Bernd Heine

Bernd Heine (born May 25, 1939 in Mohrungen, East Prussia, now Morąg, Poland) is a German linguist and specialist in African studies.

From 1978 to 2004 Heine held the chair for African Studies at the University of Cologne, Germany. His main focal points in research and teaching are African linguistics, language sociology, grammaticalization theory and language contact. The grammaticalisation theory, which deals with the changes in grammar, and to which he contributed 7 books and numerous articles, is his main focal point.

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Bernd Heine - Publications
... Grammaticalization A conceptual framework ... Chicago University of Chicago Press, 1991 (Co-authored by Ulrike Claudi and Friederike Hünnemeyer) ...
Ik People - The Mountain People (1972) - Criticism of Turnbull's Work
... For example, Bernd Heine gives the following examples to support his claims that Turnbull's conclusions and methodology were flawed ... the Ik dialect, was undoubtedly Diding'a, and according to informants of linguist Bernd Heine (who studied the Ik in early 1983) spoke only broken Ik ... that adultery was common among the Ik is contrary to statements of informants interviewed by Bernd Heine in 1983 ...

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