Selected Publications
Prof. Yael Ziv

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In print:

" 'Staam': Shmirat ikviyut basiach" ["Hebrew 'Staam': maintaining consistency in Discourse"] Asufot  umuvaot belashon [Collection of articles on Language] Volume in Memory of Shaul Aloni.[PDF]
"Discourse analysis" To appear in Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, edited by G. Khan.  Brill.[PDF]
"Existential sentences in Hebrew" To appear in Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics,
edited by G. Khan.  Brill.[PDF]

2010 "Igun bemodel Hasiach" [Anchoring in Discourse model] Hebrew Linguistics 64: 37-47.[PDF]
2008. "Codifying Apparent Inconsistencies in Discourse: The case of Hebrew ma" In:S. Armon-Lotem, G. Danon and S.Rothstein (eds.) Current Issues in Generative Hebrew Linguistics. Amsterdam/Philadelphia:John Benjamins Publishing Company. 353-388. [PDF]
2007.  “The discourse Markers naxon and lo : Linguistic and Rhetorical Characterization” Hebrew Linguistics 54 :7-21.

2006. "naxon and ma : Codification of Givenness and Surprise in the Processing of Information" in: Studies in Language 10, A. Maman and S. Fassberg (eds.) : 65-73. 2006 (in Hebrew). [PDF] 
2006. “Osim kaze dibur yashir" [Doing like Direct Speech] In: R.Ben Shachar and G. Toury, (eds.) Hebrew as a Living Language 4. The Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics, Tel Aviv University, Hakibbutz Hameuxad : 141-156. [PDF]
2003. “This, I believe, is a processing Instruction : Discourse Linking via Parentheticals” Proceeding of the 18 Conference of Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics .[PDF]
2001. "Pashut: discourse markers in Spoken Hebrew" Hebrew Linguistics 48:17-29.[PDF]
1998. “Discourse Markers: Introduction”. (with Andreas H Jucker) Discourse Markers: Descriptions and Theory. Amsterdam/Philadelphia:John Benjamins Publishing Company, Pragmatics and Beyond, New Series..1-12. In: A.H. Jucker and Y.Ziv (eds.)[PDF]
1998. "Hebrew kaze  as a discourse marker and lexical hedges: Conceptual and Procedural Properties" In: A.H. Jucker and Y. Ziv (eds.) Discourse Markers: Description and Theory Amsterdam/PhiladelphiaJohn Benjamins Publishing Company, Pragmatics and Beyond, New Series..203-221.[PDF]
1997. "Centering, Global Focus and Right Dislocation" ( with B.Grosz) In: Marilyn A. Walker, Aravind K. Joshi and Ellen F. Prince (eds.) Centering Theory in Discourse.  Clarendon Press,:293-307.[PDF]
1997. "Conditionals and Restrictives on Generics" In: A. Athanasiadou and R. Dirven (eds.)
On Conditionals Again. Amsterdam/Philadelphia John Benjamins publishing Company.  223-239.[PDF]
1996. “Pronominal Reference to Inferred Antecedents”. Coherence and Anaphora, Belgian Journal of Linguistics 10: 55–67.[PDF]
1996. "Discourse Grounding: A Constraint on Preposing" In: E. Doron and S. Wintner (eds.) The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 3. Proceedings of the 11th annual conference and the workshop on discourse., pp. 168-193.
1996. "Infinitivals initially: Theme, Topic, Focus" In: C. Butler, J. Connolly, R.Gatward and R. Vismans (eds.) Discourse and Pragmatics in Functional Grammar. Functional Grammar Series, Mouton de Gruyter. 163-175.[PDF]
1995. "Meanyen hasefer haze: [Interesting this book]: A special construction in spoken Hebrew" Hebrew Linguistics  39, 29-39.
1994. "Not without you, I won't: Special Utterance Types in FG" In: E. Engberg-Pedersen, L. Falster Jakobsen and L. Schack Rasmussen (eds.) Function and Expression in Functional Grammar.Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 317-329. [PDF]
1994. "Right Dislocation and Attentioanl State" (with Barbara Grosz) In: Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference and Workshop on Discourse of The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics A. Mittwoch and R. Buchalla (eds.) Jerusalem: Academon. pp. 184-199.[PDF]
1994. "Left Dislocation, Right Dislocation : Discourse Functions and Anaphora" Journal of Pragmatics. 22:5, 1-17.[PDF]

1993. "Conjunction and Causality: Pragmatics and the Lexicon" Pragmatics and Language Learning 4: 17-27.[PDF]
1993. "Causality and Context Dependence" Perspectives on Language and Conceptualization. Belgian Journal of Linguistics, 8:187-200.[PDF]
1993. "Causality in Language and in Discourse" Journal of Literary Semantics. October XXII/3: pp.177-185. 
1989. "Visual Input , Auditory Input and Word Order" In: B. Music, R. Craczyk and C. Wiltshire (eds.) Papers from the 25th Regional Meeting of the Chicago linguistic Society. pp.288-299.[PDF]            
1988. "On the Rationality of 'Relevance' and the Relevance of  'Rationality'" Journal of Pragmatics 12. pp. 535 - 545.
Reprinted in: A. Kasher (ed.) Cognitive Aspects of Language Use. Amsterdam: North Holland. pp.31-41. 1989.[PDF]
1988. "Word Order in Children's Literature: FSP and Markedness" in:Y. Tobin (ed.) The Prague School and Its Legacy, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Co. pp. 123 - 144.[PDF]
1988."Lexical Hedges and non-committal Terms" Acta Linguistica Hungarica,38:1-4.pp.261-274. (backdated. Conference held in Budapest in 1990.)
1985."Remarks on Parentheticals and Functional Grammar" In: M. Bolkestein, C. de Groot and L. Mackennzie (eds.) Syntax and Pragmatics in Functional Grammar, Dordrecht: Foris. pp. 181 - 199.
1982. "On So-called 'Existentials' a Typological Problem" Lingua 56. pp. 261 - 281. [PDF]

1982. "Getting More Mileage out of Existentials in English"        Linguistics 20, pp. 747 - 762.
1982. "Another Look at Definites in Existentials" Journal of Linguistics 18:1. pp. 73 - 88.[PDF]
1981. "Passives of Obliques Over Direct Objects"(with G. Sheintuch) Lingua 54, pp. 1 - 17.
1979. "Indirect Objects Reconsidered"(with G. Sheintuch) In: P.R. Clyne, W.F. Hanks, C.L.Hofbauer (eds.)  Papers from the 15th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, pp.390 - 403.
1977. "Passivization and Pseudo-Passivization : On the Role of Pragmatics in Determining Rule Unity" (with E. Riddle and G. Sheintuch) In: C. Kisseberth, B. Kachru, J. Morgan and L. Zgusta (eds.) Studies in the Linguistic Sciences 7:1 pp. 147 -156.
1976. "On the Reanalysis of Grammatical Terms in Hebrew Possessive Constructions" In P. Cole (ed.) Studies in Modern Hebrew Syntax and Semantics. North-Holland Publishing Company, pp. 129 -152.[PDF]
1976. "On the Diachronic Relevance of Keenan's Promotional Hierarchy" In: S. B. Steever, C.A. Walker and S. S. Mufwene (eds.)  Papers from the Parasession on Diachronic Syntax. Chicago Linguistic Society, pp. 327 - 347.
1975. "On the Relevance of Content to the Form - Function      Correlation (An Examination of Extraposed Relative Clauses)" In: R.E. Grossman, L. James San and T.J. Vance (eds.)Papers from the Parasession on Functionalism. Chicago Linguistic Society, pp. 568 - 579. 1975
1973. "Why Can't Appositives be Extraposed ?" Papers in Linguistics 6:2 pp.243 - 254.