Jay Jasanoff

Diebold Professor of Indo-European Linguistics and Philology
Department of Linguistics
Harvard University

Publications

BOOKS (authored and edited)

Hittite and Indo-European Verb

Hittite and the Indo-European Verb. Oxford and New York, 2003.

Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 8, edited by Cedric Boeckx, Claire Bowern and Jay Jasanoff. Cambridge, 2003.

Mír Curad. Studies Presented to Calvert Watkins, edited by Jay Jasanoff, H. Craig Melchert, and Lisi Oliver (= Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 92). Innsbruck, 1998.

Stative and Middle in Indo-European (= Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 23). Innsbruck, 1978.

DEDICATED VOLUMES

Verba Docenti. Studies in historical and Indo-European linguistics presented to Jay H. Jasanoff by students, colleagues, and friends, edited by Alan J. Nussbaum. Ann Arbor and New York, 2007.

Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 12 ("dedicated to Professor Jay Jasanoff"), edited by Jeremy Rau, Keith Plaster, Patrick Liu, and Yaroslav Gorbachov. Cambridge, 2007.

ARTICLES

"The Tocharian subjunctive and preterite in *-a-," to appear in a forthcoming Festschrift.

"Did Hittite have si-imperatives?" to appear in R. Sukač, ed., The Sound of Indo-European II.

"A note on the Slavic genitive plural," to appear in a forthcoming memorial volume for Horace G. Lunt.

"Long-vowel preterites in Indo-European," to appear in the forthcoming proceedings of the 2010 UCLA workshop (Arbeitstagung) on the Indo-European verb.

"PIE verbal stem formation," to appear in Andrew Garrett and Michael Weiss, eds., Handbook of Indo-European Studies (to be published by Oxford University Press).

"Balto-Slavic mobility as an Indo-European problem," in R. Sukač, ed., From Present to Past and Back: Papers on Baltic and Slavic Accentology (= Potsdam Linguistic Investigations 7) (Frankfurt, 2011), 52-74.

"Lycian sttati 'stands'," in Jörg Klinger, Elisabeth Rieken, and Christel Rüster, eds., Investigationes Anatolicae: Gedenkschrift für Erich Neu (= Studien zu den Bogazköy-Texten 52) (Wiesbaden, 2010), 143-152.

"The Luvian 'case' in -ša/-za," in Ronald Kim, Norbert Oettinger, Elisabeth Rieken, and Michael Weiss, eds., Ex Anatolia Lux: Anatolian and Indo-European Studies in Honor of H. Craig Melchert on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday (Ann Arbor and New York, 2010), 167-179.

"The origin of the Latin gerund and gerundive: a new proposal," in Harvey Goldblatt and Nancy Shields Kollman, eds., Rus´ Writ Large: Languages, Histories, Cultures. Essays Presented in Honor of Michael S. Flier on his Sixty-Fifth Birthday (= Harvard Ukrainian Studies 28, 1-4 (2006 [2010])), 195-208.

"Notes on the internal history of the PIE optative," in Kazuhiko Yoshida and Brent Vine, eds., East and West: Papers in Indo-European Studies (Bremen, 2009), 47-68.

"The accentual type *vèdo¯, *vedetí and the origin of mobility in the Balto-Slavic verb," Baltistica 43.3 (2008), 339-379.

"The ending of the PIE 2 sg. middle imperative," Die Sprache 46 (2006 [2008]), 203-212.

"*-bhi, *-bhis, *-o¯is: following the trail of the PIE instrumental plural," in Jens Elmegård Rasmussen and Thomas Olander, eds., Internal Reconstruction in Indo-European: Methods, Results, and Problems (= Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 3) (Copenhagen, 2009), 137-149.

"*gwes-, *(z)gwes- or *(s)gwesh2-? The PIE root for 'extinguish/go out'," in Claire Bowern, Bethwyn Evans and Luisa Miceli, eds., Morphology and Language History. In honour of Harold Koch (= Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 298) (Amsterdam/Philadelphia, 2008), 155-166.

"From reduplication to ablaut: the class VII strong verbs of Northwest Germanic," Historische Sprachforschung 120 (2007), 241-284.

"Proto-Indo-European morphology," Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd ed. (Oxford, 2005). 10, 213-221.

"Balto-Slavic accentuation: telling news from noise," Baltistica 39 (2005), 171-177.

"'Stative' *-e¯- revisited," Die Sprache 43 (2002-03 [2004]), 127-170.

"Plus ça change. . . Lachmann's Law in Latin," in J. H. W. Penney, ed., Indo-European Perspectives: Studies in Honour of Anna Morpurgo Davies (Oxford and New York, 2004), 405-416; earlier version in Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics 8 (2003).

"Acute vs. circumflex: Some notes on PIE and post-PIE prosodic phonology," in Adam Hyllested et al., eds., Per Aspera ad Asteriscos. Studia Indogermanica in honorem Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (= Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 112) (Innsbruck, 2004), 247-256; earlier version in Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics 8 (2003).

"Gothic," in R. Woodard, ed., Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages (Cambridge, 2004), 881-906.

"Hitt. naišhut, nešhut," Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics 8, 33-44 (2003).

"The Vedic imperatives yódhi 'fight' and bodhi 'heed'," in J. Brereton and S. Jamison, eds., Indic and Iranian Studies in Honor of Stanley Insler on his Sixty-fifth Birthday (= Journal of the American Oriental Society, 122.2 (2002)), 290-295.

"The nom. sg. of Germanic n-stems," in A. Wedel and H.-J. Busch, eds., Verba et Litterae: Explorations in Germanic Languages and German Literature. Essays in Honor of Albert L. Lloyd (Newark, Delaware, 2002), 31-46.

"Some relative forms of the verb in Old Irish," in H. Eichner et al., eds., Compositiones Indogermanicae in Memoriam Jochem Schindler (Prague, 1999), 205-222.

"The thematic conjugation revisited," in J. Jasanoff et al., eds., Mír Curad. Studies Presented to Calvert Watkins (Innsbruck, 1998), 301-316.

"Stolen legacy? The evidence from language," in A. Ross and A. Lea, eds., Were the Achievements of Ancient Greece Borrowed from Africa? (Washington D. C., 1997), 57-68.

"Gathic Avestan ciko¯itərəš," in A. Lubotsky, ed., Sound Law and Analogy. Papers in Honor of Robert S. P. Beekes (Amsterdam and Atlanta, 1997), 119-130.

"Indo-European languages," in 1997 and subsequent editions of Encyclopaedia Britannica (revision of Macropaedia and Micropaedia articles originally written by W. Cowgill; listed as co-author).

"An Italo-Celtic isogloss: the 3 pl. mediopassive in *-ntro," in D. Q. Adams, ed., Festschrift for Eric P. Hamp. Volume I (= Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph 23) (Washington, D.C., 1997), 146-161.

"Where does Skt. bhávati come from?" in D. Disterheft et al., eds., Studies in Honor of Jaan Puhvel. Part One: Ancient Languages and Philology (= Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph 20) (Washington, D.C., 1997), 173-186.

"Germanic languages," in S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth, eds., The Oxford Classical Dictionary, third edition (Oxford and New York, 1996).

"Word games: the linguistic evidence in Black Athena," in M. Lefkowitz and G. Rogers, eds., Black Athena Revisited (Chapel Hill, 1996), 177-205 (with Alan Nussbaum).

"The Brittonic subjunctive and future," in J. E. Rasmussen, ed., In honorem Holger Pedersen. Kolloquium der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft vom 26. bis 28. März 1993 in Kopenhagen (Wiesbaden, 1994), 199-220.

"Aspects of the internal history of the PIE verbal system," in G. E. Dunkel et al., eds., Früh-, Mittel-, und Spätindogermanisch. Akten der IX. Fachtagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft (Wiesbaden, 1994), 149-68.

"Germanic (le germanique)," in F. Bader, ed., Langues indo-européennes (Paris, 1994), 251-280.

"Reconstructing morphology: the role of o-grade in Hittite and Tocharian verb inflection," in E. C. Polomé and W. Winter, eds., Reconstructing Languages and Cultures (= Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs 58) (Berlin and New York, 1992), 129-156.

"The origin of the Italic imperfect subjunctive," Historische Sprachforschung 104 (1991), 84-105.

"The ablaut of the root aorist optative in Proto-Indo-European," Münchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft 52 (1991), 101-122.

"The origin of the Celtic comparative type OIr tressa, MW trech 'stronger'," Die Sprache 34 (1988-90 [1991]), 171-189.

"Old Irish 'woman'," Ériu 40 (1989), 135-141.

"Language and gender in the Tarim Basin: the Tocharian 1 sg. pronoun," Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 3 (1989), 125-148.

"The s-aorist in Hittite and Tocharian," Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 2 (1988), 52-76.

"PIE *gne¯- 'recognize, know'," in A. Bammesberger, ed., Die Laryngaltheorie (Heidelberg, 1988), 227-239.

"Old Irish boí 'was'," in M. A. Jazayery and W. Winter, eds., Languages and Cultures. Studies in Honor of Edgar C. Polomé (Berlin, New York and Amsterdam, 1988), 299-308.

"Some irregular imperatives in Tocharian," in C. Watkins, ed., Studies in Memory of Warren Cowgill (1929-1985) (Berlin and New York, 1987), 92-112.

"The tenses of the Latin perfect system," in G. Cardona and N. H. Zide, eds., Festschrift for Henry Hoenigswald on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday (Tübingen, 1987), 177-183.

"Old Irish tair 'come!'," Transactions of the Philological Society 1986, 132-141.

"Reply to Orr," Journal of Indo-European Studies 14 (1986), 183.

"Texts and fragments," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 35 (1984), 194-196 (with David I. Owen).

"A rule of final syllables in Slavic," Journal of Indo-European Studies 11 (1983), 139-49; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies IV (Cambridge, 1981), 83-98.

"Reply to Schmalstieg and Kortlandt," Journal of Indo-European Studies 11 (1983), 187-190.

"The IE 'a¯-preterite' and related forms," Indogermanische Forschungen 88 (1983), 54-83; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies IV (Cambridge, 1981), 207-252.

"Hittite arai- and Armenian y-areay," Annual of Armenian Linguistics 2 (1981), 15-20; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies IV (Cambridge, 1981), 473-483.

"The nominative singular of n-stems in Germanic," in K. Klar, M. Langdon, S. Silver, eds., American Indian and Indoeuropean Studies: Papers in Honor of Madison S. Beeler (The Hague, 1980), 375-382; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies III (Cambridge, 1977), 149-162.

"The position of the hi-conjugation," in E. Neu and W. Meid, eds., Hethitisch und Indogermanisch. Vergleichende Studien zur historischen Grammatik und zur dialektgeographischen Stellung der indogermanischen Sprachgruppe Altkleinasiens (= Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 25) (Innsbruck, 1979), 79-90.

"Notes on the Armenian personal endings," Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Sprachforschung 93 (1979), 133-149; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies III (Cambridge, 1977), 405-435.

"Observations on the Germanic Verschärfung," Münchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft 37 (1978), 77-90; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies III (Cambridge, 1977), 51-70.

"A note on Hittite ta¯ya- 'steal'," Münchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft 37 (1978), 91-92; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies III (Cambridge, 1977), 187-189.

"The r-endings of the IE middle," Die Sprache 24 (1977), 159-170; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies III (Cambridge, 1977), 163-186.

"Gr. ámpho¯, lat. ambo et le mot indo-européen pour 'l'un et l'autre'," Bulletin de la Société de Linguistique 71 (1976), 125-131; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies III (Cambridge, 1977), 537-549.

"The Baltic future," in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies II (Report HARV-LING-02-75 to the National Science Foundation, 1975), 90-100.

"Class III presents in Tocharian," in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies II (Report HARV-LING-02-75 to the National Science Foundation, 1975), 101-115.

"The Germanic third weak class," Language 49 (1973), 850-70; earlier version in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies (Report HARV-LING-01-72 to the National Science Foundation, 1972), 232-274.

"The Hittite ablative in -anz(a)," Münchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft 31 (1973), 123-128.

"Some forms of 'go' in Germanic," in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies (Report HARV-LING-01-72 to the National Science Foundation, 1972), 291-307.

"The Germanic weak preterite," in C. Watkins, ed., Indo-European Studies (Report HARV-LING-01-72 to the National Science Foundation, 1972), 275-290.

"Remarks on the Scandinavian word tones," Lingua 16 (1966), 71-81; reprinted in E. H. Jahr and O. Lorentz, eds., Prosodi/Prosody (Tromsø, 1983).

REVIEWS

Sarah Grey Thomason and Terrence Kaufman, Language Contact, Creolization, and Genetic Linguistics (Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, 1988); Language 65 (1989), 623-628.

Colin Renfrew, Archaeology and Language (London, 1987); Language 64 (1988), 800-802.

H. Craig Melchert, Studies in Hittite Historical Phonology (Göttingen, 1984); Journal of the American Oriental Society 106 (1986), 832.

William R. Schmalstieg, Indo-European Linguistics: A New Synthesis (University Park, 1980); Language 61 (1985), 922-923.

"Nominal suffixation in Romance: two approaches," Romance Philology 28 (1975), 555-564 [review article].

"A generative view of historical linguistics," Romance Philology 25 (1971), 74-85 [review article].

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