Papers

       Abbreviations, and publication sites of journals:

 

  • AA : American Anthropologist (Washington)

  • AF : Anthropological Forum (Nedlands, Western Australia)

  • AL : Anthropological Linguistics (Bloomington, Indiana)    

  • AP : Asian Perspectives (Honolulu)

  • AU : Afrika und Übersee (Hamburg) 

  • Anthropos (St. Augustin, West Germany)

  • Archipel (Paris)

  • BKI: Bijdragen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor taal-, land- en volkenkunde (Leiden, Netherlands)

  • BRB: Borneo Research Bulletin (Williamsburg, Virginia)

  • BIPPA : Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (Canberra; Seattle)

  • BSOAS : Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies (London)

  • CA : Current Anthropology (Chicago)

  • DB : Dewan Bahasa (Kuala Lumpur)

  • Diachronica (Ottawa)

  • Evolutionary Bioinformatics (Auckland)

  • Human Biology (Detroit)

  • JCL: Journal of Chinese Linguistics (Berkeley)

  • JHL : Journal of Historical Linguistics (Amsterdam/Philadelphia)

  • JPS : Journal of the Polynesian Society (Wellington)

  • JSEAS: Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore)

  • JWP: Journal of World Prehistory (Columbus, Ohio)

  • Lg.: Language (Baltimore)

  • Language and Linguistics (Taipei)

  • Lexicographica (Berlin)

  • Lingua (Amsterdam)

  • LLC : Language and Linguistics Compass (Wiley Online Library)

  • MT : Mother Tongue (Glouster, Massachusetts)

  • NUSA (Jakarta: Atma Jaya University)

  • Oceania (Sydney)

  • OL: Oceanic Linguistics (Honolulu)

  • PIL: Papers in Linguistics (Edmonton, Alberta)

  • PJL: Philippine Journal of Linguistics (Manila)  

  • PL: Pacific Linguistics (Canberra: Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University).

  • Phonology (Cambridge, England)

  • SMJ : Sarawak Museum Journal (Kuching)

  • Studies in Philippine languages and cultures (Manila)    

  • TAPS: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia)

  • VKI: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor taal-, land- en  volkenkunde (Leiden)

  • WA World Archaeology (London)

  • WPL: Working Papers in Linguistics, U. Hawaii (Honolulu)

 

 

 

  • 1969 Some new Proto-Austronesian trisyllables.  OL 8: 85-104.

  • 1970 A further note on marked order in consonant clusters.  WPL 2.2: 169-178.

  • 1970 i and u in the Austronesian languages.  WPL 2.6: 113-145.

  • 1970 Proto-Austronesian addenda.  OL 9: 104-162.

  • 1971 A Tagalog consonant cluster conspiracy.  PJL 2.2: 85-91.

  • 1972 Proto-Oceanic addenda with cognates in non-Oceanic Austronesian languages: a preliminary list. WPL 4.1:1-43.

  • 1972 Additions to “Proto-Austronesian addenda” and “Proto-Oceanic addenda with cognates in non-Oceanic Austronesian languages”.  WPL 4.8: 1-17.

  • 1972 Report on linguistic fieldwork undertaken in Sarawak.  BRB 4.1: 12-14.

  • 1972 Note on PAN *qa(R)(CtT)a “outsiders, alien people”.  OL 11:166-171.

  • 1973 Additions to “Proto-Austronesian addenda” and “Proto-Oceanic addenda with cognates in non-Oceanic Austronesian languages – II”.  WPL 5.3: 33-61.

  • 1973 The origins of Bintulu ɓ, ɗ.   BSOAS 36: 603-620. Trans. by James T. Collins as “Asal-usul ɓ dan ɗ  dalam Bahasa Bintulu” in DB 28: 173-196 (March 1984).

  • 1974 A Murik vocabulary, with a note on the linguistic position of Murik. SMJ 22.43(NS): 153-189.

  • 1974 Proto-Austronesian syntax: the first step.  OL 13: 1 -15.

  • 1974 The Proto-Austronesian word for ‘two’: a second look.  OL 13: 123-161.

  • 1974 A double counter-universal in Kelabit.  PIL 7.3-4: 309-324.

  • 1974 Eastern Austronesian: a note.  WPL 6.4: 101-107.

  • 1976 Dempwolff's reduplicated monosyllables.  OL 15: 107-130.

  • 1976 Austronesian culture history: some linguistic inferences and their relations  to the archaeological record.  WA 8.1: 19-43.  Reprinted with minor additions in NUSA 3: 25-37 (1977), and in Pieter van de Velde, ed., Prehistoric Indonesia: a reader: 217-241 (Dordrecht, Holland).

  • 1976 A third palatal reflex in Polynesian languages.  JPS 85: 339-358.

  • 1977 The Proto-Austronesian pronouns and Austronesian subgrouping: a preliminary report.  WPL 9.2: 1 -15.

  • 1977 A rediscovered Austronesian comparative paradigm.  OL 16: 1-51.

  • 1977 Sketches of the morphology and phonology of Bornean languages 1:  Uma  Juman (Kayan). Papers in Bornean and Western Austronesian Languages, No. 2.  PL A33: 7-122.  

  • 1978 Eastern Malayo-Polynesian: a subgrouping argument.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL C-61, Fascicle 1): 181-234.

  • 1979 Coronal-noncoronal consonant clusters: new evidence for markedness. Lingua 47: 101-117.

  • 1979 Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian vocatives.  BKI 135: 205-251.

  • 1980 Iban antonymy: a case from diachrony?  In D.J. van Alkemade, et al., eds., Linguistic studies offered to Berthe Siertsema: 35-47.  Amsterdam, Rodopi.

  • 1980 More on the origins of glottalic consonants.  Lingua 52: 125-156.

  • 1980 Austronesian etymologies.  OL 19: 1 -181.

  • 1980 Early Austronesian social organization: the evidence of language.  CA 21: 205-247 (with comments and reply).

  • 1980 Notes on Proto-Malayo-Polynesian phratry dualism.  BKI 136: 215-247.1981 The Soboyo reflexes of Proto-Austronesian *S. In Robert A. Blust, ed., Historical Linguistics in Indonesia: 21-30.  NUSA, Vol. 10.  

  • 1981 Some remarks on labiovelar correspondences in Oceanic languages.  In Jim Hollyman and Andrew Pawley, eds, Studies in Pacific languages and cultures  in honour of Bruce Biggs: 229-253.  Auckland, Linguistic Society of New Zealand.

  • 1981 Dual divisions in Oceania: innovation or retention?  Oceania 52.1: 66-80.

  • 1981 Linguistic evidence for some early Austronesian taboos.  AA 83.2: 285-319.

  • 1982 The Proto-Austronesian word for “female”.  In Rainer Carle et al., eds., Gava‘:  studies in Austronesian languages and cultures dedicated to Hans Kähler: 17-30.  Berlin, Reimer. 

  • 1982 The linguistic value of the Wallace Line.  BKI 138: 231-250.

  • 1982 An overlooked feature of Malay historical phonology. BSOAS 45: 284-299.  Trans. by James T. Collins as “Satu Ciri Fonologi Sejarah Bahasa Melayu yang Diabaikan” in DB 26.3: 152-175 (March 1982).

  • 1983 A note on hypercorrection in Mongondow.  BKI 139: 459-464.

  • 1983/84 More on the position of the languages of eastern Indonesia. OL 22-23: 1-28.

  • 1983/84 Austronesian etymologies - II.  OL 22-23: 29-149.

  • 1984 Malaita-Micronesian: an Eastern Oceanic subgroup?.  JPS 93: 99-140.

  • 1984 Indonesia as a “Field of Linguistic Study”.  In P.E. de Josselin de Jong, ed. Unity in diversity:Indonesia as a field of anthropological study: 21-37.  VKI 103.  Dordrecht, Holland, Foris Publications.

  • 1984 On the history of the Rejang vowels and diphthongs. BKI 140: 422-450.

  • 1984 The Tring dialect of Long Terawan.  SMJ 33.54 (NS): 101-135.

  • 1984 A Mussau vocabulary, with phonological notes.  Papers in New Guinea Linguistics, No. 23. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL A-69): 159-208. 

  • 1984/85 The Austronesian homeland: a linguistic perspective.  AP 26.1: 45-67.

  • 1986 Austronesian etymologies - III.  OL 25: 1-123.

  • 1986/87 Language and culture history: two case studies.  AP 27: 205-227. 

  • 1987 Rennell-Bellona l and the “Hiti” substratum.  In Donald C. Laycock and Werner Winter, eds., A world of language: Papers presented to Professor S.A. Wurm on his 65th birthday: 69-79.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL C-100).

  • 1987 The linguistic study of Indonesia.  Archipel 34: 27-47.

  • 1987 Lexical reconstruction and semantic reconstruction: the case of Austronesian “house” words.  Diachronica 4: 79-106.

  • 1988 Beyond the morpheme: Austronesian root theory and related matters.  In Richard McGinn, ed., Studies in Austronesian linguistics: 3-90.  Ohio University Center for International Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Monographs in International Studies, Southeast Asia series, No. 76.  Athens, Ohio.

  • 1988 Sketches of the morphology and phonology of Bornean languages, 2:    

  • Mukah Melanau.  In H. Steinhauer, ed., Papers in Western Austronesian Linguistics, No. 3: 151-216.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL A-78).  

  • 1988 Dempwolff's contributions to Austronesian linguistics. AU 71.2: 90-96.

  • 1988 Malay historical linguistics: a progress report. In Mohd. Thani Ahmad and Zaini Mohamed Zain, eds., Rekonstruksi dan cabang-cabang bahasa 

  • Melayu induk: 1 -33.  Seri Monograf Sejarah Bahasa Melayu.  Kuala 

  • Lumpur, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. 

  • 1989 Austronesian etymologies -- IV.  OL 28: 111-180.

  • 1989 The adhesive locative in Austronesian languages.  OL 28: 197-203.

  • 1989 A note on semantic cycles in historical change.  Diachronica 6: 297-300.

  • 1990 Patterns of sound change in the Austronesian languages.  In Philip Baldi, ed., Linguistic change and reconstruction methodology: 231-267.  Berlin, Mouton de Gruyter.

  • 1990 Summary report: Linguistic change and reconstruction methodology in the Austronesian language family.  In Philip Baldi, ed., Linguistic change and reconstruction methodology: 133-153.  Trends in Linguistics Studies and Monographs 45.  Berlin, Mouton de Gruyter. 

  • 1990 Three recurrent changes in Oceanic languages. In J.H.C.S. Davidson, ed.,  Pacific Island Languages: Essays in Honour of G.B.Milner: 7-28.  London: School of Oriental and African Studies.

  • 1991 Sound change and migration distance. In Robert Blust, ed., Currents in Pacific linguistics: Papers on Austronesian languages and ethnolinguistics in honour of George W. Grace: 27-42.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL C-117).       

  • 1991 The Greater Central Philippines hypothesis.  OL 30.2: 73-129.

  • 1991 On the limits of the “thunder complex” in Australasia.  Anthropos 86.4/6: 517-528.

  • 1992 On speech strata in Tiruray.  In Malcolm D. Ross, ed., Papers in Austronesian Linguistics, No. 2: 1 -52.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL A-82). 

  • 1992 The long consonants of Long Terawan.  BKI 148: 409-427. 

  • 1992 Tumbaga in Southeast Asia and South America.  Anthropos 87: 443-457.

  • 1993 *S metathesis and the Formosan/Malayo-Polynesian language boundary.  In Øyvind Dahl, ed., Language --- a doorway between human cultures: Tributes to Dr. Otto Chr. Dahl on his ninetieth birthday: 178-183. Oslo: Novus.

  • 1993 Kelabit-English vocabulary.  SMJ 44.65 (NS): 141-226.

  • 1993 Central and Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian.  OL 32(2): 241-293.

  • 1993 Austronesian sibling terms and culture history.  BKI 149: 22-76. (Also published in A.K. Pawley and M.D. Ross, eds., Austronesian terminologies: continuity and change: 31-72.  Pacific Linguistics C127, 1994).

  • 1994 Obstruent epenthesis and the unity of phonological features. Lingua 93:    111-139.

  • 1994 The Austronesian settlement of mainland Southeast Asia.  In Karen L. Adams and Thomas John Hudak, eds., Papers from the Second Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society: 25-83.  Tempe: Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University.

  • 1995 Notes on Berawan consonant gemination.  OL 34: 123-138.

  • 1995 The position of the Formosan languages: method and theory in Austronesian comparative linguistics.  In Paul J-K Li et al., eds., Austronesian studies relating to Taiwan: 585-650.  Symposium Series of the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, No. 3.  Taipei.

  • 1995 An Austronesianist looks at Sino-Austronesian.  In William S-Y Wang, ed., The ancestry of the Chinese language: 283-298.  JCL Monograph Series, 8.  

  • 1995 Sibilant assimilation in Formosan languages and the Proto-Austronesian word for “nine”: a discourse on method.  OL 34: 443-453. 

  • 1995 Austronesian Languages.  Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia.  Copyright 1995 Microsoft Corporation.  12 pp. (electronic version only).

  • 1995 The prehistory of the Austronesian-speaking peoples: a view from language.  JWP 9.4: 453-510.  

  • 1996 The Neogrammarian hypothesis and pandemic irregularity.  In Mark Durie and M.D. Ross, eds., The Comparative Method reviewed: Regularity and irregularity inlanguage change: 135-156.  New York, Oxford University Press.

  • 1996 Low vowel dissimilation in Ere.  OL 35: 96-112.

  • 1996 Notes on the semantics of PAN *-an ‘locative’.  In Marian Klamer, ed., Voice in Austronesian.  NUSA: Linguistic Studies of Indonesian and Languages in Indonesia 39: 1 -11.  Jakarta.

  • 1996 Some remarks on the linguistic position of Thao. OL 35: 272-294. 

  • 1996 Low vowel dissimilation in Oceanic languages: an addendum.  OL 35: 305-309.

  • 1996 The linguistic position of the Western Islands, Papua New Guinea. In John Lynch and Fa’afo Pat, eds., Oceanic studies: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics: 1-46.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL C-133).

  • 1996 Austronesian culture history: the window of language.  In Ward H. Goodenough, ed., Prehistoric settlement of the Pacific.  TAPS 86.5: 28-35.  Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society.

  • 1996 Beyond the Austronesian homeland: the Austric hypothesis and its implications for archaeology.  In Ward H. Goodenough, ed., Prehistoric settlement of the Pacific.  TAPS 86.5: 117-140.  Philadelphia, American  Philosophical Society.

  • 1997 Ablaut in Northwest Borneo.  Diachronica 14: 1-30.

  • 1997 Semantic change and the conceptualization of spatial relationships in Austronesian languages.  In Gunther Senft, ed., Referring to space: Studies in Austronesian and Papuan languages: 39-51. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

  • 1997 Nasals and nasalization in Borneo.  OL 36: 149-179.

  • 1997 Rukai stress revisited.  OL 36: 398-403. 

  • 1998 A Lou vocabulary with phonological notes.  In Darrell Tryon, ed.  Papers in Austronesian Linguistics, No. 5: 35-99.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL A-92).  

  • 1998 The position of the languages of Sabah. In Ma. Lourdes S. Bautista, ed., Pagtanáw: Essays on language in honor of Teodoro A. Llamzon: 29-52. Manila: Linguistic Society of the Philippines.  

  • 1998 Ca- reduplication and Proto-Austronesian grammar.  OL 37: 29-64.

  • 1998 Squib: A note on higher-order subgroups in Oceanic.  OL 37: 182-188. 

  • 1998 Austronesian languages.  Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition: 736-745.

  • 1998 Various small pieces.  Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th  Edition. 

  • 1998 Some problems in Thao phonology.  In Shuanfan Huang, ed., Selected Papers from the Second International Symposium on Languages in Taiwan (ISOLIT): 1 -20.  Taipei: Crane. 

  • 1998 Seimat vowel nasality: a typological anomaly.  OL 37.2: 298-322.

  • 1998 In defense of Dempwolff: Austronesian diphthongs once again.  OL 37.2: 354-362.

  • 1998 A note on the Thao patient focus perfective.  OL 37.2: 346-353.

  • 1999 Subgrouping, circularity and extinction: some issues in Austronesian comparative linguistics.  In Elizabeth Zeitoun and Paul Jen-kuei Li, eds.,  Selected Papers from the Eighth International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics: 31-94.  Symposium Series of the Institute of Linguistics (Preparatory Office), Academia Sinica, No. 1.  Taipei: Academia Sinica.

  • 1999 A note on covert structure: Ca- reduplication in Amis. OL 38: 168-174.

  • 1999 Notes on Pazeh phonology and morphology.  Oceanic Linguistics 38:321-365.

  • 1999 Linguistics vs. archaeology: early Austronesian terms for metals.  In Roger Blench and Matthew Spriggs, eds., Archaeology and Language III: Artefacts, languages and texts: 127-143.  London and New York: Routledge.

  • 1999 The fox's wedding.  Anthropos 94: 487-499.

  • 2000 Chamorro historical phonology.  OL 39: 83-122.

  • 2000 Why lexicostatistics doesn’t work: the ‘universal constant’ hypothesis and the Austronesian languages.  In Colin Renfrew, April McMahon and Larry Trask, eds.  Time depth in historical

  • 2000 Low vowel fronting in northern Sarawak.  OL 39: 285-319.

  • 2000 The origin of dragons.  Anthropos 95: 519-536.

  • 2000 Rat ears, tree ears, ghost ears and thunder ears in Austronesian languages. BKI 156: 687-706.

  • 2001 Historical morphology and the spirit world: the *qali/kali- prefixes in Austronesian languages.  In Joel Bradshaw and Kenneth L. Rehg, eds, Issues in Austronesian morphology: a focusschrift for Byron W. Bender:15-73.

  • 2001 The Comparative Method applied to Austronesian languages.  In Sylvain Auroux, et al, eds, History of the Language Sciences: 1374-1383. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter.

  • 2001 Some remarks on stress, syncope and gemination in Mussau.  OL 40:  143-150. 

  • 2001 Malayo-Polynesian: New stones in the wall.  OL 40: 151-155.

  • 2001 Language, dialect and riotous sound change: the case of Sa’ban. In Graham W. Thurgood, ed., Papers from  the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, 1999: 249-359.  Tempe: Arizona State University, Program for Southeast Asian Studies.

  • 2001 Reduplicated color terms in Oceanic languages. In Andrew Pawley, Malcolm Ross and Darrell Tryon, eds., The boy from Bundaberg: Studies in Melanesian linguistics in honour of Tom Dutton: 23-49.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL 514).  

  • 2001 Thao triplication.  OL 40: 324-335.

  • 2002 Notes on the history of “focus” in Austronesian languages.  In Fay Wouk and Malcolm Ross, eds, The history and typology of Western Austronesian voice systems: 63-78.  PL 518.

  • 2002 The history of of sab terms in Austronesian languages. OL 41: 89-139.

  • 2002 Kiput historical phonology.  OL 41: 364-418.

  • 2002 Formalism or phoneyism?: the history of Kayan final glottal stop.  In Adelaar and Blust: 29-37. 

  • 2003 The phonestheme ŋ- in Austronesian languages.  OL 42: 187-212.

  • 2003 A note on monosyllabic roots in Kavalan.  OL 42: 239-243.

  • 2003 Three notes on early Austronesian morphology.  OL 42: 438-478.

  • 2003 Vowelless words in Selau.  In John Lynch, ed., Issues in Austronesian historical phonology: 143-152.  Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL 550).  

  • 2004 Austronesian nasal substitution: a survey.  OL 43: 73-148.

  • 2004 *t to k: an Austronesian sound change revisited.  OL 43: 365-410.

  • 2005 A note on the history of genitive marking in Austronesian languages.  OL 44: 215-222.

  • 2005 Must sound change be linguistically motivated?  Diachronica 22: 219-269.

  • 2005 Liver and lungs: a semantic dyad in Austronesian languages.  OL 44: 537-543.

  • 132. 2005 The linguistic macrohistory of the Philippines: some speculations.  In Hsiu-chuan Liao and Carl R. Galvez Rubino, eds., Current issues in Philippine linguistics and anthropology parangal kay Lawrence A. Reid: 31-68.  Manila:The Linguistic Society of the Philippines and SIL Philippines.

  • 2005 Borneo and iron: Dempwolff’s *besi revisited.  BIPPA 25 :31-40.

  • 2006 Whence the Malays?  In James T. Collins and Awang Sariyan, eds., Borneo and the homeland of the Malays: four essays: 64-88.  Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa.

  • 2006 Anomalous liquid : sibilant correspondences in western Austronesian.  OL 45: 210-216.

  • 136. 2006 Supertemplatic reduplication and beyond.  In Henry Y. Chang, Lillian M. Huang, and Dah-an Ho, eds., Streams converging into an ocean: festschrift in honor of Professor Paul Jen-kuei Li on his 70th birthday: 439-460. Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica.

  • 2006 The origin of the Kelabit voiced aspirates: a historical hypothesis revisited. OL 45: 311-338.

  • 2007.  Disyllabic attractors and anti-antigemination in Austronesian sound change.  Phonology 24:1-36. 

  • 2007 The prenasalized trills of Manus.   In Jeff Siegel, John Lynch and Diana Eades, eds., Language description, history and development: Linguistic indulgence in memory of Terry Crowley: 297-311.  Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 

  • 2007 Òma Lóngh historical phonology.  OL 46: 1-53.

  • 2007 The linguistic position of Sama-Bajaw.   Studies in Philippine languages and cultures 15: 73-114.

  • 2007 Proto-Oceanic *mana revisited.   OL 46: 404-423.

  • 2008 Is there a Bima-Sumba subgroup?   OL 47: 46-114.

  • 2008 Greenhill, Simon J., Robert Blust and Russell D. Gray.  The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: from bioinformatics to lexomics.  Evolutionary Bioinformatics: 271-283.

  • 2008 A reanalysis of Wuvulu phonology.  OL 47: 275-293.

  • 2008 Remote Melanesia: one history or two?  An addendum to Donohue and Denham.  OL 47: 445-459.

  • 2009 The position of the languages of eastern Indonesia: a reply to Donohue and Grimes.  OL 48: 36-77.

  • 2009 The historical value of single words.  In Bethwyn Evans, ed., Discovering history through language.  Papers in honour of Malcolm Ross: 61-71. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics (PL 605).

  • 2009 Palauan historical phonology: whence the intrusive velar nasal?  OL 48: 307-336.

  • 2009 In Memoriam, Isidore Dyen, 1913-2008.  OL 48: 488-508.

  • 2010 Historical reconstruction.  In Patrick Colm Hogan, ed., Cambridge Encyclopaedia of the language sciences: 362-364.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • 2010 Lexicography on the internet --- Austronesian language sources.  Lexicographica 26: 199-201. 

  • 2010 On datus, ancient and modern.  In Loren Billings and Nelleke Goudswaard, eds., Piakandatu ami Dr. Howard P.  McKaughan: 36-51.  Manila: Linguistic Society of the Philippines and SIL Philippines. 

  • 2010 The Greater North Borneo hypothesis.  OL 49: 44-118. 

  • 2010 Five patterns of semantic change in Austronesian languages.  In John Bowden, Nikolaus P. Himmelmann and Malcolm Ross, eds., A journey through Austronesian and Papuan linguistic and cultural space: papers in honour of Andrew K. Pawley: 525-546. Canberra:  Pacific Linguistics (PL 615).

  • 2010 Malaita-Micronesian once again.  OL 49: 549-557. 

  • 2011 Austronesian: A sleeping giant?  Language and Linguistics Compass 5.8: 538-550.

  • 2011 The problem of doubleting in Austronesian languages.  OL 50: 399-457.

  • 2011 Comment on Holman, et al.  Automated Dating of the World’s Language  Families Based on Lexical Similarity.  Current Anthropology 52.6: 864-865.

  • 2011 ‘Eye of the day’: a response to Urban (2010).  OL 50: 524-535.

  • 2012 One mark per word?  Patterns of dissimilation in Austronesian and Australian languages.  Phonology 29.3: 355-381.

  • 2012 Primary split revisited.  Diachronica 29.1: 129-137.

  • 2012 The marsupials strike back: a reply to Schapper (2011).  OL 51: 261-277.

  • 2012 Hawu vowel metathesis.  OL 51: 207-233.

  • 2012 The Proto-Malayo-Polynesian multiplicative ligature *ŋa: a reply to Reid.  OL 51: 542-570. 

  • 2012 Brandstetter as systematizer: putting together the pieces of the Austronesian language puzzle.  In Robert Blust and Jürg Schneider, eds., A world of words: revisiting the work of Renward Brandstetter (1860-1942) on Lucerne and Austronesia: 67-83. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

  • 2013 Linguistic clues to migration in the Austronesian world.  In I. Ness and P. Bellwood, eds., The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, Volume, 1 (Prehistory): 276-283.  Malden, MA and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • 2013 Terror from the sky: unconventional linguistic clues to the Negrito past.  In Phillip Endicott, ed., Revisiting the ‘Negrito’ Hypothesis, an Inter-disciplinary Synthesis of the Prehistory of Southeast Asia.  Human Biology 85.1: 401-416 [special issue].

  • 2013 Formosan evidence for Early Austronesian knowledge of iron.  OL 52: 255-264.

  • 2013 Robert Blust and Stephen Trussel.  Research Note: The Austronesian comparative dictionary: a work in progress.  OL 52:493-523.

  • 2014. Austronesian. In Rochelle Lieber and Pavel Stekauer, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Derivation: 545-557.  Oxford University Press.

  • 2014 Dobel historical phonology.  OL 53: 37-60.

  • 2014 Some recent proposals concerning the classification of the Austronesian languages.  OL 53: 300-391.

  • 2015 The case markers of Proto-Austronesian.  OL 54: 443-498.

  • 2015 Longhouses and nomadism: is there a connection?   BRB 46:194-220.

  • 2015 Southeast Asian islands and Oceania: Austronesian linguistic history.  In Peter Bellwood, ed., The global prehistory of human migration:276-283. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

  • 2016 The Liangdao skeleton and the dangers of overinterpretation.  JCL: 44.1:242-252.

  • 2016  Kelabit-Lun Dayeh phonology, with special reference to the voiced aspirates.  OL 55:246-277.

  • 2016  Avoidance of dissimilar labial onsets: the case of Subanon.  OL 55:620- 633 (with Elizabeth Nielsen).  

  • 2017  The Lowland Kenyah posterior implosives: a typological reversal.  Language and Linguistics 18.2:177-200.

  • 2017 Historical linguistics and archaeology: an uneasy alliance.  In Philip J. Piper, Hirofumi Matsumura and David Bulbeck, eds., New perspectives in Southeast Asian and Pacific prehistory (Terra Australis 45):275-291.  Canberra: Australian National University.

  • 2017 The linguistic history of Austronesian-speaking communities in Island Southeast Asia.  In Peter Bellwood, First islanders: Prehistory and human migration in island Southeast Asia:190-197.  Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

  • 2017 Odd conditions: context-sensitive sound changes in unexpected contexts. Journal of Historical Linguistics.  Ms. 42pp.

  • 2017 The challenge of semantic reconstruction: Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *suku ‘lineage; quarter?’.  OL:247-256.

  • 2017 (with Victoria Chen).  The pitfalls of negative evidence: Nuclear Austronesian, Ergative Austronesian and their progeny.  Language and Linguistics 18.4:579-623.

  • To appear.  Historical linguistics in the raw: my life as a diachronic fieldworker.  In Word Hunters, a volume of autobiographies of linguistic fieldworkers edited by Hannah Sarvasy.  Ms., 13pp.

  • To appear. Regular metathesis in Batanic (northern Philippines)?  OL 56.2.

  • To appear. Some remarks on etymological opacity in Austronesian languages.  To appear in a festschrift.

  • 2019.  The Austronesian homeland and dispersal.  Annual Review of Linguistics 5:417-434.

  • 2019.  Why dragons are bisexual: a defense of Naturalism.  Anthropos 114:169-180.

  • To appear.  Linguistic approaches to Austronesian culture history.  To appear in a  volume edited by K.A. Adelaar and Antoinette Schapper.  

  • To appear. The resurrection of Proto-Philippines.  Ms., 107 pp.  OL.

  • More odd conditions: vowel breaking (or not) in Miri, Sarawak. submitted to Phonology.
     

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