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Conor Pyle

 

Contact Information

Email: pylec@tcd.ie

Address: Centre for Language and Communication Studies,
Arts Building,
Trinity College Dublin,
College Green,
Dublin 2

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Research Interests

  • Morphosyntax, Australian languages, language typology

Current Projects

  • Valence adjusting structures in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra in a Role and Reference Grammar account.

Publications

  • Pyle, C. (2015). Directionals in Ngaanyatjarra. ITB Journal, 27, 37-50.

  • Pyle, C. (2015). Causation in the Australian dialects Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara. In B. Nolan, G. Rawoens and E. Diedrichsen (Eds.), Causation, permission and transfer: Argument realisation in GET, TAKE, PUT, GIVE and LET verbs [Studies in Language Companion Series 167] (pp. 385-423). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  • Pyle, C. (2014). Fingallian- the language of Chaucer or Irish-English hotch-potch? Babel- the language magazine, 7, 36-41.

  • Pyle, C. (2013). Serial Verb Constructions in Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara. ITB Journal, 24, 22-70.

Conference presentations

  • Pyle, C. (2015). Differential Object Marking in dialects of the Western Desert in Australia. 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea. Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL), Leiden. 2–5 September 2015.

  • Pyle, C. (2015). Purposive case and semantic arguments in Australian Western Desert dialects. Role and Reference Grammar conference, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany. 31 July-2 August 2015.

  • Pyle, C. (2015). Valence adjusting structures in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra in a Role and Reference Grammar account. Talk at Thesis in Three, Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin. 10 June 2015.

  • Pyle, C. (2014). Dynamics of Compounding in Two Dialects of Australia’s Western Desert. International Symposium on Verbs, Clauses and Constructions. The Nerthus Project Research Group (Department of Modern Languages), University of La Rioja, Logroño, Spain. 22-24 October 2014.

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