Sabine Arndt-Lappe - Publications

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Editorial work

Editor-in-Chief, Morphology (2022 –), with Olivier Bonami & Ana Luís

Editor, Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft (2017 - ; Editor-in-Chief 2018 - 2021)

Member of the editorial board of Morphology (2015 -)

Member of the editorial board of Lingue e Linguaggio (2019 -)

Member of the editorial board of English Language and Linguistics (2020 - )


Books & Edited Volumes

Lieber, Rochelle (editor-in-chief), Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Antonio Fàbregas, Christina Gagné & Francesca Masini (associate editors). 2021. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology. Oxford: OUP. Book website.

Lieber, Rochelle (editor-in-chief), Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Antonio Fàbregas, Christina Gagné & Francesca Masini (associate editors). 2020 ongoing. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology. Oxford: OUP (Oxford Research Encyclopedias).  Book website.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine, Angelika Braun, Claudine Moulin & Esme Winter-Froemel (eds.). 2018. Expanding the Lexicon: Linguistic Innovation, Morphological Productivity, and Ludicity. Berlin, New York: de Gruyter Mouton. Open Access.

Hoffmann, Sebastian, Andrea Sand, Sabine Arndt-Lappe & Lisa Dillmann (eds.) 2018. Corpora and Lexis. Amsterdam: Brill.

Hoffmann, Sebastian, Andrea Sand & Sabine Arndt-Lappe (eds.). 2017. Exploring Recent Diachrony: Corpus Studies of lexicogrammar and Language Practices in Late Modern English. Studies in Variation, Contact and Change in English, Vol. 18. Helsinki: VARIENG.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine, Melanie J. Bell, Martin Schäfer & Barbara Schlücker (eds.). 2016. Modelling Compound Properties. Special Issue, Morphology 26:2. Dordrecht: Springer.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine & Ingo Plag (eds.). 2015. The Semantics of Derivational Morphology. Special Issue, Morphology 25:4. Dordrecht: Springer.

Plag, Ingo, Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Maria Braun & Mareile Schramm. 2015. Introduction to English Linguistics. Third and Extended Edition. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter. (first ed.: 2007, second ed.: 2009)

Lappe, Sabine. 2007. English Prosodic Morphology. Dordrecht: Springer.


Articles & Reviews


Alber, Birgit & Sabine Arndt-Lappe. 2022. Anchoring in truncation: A typological analysis. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. Open Access, online 21 January 2022.  Data & supplementary materials on OSF.

Kotowski, Sven, Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Natalia Filatkina, Milena Belosevic & Audrey Martin. 2022. The semantics of personal name blends in German and English. Submitted.


Alber, Birgit & Sabine Arndt-Lappe. 2021. Clipping and truncation. To appear in by Peter Ackema, Sabrina Benjaballah, Eulàlia Bonet & Antonio Fábregas (eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Morphology. Wiley-Blackwell.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine, Robin Schrecklinger & Fabian Tomaschek. 2021. Stratification without morphological strata, syllable counting without counts - Modelling English stress assignment with Naive Discriminative Learning. Revision invited by Morphology.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine & Sebastian Hoffmann. 2021. Comparing approaches to phonological and orthographic corpus formats: Revisiting the Principle of Rhythmic Alternation. To appear in Ole Schützler & Julia Schlüter. Eds. Comparative Approaches to Data and Methods in Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hoffmann, Sebastian, Sabine Arndt-Lappe & Peter Uhrig. 2021. Rhythm in World Englishes – Evidence from a Quantitative Analysis of Co-occurrence Patterns in Corpora of L1 and L2 Varieties of English. Submitted.

Plag, Ingo, Lea Kawaletz, Sabine Arndt-Lappe & Rochelle Lieber. 2021. Analogical modeling of derivational semantics. Two case studies. Accepted for publication in Sven Kotowski & Ingo Plag (eds). The Semantics of Derivational Morphology. Theory, Methods, Evidence. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter.

Hoffmann, Sebastian & Sabine Arndt-Lappe. 2021. Better data for more researchers - using the audio features of BNCweb. ICAME Journal 45 (2021). Open access.


Arndt-Lappe, Sabine. 2020. Analogie. In: Peter O. Müller & Susan Olsen (eds), Wortbildung. Wörterbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft Online (WSK). Berlin, u.a.: de Gruyter.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine & Mirjam Ernestus. 2020. Morphology-phonology interaction. In Vito Pirelli, Ingo Plag & Wolfgang U. Dressler (Hgg.), Word Knowledge and Word Usage: A Cross-Disciplinary Guide to the Mental Lexicon. 191-227, Berlin & New York: de Gruyter Mouton.

Alber, Birgit & Sabine Arndt-Lappe. 2020. Morphology and metrical structure. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics (Morphology), ed. by Rochelle Lieber, Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Antonio Fabregas, Francesca Masini & Christina Gagné. Oxford: OUP.

< 2020

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine. 2018. Expanding the Lexicon by Truncation: Variability, Recoverability, and Productivity. In: Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Angelika Braun, Claudine Moulin & Esme Winter-Froemel. eds. Expanding the Lexicon: Linguistic Innovation, Morphological Productivity, and Ludicity. Berlin, New York: de Gruyter Mouton, 141-170. Open Access.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine, Angelika Braun, Claudine Moulin & Esme Winter-Froemel. 2018. Expanding the Lexicon: At the Crossroads of Innovation, Productivity, and Ludicity. In: Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Angelika Braun, Claudine Moulin & Esme Winter-Froemel. eds. Expanding the Lexicon: Linguistic Innovation, Morphological Productivity, and Ludicity. Berlin, New York: de Gruyter Mouton, 1-12.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine. 2018. Emergent Generalisation in an Analogy-Based Model of Word Formation: Two Case Studies. In: Christoph Haase & Anne Schröder. eds. Analogy, Copy, and Representation. Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 23-36.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine. 2015. Word-formation and analogy. In Peter O. Müller, Ingeborg Ohnheiser, Susan Olsen, Franz Rainer (eds), Word-Formation. An International Handbook of the Languages of Europe, Vol. 2. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 822-841.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine. 2015. Rezension zu 'David Fertig. 2013. Analogy and Morphological Change.' Beiträge zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur 37:2, 317-328.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine. 2014. Synchronic and Diachronic Analogy in Suffix Rivalry: The Case of -ity and -ness in English.English Language and Linguistics 18.3: 497–548.

Arndt-Lappe, & Ingo Plag. 2013. The role of prosodic structure in the formation of English blends.English Language and Linguistics 17:3, 537-563.

Alber, Birgit & Sabine Arndt-Lappe. 2012. Templatic and subtractive truncation. In: Trommer, Jochen (Hrsg), The Morphology and Phonology of Exponence - the State-of-the-Art. Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics. Oxford: OUP, 289-325.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine. 2012. Review of James P. Blevins & Juliette Blevins (eds). 2009. 'Analogy in Grammar'. Oxford: OUP. Linguistische Berichte 231, 347-352.

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine. 2011. Towards an exemplar-based model of stress in English noun-noun compounds.Journal of Linguistics 11, 47, 549-585.

Plag, Ingo, Gero Kunter, Sabine Lappe, Maria Braun. 2008. The role of semantics, argument structure, and lexicalization in compound stress assignment in English. Language 84.4, 760-794.

Plag, Ingo, Gero Kunter, Sabine Lappe. 2007. Testing hypotheses about compound stress assignment in English: a corpus-based investigation. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 3.2, 199-233.

Lappe, Sabine & Ingo Plag. 2007. The variability of compound stress in English: Towards an exemplar-based alternative to the Compound Stress Rule. In: Rens Bod & David Cochran (ed.), Workshop Proceedings of the 19th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information, 8-23. Dublin: Trinity College.

Lappe, Sabine. 2003. Monosyllabicity in Prosodic Morphology: The case of truncated personal names in English. Yearbook of Morphology 2002, 135-186.

Lappe, Sabine & Ingo Plag. 2003. Rules versus analogy: Modeling variation in word-final epenthesis in Sranan. In: Plag, Ingo (ed.), Phonology and Morphology of Creole Languages. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 71-90.

Lappe, Sabine. 2002. Rezension von 'Language Files - Materials for an Introduction to Language & Linguistics', edited by Thomas E. Stewart & Nathan Vaillette. Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft 21, 269-271.


Software & E-Learning

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine, Lina Baldus, Tammy Ganster & Annika Wilhelm. 2019. MEDEL - Managing Empirical Data in English Linguistics. Online course, available on Stud.ip.:

Arndt-Lappe, Sabine, Ingo Plag, Kai Koch & Mikalai Krott. 2018. Transparent Analogical Modelling (TrAML). GitHub.



Arndt-Lappe, Sabine & Melanie J. Bell. 2014. Analogy and the nature of linguistic generalisation: locality, generality, and variability in English compound stress. Manuscript, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf & Anglia Ruskin University.