Universität Konstanz 
 Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft     

frans plank


 • morphology (inflection and word formation),
    syntax, prosody, lexicon
 • typology and historical linguistics
 • Germanic
 • history of linguistics (17th century & after)


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Linguistic Typology
Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton


 new cover 
also available online


Transactions of the Philological Society
Oxford: Wiley


also available online



list of publications
on this site


recently published

Larry M. Hyman & Frans Plank (eds.), Phonological typology (Phonetics & Phonology 23). Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.

An implicational universal to defy: Typology ⊃ ¬ phonology ≡ phonology ⊃ ¬ typology ≡ ¬ (typology ∧ phonology) ≡ ¬ typology ∨ ¬ phonology. In Larry M. Hyman & Frans Plank (eds.), Phonological typology (Phonetics & Phonology 23), 21–53. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.
The Founding Editor’s envoi: A rose by any other name ... Linguistic Typology 22 (1). 13-15.
Phrasierungsetüden. International Journal for Germanic Linguistics and Semiotic Analysis 23. 217–254.


Review of Itamar Francez & Andrew Koontz-Garboden, Semantics and morphosyntactic variation: Qualities and the grammar of property concepts (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017). Linguistic Typology 21(3). 555–564.


work in progress


(recently & unrecently) unpublished
on this site

conference presentations
on this site

archive & cabinet


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PHONOLOGICAL TYPOLOGY – Somerville College, University of Oxford, August 11-13.


DEM GENITIV – Konstanz-Essex-JNU New Delhi Genitive Workshop, Department of Linguistics, Universität Konstanz, October 11-13.

Workshop on Typology and Diachrony – Somerville College, University of Oxford, March 25-26.


Visions for Linguistics – Workshop, Schloss Freudental, November 20-22.

Asymmetries and Universals – Workshop in Honour of Frans Plank on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday, Schloss Freudental, May 22-24.


Algorithmic Morphology Workshop – Konstanz, November 3-4.


Weak Words: Their Origins and Progress – Workshop, Schloss Freudental, April 14-17.

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