Research Interest


Syntactic Theory

Architecture of the language faculty

Phonology (metrical stress, tones)

Typology (various types of relatives, resumption, clefts and pseudoclefts, classfiers, conditionals, partitives and pseudopartitives, reconstruction)

Conceptual interface

Formalist and functionalist approaches to linguistics

Linguistics and its mathematical reasoning

Algebraic approach to linguistics

Field work

Current research languages: Amharic, Emirati Arabic (and neighboring Arabic dialects), Cantonese, Thai (and other Austro-Tai  languages), Tamil (and other neighboring Dravidian languages)