Theoretical linguistics

  • Delfitto, D., Melloni, C. and Vender, M. (2019). The en(rich)ed meaning of expletive negation. Evolutionary Linguistic Theory, 1, 57-89.
  • Basciano, B., and Melloni, C. 2017. Event delimitation in Mandarin: The case of diminishing reduplication. Italian Journal of Linguistics. 1: 143–166. DOI: 10.26346/1120-2726-106
  • Arcordia, G.F., Basciano, B. and Melloni, C. 2015. Areal perspectives on total reduplication of verbs in Sinitic. In The Why and How of Total Reduplication: Current Issues and New Perspectives, Special issue of Studies in Language 39 (4): 836–872. DOI: 10.1075/sl.39.4.01arc
  • Basciano, B., Kula, N. and Melloni, C. 2011. Modes of compounding in Bantu, Romance and Chinese. Italian Journal of Linguistics 23, 2, pp. 203-249.
  • Jezek, E. and Melloni, C. 2011. Nominals, polysemy and copredication. Journal of Cognitive Science 12: 1-31.
  • Delfitto, D. and Melloni, C. 2009. Compounds don’t come easy. Lingue & Linguaggio, vol. VIII.1: 75-104.
  • Bisetto, B. and Melloni, C. 2008. Parasynthetic compounding. 2008. Lingue & Linguaggio VII.2: 233-260.
  • Melloni, C. 2006. Logical polysemy in word formation: E and R Suffixes. Lingue & Linguaggio, vol. V.2: 281-308.