Publications
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I    Articles

Zeller, Jochen, Sabine Zerbian & Toni Cook. 2017. Prosodic evidence for syntactic phrasing in Zulu. In: Jenneke Van der Wal and Larry Hyman (eds.), The conjoint/disjoint alternation in Bantu. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 295-328.
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Ngoboka, Jean Paul & Jochen Zeller. 2017. The conjoint/disjoint alternation in Kinyarwanda. In: Jenneke Van der Wal and Larry Hyman (eds.), The conjoint/disjoint alternation in Bantu. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 350-389.
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Posel, Dorrit & Jochen Zeller. 2016. Language shift or increased bilingualism in South Africa: Evidence from census data. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 37(4), 357-370.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2015. Mobility as a feature: Evidence from Zulu. Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus 48, 69-92.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2015. Argument prominence and agreement: explaining an unexpected object asymmetry in Zulu. Lingua 156, 17-39.
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Halpert, Claire & Jochen Zeller. 2015. Right dislocation and raising-to-object in Zulu. The Linguistic Review 32(3), 475-513.
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Zeller, Jochen & Jean Paul Ngoboka. 2015. On parametric variation in Bantu, with particular reference to Kinyarwanda. Transactions of the Philological Society 113(2), 206-231.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2014. Three types of object marking in Bantu. Linguistische Berichte 239, 347-367.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2013. Locative inversion in Bantu and predication. Linguistics 51(6), 1107-1146.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2013. In defence of head movement: evidence from Bantu. In: Lisa Cheng & Norbert Corver (eds), Diagnosing Syntax. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 87-111.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2012. Object marking in isiZulu. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 30(2), 219–235.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2012. Instrument inversion in Zulu. In Michael R. Marlo, Nikki B. Adams, Christopher R. Green, Michelle Morrison, and Tristan M. Purvis (eds.), African Languages in Context (selected Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics), Somerville, Massachusetts: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, 134-148.
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Posel, Dori & Jochen Zeller. 2011. Home language and English language ability in South Africa: Insights from new data. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 29/2, 115-126.
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Wiebesiek, Lisa, Stephanie Rudwick and Jochen Zeller. 2011. South African Indian English: A qualitative study of attitudes. World Englishes 30/2, 251-268.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2009. On clitic left dislocation in Zulu. Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 18 (2006): Focus and Topic in African Languages (edited by Sonja Ermisch), Ruediger Koeppe Verlag: Koeln, 131-156.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2008. On the subject marker in Kinyarwanda. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 26/4, 407-428.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2008. The subject marker in Bantu as an antifocus marker. Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics 38, 221-254.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2006. Raising out of finite CP in Nguni: The case of fanele. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 24/3, 255-275.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2006. Agreement and the EPP in Kinyarwanda applicatives. In: Patrick Brandt and Eric Fuß (eds), Form, Structure and Grammar Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 275-295.
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Sabel, Joachim and Jochen Zeller. 2006. wh-question formation in Nguni. In: John Mugane, John Hutchison and Dee Worman (eds), African Languages and Linguistics in Broad Perspective (selected Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of African Linguistics, Harvard, Cambridge). Somerville, Massachusetts: Cascadilla Press, 271-283.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2006. On the relation between noun prefixes and grammaticalisation in Nguni relative clauses. Studia Linguistica 60.2, 220-249.
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Zeller, Jochen and Jean-Paul Ngoboka. 2006. Kinyarwanda locative applicatives and the Minimal Link Condition. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 24/1, 101-124.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2006. Derived subjects in Kinyarwanda locative constructions. Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus 33, 97-130.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2005. Universal principles and parametric variation: Remarks on formal linguistics and the grammar of Zulu. Ingede 1/3.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2004. Relative clause formation in the Bantu languages of South Africa. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 22/1-2, 75-93.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2003. Moved preverbs in German: displaced or misplaced? In: Geert Booij and Ans van Kemenade (eds) The Yearbook of Morphology. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 179-212.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2003. Word-level and phrase-level prefixes in Zulu. Acta Linguistica Hungarica 50/1-2, 227-244.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2002. Particle verbs are heads and phrases. In: Nicole Dehé, Andrew McIntyre and Ray Jackendoff (eds), Verb-particle explorations. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 233-267.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2001. How syntax restricts the lexicon: Particle verbs and internal arguments. Linguistische Berichte 188, 461-494.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2001. Lexical particles, semi-lexical postpositions. In: Norbert Corver and Henk van Riemsdijk (eds), Semi-lexical categories. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 505-549.
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Zeller, Jochen. 2001. Prefixes as transitivizers. In: Nicole Dehé and Anja Wanner (eds), Structural Aspects of Semantically Complex Verbs. Frankfurt/Bern/New York: Peter Lang, 1-34.
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Zeller, Jochen. 1997. Against overt particle incorporation. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics Volume 4/2 (Proceedings of the 21st Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium), 291-307.
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II     Books

Zeller, Jochen. 2001. Particle Verbs and Local Domains. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Zeller, Jochen. 1994. Die Syntax des Tempus. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag.