• S. Beck, "Parameters of crosslinguistic variation in semantics", In: L. Matthewson, C. Meier, H. Rullmann and T. E. Zimmermann (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Semantics. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • A. Howell, V. Hohaus, P. Berezovskaya, K. Sachs, J. Braun, Ş. Durmaz & S. Beck: "(No) Variation in the Grammar of Alternatives''. In: H. Zeijlstra et. al (eds.), Linguistic Variation, Online First. 
  • M. Igel, "Part-Whole-Modifiers and the *-Operator." In: Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 25.


  • P. Berezovskaya & A. Howell, “(No) Variation in the Grammar of Alternatives – Intervention Effects in Russian”, In: Proceedings of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 26.
  • V. Hohaus & M. Zimmermann, "Comparisons of Equatlity With German so...wie, and the Relationship Between Degrees and Properties." Journal of Semantics.
  • J. Vander Klok & V. Hohaus, "Weak necessity without weak possibility: The composition of modal strength distinctions in Javanese." Semantics and Pragmatics 13(12).
  • V. Hohaus & M. R. Bochnak, "The Grammar of Degree. Gradability Across Languages." Annual Review of Linguistics 6(1), 235-259.


  • P. Patel-Grosz & S. Beck, "Different again", In: Semantics and Pragmatics 12(3).
  • P. Berezovskaya, "Comparison constructions in Nenets: About a language that has degrees and also uses them", Ural-Altaic Studies 35:4, 18-35. Electronic ISSN 2500-2902.
  • P. Berezovskaya & R. Hörnig, "The Processing of Ambiguous Degree Constructions in German." In: Gattnar, Anja; Hörnig, Robin; Störzer, Melanie; Featherston, Sam (eds.). Linguistic Evidence 2018: Experimental Data Drives Linguistic Theory. Tübingen, University of Tübingen, 229-244.


  • V. Hohaus, "How do Degrees Enter the Grammar? Language Change in Samoan from [-DSP] to [+DSP]", Proceedings of TripleA 4, 106-120. Download


  • S. Beck, "More and more different." In: LaCara, Nicholas; Moulton, Keir; and Tessier, Anne-Michelle. A Schrift to Fest Kyle Johnson. Linguistics Open Access Publications, 43-46.
  • V. Hohaus & A. Konietzko, "(Pseudo-)Extraction from VP-Proforms: The Case of the Comparative Clause.", Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics (IATL) 31.
  • S. Chen, V. Hohaus, R. Laturnus, M. Louie, L. Matthewson, H. Rullmann, O. Simchen, C. K. Turner, J. Vander Klok, "Past Possibility Crosslinguistically: Evidence from 12 Languages." In: Ana Arregui, Mará Luisa Rivero & Andrés Pablo Salanova (eds.), Modality Across Syntactic Categories . Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Proceedings of TripleA 3 (Herausgegeben von Vera Hohaus und Wanda Rothe)


  • S. Beck & S. Tiemann, "Towards a model of incremental composition", In: Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21.
  • V. Hohaus, "The inchoative aspect in Samoan", In: The Proceedings of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association 23, 96-111.
  • Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 20 (Herausgegeben von Nadine Bade, Polina Berezovskaya und Anthea Schöller)
  • S. Beck, "Temporal noch/still and further-to readings of German noch." In: Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 20, 4-25.
  • K. Sachs, "A Movement Approach for Multi-Head Correlatives." In: Proceedings of Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 6, 111-120.
  • A. Howell, "A Hamblin Semantics for Alternative Questions in Yoruba", Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 20, 359-376.
  • S. Beck, "Discourse related readings of scalar particles. In: M. Moroney, C. Little, J. Collard & D. Burgdorf (eds.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 26, 142-165.
  • S. Beck, "Focus Sensitive Operators", In: Caroline Féry and Shinichiro Ishihara (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Information Structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 227-250.


  • S. Beck & M. Reis. "On the form and interpretation of echo wh-questions." Manuscript submitted to Journal of Semantics.
  • S. Beck & A. von Stechow, "Events, Times and Worlds – An LF Architecture", In: C. Fortmann (Hg.), Situationsargumente im Nominalbereich. Linguistische Arbeiten Bd. 562. Berlin: De Gruyter, 13–46.
  • R. Gergel & S. Beck, "Early Modern English 'again': a corpus study and semantic analysis." English language and linguistics 19.1, 27–47.
  • S. Beck & R. Gergel, "The diachronic semantics of English again." Natural Language Semantics 23.3, 157–203.
  • V. Hohaus & A. Howell, "Alternative Semantics for Focus and Questions: Evidence from Samoan", Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association 21, Asia-Pacific Linguistics 25, 69-86. Download
  • P. Berezovskaya & V. Hohaus, "Two Types of Phrasal Comparative Operators: Evidence from Russian", Proceedings of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 23, 1-19.


  • P. Berezovskaya, "Acquisition of Russian Degree Constructions: A Corpus-Based Study", Proceedings of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 22, 1-22. Download
  • V. Hohaus, S. Tiemann, S. Beck, "Acquisition of Comparison Constructions", Language Acquisition 21: 3, 215-249. Download
  • P. Patel-Grosz & S. Beck, "Revisiting Again: The View from Kutchi Gujarati", Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 18, 303-321. Download


  • S. Beck, "Lucinda Driving Too Fast Again-The Scalar Properties of Ambiguous Than-Clauses", Journal of Semantics 30: 1, 1-63.
  • A. Howell, "Abstracting over Degrees in Yoruba Comparison Constructions", Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 17, 271-288. Download


  • S. Beck, "DegP Scope Revisited", Natural Language Semantics 20: 3, 227-272.Download
  • S. Beck, "Pluractional Comparisons", Linguistics and Philosophy 35: 1, 57-110. Download
  • S. Beck, "Lucinda Driving Too Fast Again-The Scalar Properties of Ambiguous Than-clauses", Journal of Semantics, online first (Feb. 2, 2012), 1-63. Download
  • S. Beck, "Konso Pluractional Verbal Morphology and Plural Operators", Proceedings of SULA 6, 285-302.
  • S. Beck, V. Hohaus, S. Tiemann, "A Note on Phrasal Comparatives", Proceedings of SALT 22, 146–165. Download
  • P. Berezovskaya, "Acquisition of Russian Comparison Constructions by Bilingual Children: A Corpus Based Study", Zulassungsarbeit, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.
  • H. Gese & V. Hohaus, "Der Stadtring ist befahrener als die Autobahn. Bemerkungen zur Gradierbarkeit beim Zustandspassiv", In: B. Rothstein (Hg.), "Nicht-flektierte Wortarten". Berlin: De Gruyter, 275-299. Download
  • H. Gese und V. Hohaus, "Building Gradable Adjectival Passives", Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 16: 1, 146-165.
  • S. Hofstetter, "Phrasal Comparison in Turkish: Associating Individuals with Implicit Degrees", Proceedings of SULA 6, 319-334.
  • S. Hofstetter, "Better Low Pay than No Pay: Propositional Adjectives Obviate Negative Island Effects", Proceedings of CLS (Chicago Linguistic Society) 48. Download of the Pre-final Version
  • S. Hofstetter, "Measure Phrase Constructions in English, German and French: Six Sources of Linguistic Variation", Interlingüística XXII, Salamanca.
  • V. Hohaus, "Directed Motion as Comparison: Evidence from Samoan", Proceedings of SULA 6 und SULA-bar, 335-348. Download
  • S. Tiemann, V. Hohaus, S. Beck, "Crosslinguistic Variation in Comparison: Evidence from Child Language Acquisition", In: B. Stolterfoht and S. Featherston (Hg.), Empirical Approaches to Linguistic Theory: Studies of Meaning and Structure, Berlin: De Gruyter, 115-146. Download


  • S. Beck, "Comparison Constructions", In: C. Maienborn, K. von Heusinger und P. Portner (Hg.), Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning., Bd. 2., Berlin: De Gruyter, 1341-1389.
  • R. Gergel, "Structure-Sensitivity in Actuality: Notes from a Class of Preference Expressions", Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 17: 1, 115-124. Download
  • S. Hofstetter, "30 Meter lange Seile, des cordes longues de 30 mètres and 90-foot-long ropes - a Contrastive Study on the (Un)Availability of Direct Measure Phrases in English, German and French", In: S. D. Schmid, U. Detges, P. Gévaudan, W. Mihatsch und R. Waltereit (Hg.), Rahmen des Sprechens. Beiträge zu Valenztheorie, Varietätenlinguistik, Kreolistik, Kognitiver und Historischer Semantik. Peter Koch zum 60. Geburtstag, Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto, 369-379.
  • C. Savelsberg, "Hindi Comparatives", Magisterarbeit, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.


  • S. Beck, "Quantifiers in Than-Clauses", Semantics and Pragmatics 3, 1-72. Download of the Prefinal Version
  • S. Beck, "Rullmann Ambiguities as Plural Comparison", Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 20, 428-450. Download
  • R. Gergel, "Towards Notions of Comparative Continuity in English and French", In: A. Breitbarth u.a. (Hg.), Continuity and Change in Grammar, 119-144. Download
  • R. Gergel, "On the Realization of LF-Binding in Some Degree Dependencies", In: R. Bok-Bennema und B. Kampers-Manhe (Hg.), Romance Language and Linguistic Theory 2008: Selected Papers from Going Romance XXII, 105-124.
  • R. Gergel, "Motivating Variation Patterns in Degree Constructions: Semantics Meets Grammaticalization", Poznán Studies in Contemporary Linguistics 42: 1, 27-49. Download
  • S. Hofstetter, "Comparison in Thai: Arguments against an Exceed-Style Analysis and a Plea for Empirical Fieldwork in Formal Semantics", Pre-Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 2010, 177-181.
  • S. Hofstetter, "'Half a Cake's Better than None' – The Absence of Negative Island Effects with Adjectives and Adverbs Expressing Value Judgments", In: E. Bahíllo Sphonix-Rust u.a. (Hg.), Interlingüística XXI. Actuales líneas de investigación en el panorama internacional de los jóvenes lingüistas, 869-878.
  • S. Hofstetter, "Rezension for Lucia Grimaldi (2009), 'Italienische Vergleichskonstruktionen'. Tübingen: Niemeyer (Linguistische Arbeiten, 529)", Philologie im Netz 53/2010, 97-103. Download
  • V. Hohaus & S. Tiemann, "...this much is how much I'm bigger than Joey... A Corpus Study in the Acquisition of Comparison Constructions", Proceedings of AcquisiLyon'09, 90-93. Download
  • S. Krasikova, "Comparing to What is Possible or Permitted", Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 14, 256-272. Download
  • S. Krasikova, "Scales in the Meaning of Adjectives", Oslo Studies in Language 2: 1, 51-74. Download
  • S. Krasikova, "Sufficiency Inference in Anankastic Conditionals", Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 20, 91-108. Download
  • S. Tiemann, V. Hohaus, S. Beck, "German and English Comparatives are Different: Evidence from Child Language Acquisition", Pre-Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence 2010, 254-258.


  • S. Beck, P. Berezovskaya, K. Pflugfelder, "The use of again in 19th‐Century English versus Present‐Day English." Syntax, 12(3), 193-214.
  • S. Beck, D. Fleischer, R. Gergel, S. Hofstetter, S. Krasikova, C. Savelsberg, J. Vanderelst, E. Villalta, "Crosslinguistic Variation in Comparison Constructions", Linguistic Variation Yearbook 9, 1-66. Download
  • R. Gergel, "Rather - On a Modal Cycle", In: E. van Gelderen, Cyclical Change, 243-264.
  • R. Gergel, "The Little De of Degree Constructions", In: H. Campos, R. P. Leow und D. Lardiere (Hg.), Little Words: Their History, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, and Acquisition, 75-86.
  • R. Gergel, "Comparatives and Types of þonne in Old English: Towards an Integrated Analysis of the Data Types in Comparative Derivations", In: S. Winkler und S. Featherston (Hg.), The Fruits of Empirical Linguistics, Bd. 2, 103-124.
  • S. Hofstetter, "Comparison in Turkish: A Rediscovery of the Phrasal Comparative", In: A. Riester und T. Solstad (Hg.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung XIII, Bd. 1, 187-203. Download
  • S. Krasikova, "Norm-Relatedness in Degree Constructions", In: A. Riester und T. Solstad (Hg.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung XIII, Bd. 1, 275-290. Download