Publications

(only academic publications, for teaching material and related publications on Latvian as a second language look here)

Books

Wortarten und Pronomina. Studien zur lettischen Grammatik. E-Book. Poznań: Wydział Neofilologii UAM. 2016. Download from AMU repository.

Języki w niebezpieczeństwie: księga wiedzy. Nicole Nau & Michael Hornsby & Maciej Karpiński & Katarzyna Klessa & Tomasz Wicherkiewicz & Radosław Wójtowicz. E-Book. Poznań: Wydział Neofilologii UAM. 2016. Download from AMU repository.

A short grammar of Latgalian. (Languages of the World / Materials 482) München: Lincom Europa. 2011. [119 pp.]

Latvian. (Languages of the World / Materials 217) München, Newcastle: Lincom Europa. 1998. [66 pp.]

Möglichkeiten und Mechanismen kontaktbewegten Sprachwandels. Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Finnischen. (Edition Linguistik 8) München, Newcastle: Lincom Europa. 1995. [216 pp.]

Edited volumes (without conference proceedings)

Argument realization in Baltic. (Valency, Argument Realization and Grammatical Relations in Baltic, 3). Eds. Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 2016. [flyer]

Voice and argument structure in Baltic. (Valency, Argument Realization and Grammatical Relations in Baltic, 2). Eds. Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 2015. [flyer]

Grammatical relations and their non-canonical encoding in Baltic. (Valency, Argument Realization and Grammatical Relations in Baltic, 1). Eds. Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 2014. [flyer]

Monosyllables. From phonology to typology. Eds. Thomas Stolz, Nicole Nau & Cornelia Stroh. Berlin: Akademie Verlag. 2012.

Multiple perspectives in linguistic research on Baltic languages. Eds. Aurelija Usonienė, Nicole Nau & Ineta Dabašinskienė. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars. 2012.

Documenting endangered languages. Achievements and perspectives. Eds. Geoffrey L. J. Haig, Nicole Nau, Stefan Schnell & Clauda Wegener. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton. (Trends in Linguistics Studies and Monographs 240). 2011.

Particles and Connectives in Baltic. Eds. Nicole Nau & Norbert Ostrowski. Vilnius: Vilniaus universitetas & Asociacija “Academia Salensis”. (Acta Salensia II). 2010.

Typological Approaches to Latvian. Ed. Nicole Nau. = STUF Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 54 (2001), Heft 3.

Sprachkontakt und Grammatikalisierung. Eds. Martin Haase & Nicole Nau, =  STUF Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 49 (1996), Heft 1.

Articles and book chapters (selection)

2016. Argument realization in Latvian action nominal constructions. A corpus and text based investigation. In: Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau, eds. Argument realization in Baltic. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 461-521.

[Holvoet, Axel & Nicole Nau] 2016. Variation in argument realization in Baltic: An overview. In: Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau, eds. Argument realization in Baltic. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1-34.

[Nau, Nicole & Peter Arkadiev] 2015. Towards a standard of glossing Baltic languages: the Salos Glossing Rules. Baltic Linguistics 6, 195–241. DOWNLOAD.

2015. Word formation, syntax, and register: Latvian action nouns in -šana. In: Artūras Judžentis & Stephan Kessler, eds., Contributions to Morphology and Syntax. Proceedings of the 4th Greifswald University Conference on Baltic Languages. Berlin: Logos Verlag, 149-178.

2015. Morphological causatives in contemporary Latvian. In: Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau, eds. Voice and argument structure in Baltic. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 99-146.

[Nau, Nicole & Axel Holvoet.] 2015. Voice in Baltic – an overview. In: Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau, eds. Voice and argument structure in Baltic. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1-36.

2014. First and second language acquisition: Towards a reconcillation. Lingua Posnaniensis 56, 125-140. [available online]

[Klessa, Katarzyna & Nicole Nau.] 2014. Compilation of language resources and on-line dissemination of knowledge about endangered languages and linguistic heritage. In Human Language Technology: The Baltic Perspective. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference Baltic HLT 2014, eds. A. Utka et al. Amsterdam: IOS Press, 192-195. [pdf]

2014. Differential object marking in Latgalian. In: Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau, eds. Grammatical relations and their non-canonical encoding in Baltic. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 207-255.

[Holvoet, Axel & Nicole Nau.] 2014. Argument marking and grammatical relations in Baltic: An overview. In: Axel Holvoet & Nicole Nau, eds. Grammatical relations and their non-canonical encoding in Baltic. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1-41.

2013. Latvian agent nouns: their meaning, grammar, and use. Baltic Linguistics 4, 79-131. DOWNLOAD

[Nau, Nicole & Tomasz Wicherkiewicz.] 2013. Dokumentacja i archiwizacja zagrożonych języków. In: Stanisław Puppel & Teresa Tomaszkiewicz, eds. Scripta manent – res novae. Poznań: Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, 273-282.

2012. Modality in an areal context: the case of a Latgalian dialect. In: Björn Wiemer, Bernhard Wälchli, Björn Hansen, eds. Grammatical replication and grammatical borrowing in language contact. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 471-514.

2011. Declension classes in Latvian and Latgalian: Morphomics vs. Morphophonology. Baltic Linguistics 2 (2011), 141-177. [PDF]

2011. Relative clauses in narrative fiction – findings from a parallel text in Swedish, German, Latvian, Polish, and English. Folia Scandinavia Posnaniensia 12, 181-195. [PDF]

2010. Contradiction, contrast, and cause: On the functions of the Latvian particle neba in Internet discussions. In: Nicole Nau & Norbert Ostrowski, eds. Particles and Connectives in Baltic, 103-133. [PDF]

[Nau, Nicole & Norbert Ostrowski.] 2010. Background and perspectives for the study of particles and connectives in Baltic languages. In: Nicole Nau & Norbert Ostrowski, eds. Particles and Connectives in Baltic, 1-37. [PDF]

2009. „Noteikta gramatika” Stefānijas Uļanovskas pasakās. Via Latgalica: Latgalistikys kongresu materiali I // Proceedings of the Congress of Latgalistics I. Rēzekne: Rēzeknes Augstskola 2009, 99-114. [PDF]

2008. Non-finite predicates as a voicing device in Stefania Ulanowska’s Latgalian fairytales. Jowita Niewulis-Grablunas, Justyna Prusinowska & Ewa Stryczyńska-Hodyl, eds. Perspectives of Baltic Philology. Poznań: Rys 2008, 101-127. [PDF]

2007. No balss līdz rakstam – mutvārdu stāstījuma atšifrēšanas problēmas un iespējas (Eng. summary: Translating voices to text: Some problems concerning the transcription and editing of oral narratives). Māra Zirnīte, ed. Spogulis. Dzīvesstāsti: vēsture, kultūra, sabiedrība. Rīga: LU Filozoijas un socioloģijas institūts, 83-94.

2006. Out of Africa: Logophoric pronouns and reported discourse in Finnish and High Latvian dialects. Acta Linguistica Lithuanica LV (2006), 55-87. [PDF]

2005. Perfekts un saliktā tagadne latviešu valodā (English summary: Perfect and compound present in Latvian). Baltu filoloģija XIV (2) 2005, 137-154.

2001. Inflection vs. derivation: How split is Latvian morphology? In: Nicole Nau, ed. Typological Approaches to Latvian. STUF 54, 3, 253–278. [view PDF]

2001. Introduction (to the edited volume Typological Approaches to Latvian = STUF 54, 3). [PDF]

1999. Was schlägt der Kasus? Zu Paradigmen und Formengebrauch von Interrogativpronomina. Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 52, 130–150.

1996. Ein Beitrag zur Arealtypologie der Ostseeanrainersprachen. In: Norbert Boretzky et al., eds. Areale, Kontakte, Dialekte. Sprache und ihre Dynamik in mehrsprachigen Situationen. Beiträge zum 10. Bochum-Essener Symposium. (Bochum-Essener Beiträge zur Sprachwandelforschung 24) Bochum: Brockmeyer, 51–67.

1992/1993. Der ostseefinnische Superlativ im arealen Kontext. Finnisch-Ugrische Mitteilungen 16/17 (1992/93), 13-23.

Unpublished papers

2011. Par latviešu valodas deklinācijām un konjugācijām. Paper presented at: Letonikas 4. kongress, Rīga 2011. [PDF]

2003. Forms of bilingual talk in present-day Riga. Paper read at: The Baltic World as a Multicultural space. 5th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe. Turku 2003. [PDF]