To appear/pre-publication

  • “Participle cycles” in the (pre-)history of Greek: losing and gaining functional structure. To appear in Cycles in language change, eds. Lieven Danckaert et al. Oxford University Press (Proceedings of DiGS 18). Comments welcome! Participle_cycle_DiGS
  • Deponency in finite and non-finite contexts. Language (accepted),
  • Review of Walkden, George: Syntactic Reconstruction and Proto-Germanic. To appear in Kratylos 63 (in German). Kratylos Rezension Walkden Spoiler alert: it’s a great book.
  • Die Reflexe der *nt– und *mh1no-Partizipien im Hethitischen und Tocharischen (“the reflexes of the *nt– and *mh1no-participles in Hittite and Tocharian”). With Hannes A. Fellner. To appear in the proceedings of 100 Jahre Entzifferung des Hethitischen — Morphosyntaktische Kategorien in Sprachgeschichte und Forschung. Workshop of the Society for Indo-European Studies, Philipps-Universität Marburg, 21–23 Sept. 2015 Marburg_Fellner_Grestenberger
  • Historical linguistics. Chapter 8 of Introducing Linguistics: Theoretical and Applied Approaches, eds. John W. Schwieter & Joyce Bruhn de Garavito. Oxford University Press. A historical linguistics intro chapter aimed specifically at Canadian/North American undergraduate students. Comments/suggestions welcome! Note that the words “simplify” or “simplification” do not occur anywhere in this introduction. Chapter 8_Historical linguistics


  • On “i-substantivizations” in Vedic compounds. In Usque ad radices. Indo-
    European studies in honour of Birgit Anette Olsen, eds. Hansen et al., 193–206. Museum Tusculanum, 2017. Festschrift Olsen_i-stem compounds


  • Reconstructing Proto-Indo-European deponents. Indo-European Linguistics 4/1, 2016. Pp. 98–149. DOI: 10.1163/22125892-00401001 IEUL_004_01_PIE deponents
  • Greek and Latin verbal governing compounds in *-ā– and their prehistory. With Hannes A. Fellner. In Etymology and the European Lexicon. Proceedings of the 14th Fachtagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft, 17–22 September 2012, Copenhagen, eds. B. S. S. Hansen, B. Nielsen Whitehead, T. Olander, and B. A. Olsen, 135–50. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2016. eel-fellner-grestenberger
  • More span-conditioned allomorphy: Voice morphology in Classical Greek. In  Proceedings of NELS 46, eds. C. Hammerly and B. Prickett, vol. 2, 1-10. Amherst: GLSA. nels46_Grestenberger


  • Number marking in German measure phrases and the structure of pseudo-partitives. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 18/2, 2015. Pp. 93–138. DOI 10.1007/s10828-015-9074-1. Number marking in pseudo-partitives
  • From inalienable possession to reflexivity: The development of Vedic tanū– ‘body’Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics 30, 2015. Pp. 25-44. HWPL 30- Ved. tanU-


  • “Split Deponency” in Proto-Indo-European, in Proceedings of the 25th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, eds. S. W. Jamison, H. C. Melchert, and B. Vine, 75-84. Bremen: Hempen, 2014. Grestenberger_Split deponency in PIE
  • Zur Funktion des Nominalsuffixes *-i– im Vedischen und
    Urindogermanischen (“On the function of the nominal suffix *-i– in Vedic and Proto-Indo-European”), in: Das Nomen im Indogermanischen: Morphologie, Substantiv versus Adjektiv, Kollektivum. Akten der Arbeitstagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft vom 14. bis 16. September 2011 in Erlangen, eds. N. Oettinger & T. Steer, 88-102. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2014. Akten_Erlangen_i-Stämme



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