About me

I am a PhD student and research assisstant in the ERC project "Grammatical Universals" at the university of Leipzig. I am interested in linguistic typology, comparative corpus study, syntax and other linguistic subfields. Currently I am working on my dissertation, which is about property concepts in the world's languages.


Address Universität Leipzig
Institut für Linguistik
Nikolaistraße 10
D-04109 Leipzig.

E-mail jingting[dot]ye[at]studserv[dot]uni-leipzig[dot].de

Research interests

Other topics I am working on:
  • Adnominal possessive constructions and the frequency effect
  • Classifiers and definiteness in Mandarin Chinese
  • Definite articles: a parallel corpus approach (together with Laura Becker)