Publications

Books

  • Gaby, A., in collaboration with Kuuk Thaayorre language experts. 2017. A Grammar of Kuuk Thaayorre. (Mouton Grammar Library, 74). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. <here>
  • Evans, N., Gaby, A., Levinson, S., Majid, A. (eds), 2011, Reciprocals and Semantic Typology, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam The Netherlands. <here>

Book chapters

  • Gaby, A. & E. Sweetser. 2017. Space-time mappings beyond language. In B. Dancygier (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics. Cambridge University Press. Pp.635-650. <here>
  • Sweetser, E. & A. Gaby. 2017. Linguistic patterns of space and time vocabulary. In B. Dancygier (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics. Cambridge University Press. Pp.625-634. <here>
  • Gaby, A. 2017. Kinship Semantics: Culture in the Lexicon. In: Sharifian F. (ed.) Advances in Cultural Linguistics. (Cultural Linguistics). Springer, Singapore. <here>
  • Gaby, A. 2016. Hyponymy and the structure of Kuuk Thaayorre kinship. In J. Verstraete & D. Hafner (eds), Land and Language in Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country. (Studies in Anthropological Linguistics). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. <here>
  • Gaby, A., Singer, R. 2014. Semantics of Australian languages. In H. Koch & Nordlinger, R. (Eds). The Languages and Linguistics of Australia: a comprehensive guide. (World of Languages 3). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. <here>
  • Gaby, A., Inkelas, S. 2014. Reduplication in Kuuk Thaayorre. In R. Kager, J. Grijzenhout & K. Sebregts (eds). Where the Principles Fail: A festschrift for Wim Zonneveld on the occasion of his 64th birthday. Ridderkerk: Holland Ridderkerk. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2012, The Thaayorre lexicon of putting and taking. in Events of Putting and Taking: A crosslinguistic perspective, eds Anetta Kopecka and Bhuvana Narasimhan, John Benjamins, Amsterdam The Netherlands, pp. 233–252. <here>
  • Evans, N., Levinson, S., Gaby, A., Majid, A., 2011, Introduction: Reciprocals and semantic typology, In N. Evans, A. Gaby, S. Levinson & A. Majid, Reciprocals and Semantic Typology. John Benjamins, Amsterdam The Netherlands, pp. 1-28. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2011, Reciprocal-marked and marked reciprocal events in Kuuk Thaayorre. In N. Evans, A. Gaby, S. Levinson & A. Majid, Reciprocals and Semantic Typology. John Benjamins, Amsterdam The Netherlands,  pp. 251-264. <here>
  • Majid, A., Evans, N., Gaby, A., Levinson, S., 2011, “An extension approach. In N. Evans, A. Gaby, S. Levinson & A. Majid, Reciprocals and Semantic Typology. John Benjamins, Amsterdam The Netherlands, , pp. 29-60. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2008, Distinguishing reciprocals from reflexives in Kuuk Thaayorre, in Reciprocals and Reflexives: Theoretical and Typological Explorations, eds Ekkehard Konig and Volker Gast, De Gruyter Mouton, Germany, pp. 259-288. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2008, Gut feelings: locating emotion, life force and intellect in the Thaayorre body, in Body, Culture and Language: Conceptualizations of Internal Body Organs Across Cultures and Languages, eds Farzad Sharifian, Rene Dirven, Ning Yu and Susanne Niemeier, De Gruyter Mouton, Germany, pp. 27-44. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2008, Pragmatically case-marked: non-syntactic functions of the Thaayorre ergative suffix, in Discourse and Grammar in Australian Languages, eds Ilana Mushin and Brett Baker, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 111-134. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2005, Some participants are more equal than others: case and the composition of arguments in Kuuk Thaayorre, in Competition and Variation in Natural Languages: The Case for Case, eds Mengistu Amberber and Helen deHoop, Elsevier, Netherlands, pp. 9-39.

 Journal articles

  • Green, J., A. Bauer, E. Ellis & A. Gaby. 2018 (in press). Pointing to the body: kin signs in Australian Indigenous sign languages. Gesture 17(1).
  • Palmer, B., Lum, J., Schlossberg, J., Gaby, A., 2017, How does the environment shape spatial language? Evidence for sociotopography. Linguistic Typology, 21(3), pp. 457-491. <here>
  • Majid, A., Gaby, A., Boroditsky, L., 2013, Time in terms of space, Frontiers in Psychology, vol 4, 554. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00554. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2012, The Thaayorre think of time like they talk of space, Frontiers in Psychology [E], vol 3, Frontiers Research Foundation, Switzerland, pp. 1-8. <here>
  • Majid, A., Evans, N., Gaby, A., Levinson, S., 2011, The grammar of exchange: a comparative study of reciprocal constructions across languages, Frontiers in Psychology [E], vol 2, Frontiers Research Foundation, Switzerland, pp. 1-15. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2010, From discourse to syntax and back: the lifecycle of Kuuk Thaayorre ergative morphology, Lingua [P], vol 120, Elsevier BV, Netherlands, pp. 1677-1692. <here>
  • Boroditsky, L., Gaby, A., 2010, Remembrances of times East: absolute spatial representations of time in an Australian aboriginal community., Psychological Science [E], vol 21, issue 11, Sage, USA, pp. 1635-1639. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2009, Teaching & learning guide for: rebuilding Australia’s linguistic profile – recent developments in research on Australian aboriginal languages, Language and Linguistics Compass [P], vol 3, issue 5, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., UK, pp. 1366-1373. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2008, Rebuilding Australia’s linguistic profile: Recent developments in research on Australian aboriginal languages, Language and Linguistics Compass [P], vol 2, issue 1, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., UK, pp. 211-233. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2007, Describing cutting and breaking events in Kuuk Thaayorre, Cognitive Linguistics [P], vol 18, issue 2, Mouton de Gruyter, Germany, pp. 263-272. <here>
  • Evans, N., Gaby, A., Nordlinger, R., 2007, Valency mismatches and the coding of reciprocity in Australian languages, Linguistic Typology [P], vol 11, Mouton de Gruyter, Germany, pp. 541-597. <here>
  • Anderson, S.R., Brown, L., Gaby, A., Lecarme, J., 2006, Life on the edge: there’s morphology there after all!, Lingue e linguaggio [P], vol 1, Societa Editrice Il Mulino, Italy, pp. 33-48. <here>
  • Gaby, A., 2006, The Thaayorre ‘true man’: lexicon of the human body in an Australian language, Language Sciences [P], vol 28, Elsevier, Netherlands, pp. 201-220. <here>

 Conference Proceedings & NTROs

  • Palmer, B., A. Gaby, Lum, J. & Schlossberg, J., 2017. Socioculturally Mediated Responses to Environment Shaping Universals and Diversity in Spatial Language. In P. Fogliaroni, A. Ballatore & E. Clementini (eds.), Proceedings of Workshops and Posters at the 13th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2017), 195–205. (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography). Cham: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63946-8_35.

  • Gaby, A. (lead academic) 2014. Lost Languages. MWorld iPad application (developed through the office of the Provost, Professor Edwina Cornish).

  • Boroditsky, L., Gaby, A., & Levinson, S. C. 2007. Time in space. In A. Majid (Ed.), Field manual volume 10 (pp. 59-80). Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.