-225. Berlin & New York. De Gruyter Mouton. See #4.

Eitan Grossman. 2015. What’s a nice affix like you doing in a place like this? From suffix to prefix to infix (without movement) via Differential Object Marking. Accepted to Ilja Seržant, Alena Witzlach-Makarevich & Kelsey Mann (eds.) The Diachronic Typology of Differential Argument Marking. Berlin: Language Sciences Press.

Eitan Grossman. 2015. Language-specific transitivities in contact: the case of Coptic. Accepted with minor revisions for Eitan Grossman, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich & Ilja Serzant (eds.) Transitivity and Valency in Contact: A cross-linguistic perspective.

Grossman, Eitan (PI) & Stéphane Polis (PI). 2014. On the pragmatics of subjectification: the emergence and modalization of an Allative Future in Ancient Egyptian. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia 46/1: 25-63.

Grossman, Eitan (PI) & Ira Noveck (PI). 2015. What can historical linguistics and experimental pragmatics offer each other? Linguistics Vanguard 1 (1): 145-152. (Most downloaded article of the journal to date)

Haim Dubossarsky (student), Yulia Tvetkov (student), Chris Dyer (PI) & Eitan Grossman (PI). 2015. A bottom-up approach to category mapping and meaning change. In: Vito Pirrelli, Claudia Marzi, Marcello Ferro (eds.): Word Structure and Word Usage. Proceedings of the NetWordS Final Conference, Pisa, March 30-April 1, 2015, 66-70.

Grossman, Eitan. 2015. Did Greek influence the Coptic prefixing preference? Accepted by the Journal of Language Contact.

Grossman, Eitan. 2015. From rarum to rarissimum: an unexpected zero person marker. Linguistic Typology 20(1): 1-23.

Haim Dubossarsky (student), Daphna Weinshall (PI) & Eitan Grossman (PI). 2015. Verbs change more than nouns: a bottom-up computational approach to semantic change. Linge e Lingguagio 2016(1): 7-28.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics' Introduction to Historical Linguistics ,, Grammaticalisation, Linguistic Typology
Issues in Linguistic Typology, Language contact: a typological perspective, Coptic

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