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Historical-Comparative Linguistics
Department of Linguistics
D-50923 Cologne

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E-Mail: eugen.hill[at]uni-koeln.de

Selected Publications

  • Hill Eugen & Simon Fries. 2020. On personal endings of thematic verbs in Proto-Indo-European. In: Repanšek, Luka, Harald Bichlmeier & Velizar Sadovski (eds.), vácām̐si miśrā krṇavāmahai. Proceedings of the international conference of the Society for Indo-European Studies and IWoBA XII, Ljubljana 4–7 June 2019, celebrating one hundred years of Indo-European comparative linguistics at the University of Ljubljana, 253–282. Hamburg: baar-Verlag.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2020. The origin of the Lithuanian illative. Baltistica 55.2, 203-253.
    doi: 10.15388/Baltistica.55.2.2418.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2020. Analogy in inflectional change: Modification or whole-word replacement? Language 96.1 pp. e38-e58. DOI: 10.1353/lan.2020.0014.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2019. Inflectional suppletion and heteroclite inflection from a diachronic perspective. Transactions of the Philological Society 117(3). 372-389.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2019. Prosodic change and the (apparent) irregularities in the development of segments. Folia Linguistica Historica 40(2). 323-353.
  • Hill, Eugen, Daniel Kölligan, Corinna Scheungraber & Michael Frotscher. 2019. The development of prefixation in time and space - Ditropic clitics and prosodic realignment in dialects of Indo-European. Transactions of the Philological Society. 1-42.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2017. Zur Flexion von ›sein‹ im Westgermanischen: Die verschollene Entsprechung von altenglisch 3. Singular Präsens bið auf dem Festland. In Bjarne Simmelkjær Sandgaard Hansen et al. (eds.), USQUE AD RADICES. Indo-European studies in honour of Birgit Anette Olsen, 261-278. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2017. West Germanic Monosyllabic Lengthening and Gothic Breaking as Partially Proto-Germanic Developments. The evidence of pronominal place adverbs ‘here’, ‘where’ and ‘there’. North-Western European Language Evolution 70. 135-170.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2016[17]. Phonological evidence for a Proto-Baltic stage in the evolution of East and West Baltic. In Peter-Arnold Mumm (ed.), Disciplina Viva Festschrift für Klaus Strunk anlässlich seines 85. Geburtstags am 22. August 2015 (= International Journal of Diachronic Linguistics and Linguistic Reconstruction 13), 205-232.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2015. Altlitauisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (ALEW). Unter der Leitung von Wolfgang Hock und der Mitarbeit von Elvira-Julia Bukevičūtė und Christiane Schiller bearbeitet von Rainer Fecht, Anna Helene Feulner, Eugen Hill und Dagmar S. Wodtko. Bd. I – III. Hamburg: Baar.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2015. Suppletion replication in grammaticalization and its triggering factors. LANGUAGE DYNAMICS AND CHANGE 5. 52-91.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2014. Using stem suppletion for semantic reconstruction. The case of Indo-European modals and East Baltic future tense formations. INDO-EUROPEAN LINGUISTICS 2. 42-72.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2013. Historical phonology in service of subgrouping. Two laws of final syllables in the common prehistory of Baltic and Slavonic. BALTISTICA 48. 161-204.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2012. Hidden sound laws in the inflectional morphology of Proto-Indo-European. A phonological account of the primary first singular of thematic verbs and the instrumental case of thematic nouns and adjectives. In Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead, Thomas Olander, Birgit A. Olsen & Jens E. Rasmussen (eds.), THE SOUND OF INDO-EUROPEAN. PHONETICS, PHONEMICS, AND MORPHOPHONEMICS, 169-207. Copenhaguen: Museum Tusculanum Press.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2010. A case study in grammaticalized inflectional morphology: origin and development of the Germanic weak preterite. DIACHRONICA 27. 411-458.
  • Hill, Eugen. 2007. Proportionale Analogie, paradigmatischer Ausgleich und Formerweiterung: ein Beitrag zur Typologie des morphologischen Wandels. DIACHRONICA 24. 81-118.