Thomas Olander: publications
 
Research monographs
2015
Proto-Slavic inflectional morphology: A comparative handbook (Brill’s Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics 14). Leiden & Boston: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004270503 [ publisher's homepage for the book ; Google books ; flyer ]
Reviews
2009
Balto-Slavic accentual mobility (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 199). Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter. doi: 10.1515/9783110213355
Reviews
 
Dissertations
2014
Proto-Slavic inflectional morphology. Habilitation thesis, University of Copenhagen. [cf. Proto-Slavic inflectional morphology: A comparative handbook (2015) above] · project homepage
2006
Accentual mobility: The prehistory of the Balto-Slavic mobile accent paradigms. PhD dissertation, University of Copenhagen. [cf. Balto-Slavic accentual mobility (2009) above] · project homepage
2002
Det baltoslaviske problem: accentologien [ The Balto-Slavic problem: Accentology ]. Prize dissertation, University of Copenhagen. · pdf version
 
Research articles
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Henning Andersen & Thomas Olander. Old Church Slavonic. [Invited; submitted.]
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The etymological substance of the Italian first- and second-person oblique clitic pronouns. [Submitted.]
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To *b or not to *b: Proto-Indo-European *bin a phylogenetic perspective. [Accepted for publication in Historische Sprachforschung.]
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Linguistic phylogenetics and words for metals in Indo‐European. In Kristian Kristiansen, Guus Kroonen & Eske Willerslev (eds.), The puzzle of Indo-European origins and dispersals: Archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Cambridge University Press. [Invited; accepted.]
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Prosody and suprasegmental phonology. [Invited; accepted.]
2021
Sprog i tid og tid i sprog: Et historisk blik på sprog [Language in time and time in language: A historical look at language]. In Ulla Kallenbach, Sofie Kluge & Rasmus Vangshardt (eds.), Det historiske blik, 335–344. Århus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag.
2020
Det indoeuropæiske urhjem [The Indo-European homeland]. In Seán D. Vrieland, Anne Mette Hansen & Rikke Steenholt Olesen (eds.), Studier i Nordisk 2012–2015 , 175–217. København: Selskab for Nordisk Filologi. [Cf. “The Indo-European homeland: Introducing the problem” (2019).]
2019
Indo-European cladistic nomenclature. Indogermanische Forschungen 124. 231–244. doi: 10.1515/if-2019-0008
2019
Birgit Anette Olsen, Thomas Olander & Kristian Kristiansen. Tracing the Indo-Europeans: Introduction. In Birgit Anette Olsen, Thomas Olander & Kristian Kristiansen (eds.), Tracing the Indo-Europeans: New evidence from archaeology and historical linguistics , 1–6. Oxford & Philadelphia: Oxbow.
2019
The Indo-European homeland: Introducing the problem. In Birgit Anette Olsen, Thomas Olander & Kristian Kristiansen (eds.), Tracing the Indo-Europeans: New evidence from archaeology and historical linguistics , 7–34. Oxford & Philadelphia: Oxbow. [Adaptation and translation of “Det indoeuropæiske urhjem” (2020).]
2019
A complicated relationship: Balto-Slavic accentual mobility as a non-trivial shared innovation. In Iván Igartua, Brian D. Joseph, Lars Heltoft, Kirsten Jeppesen Kragh & Lene Schøsler (eds.), Perspectives on language structure and language change (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 345), 359–380. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins. doi: 10.1075/cilt.345.17ola
2018
Connecting the dots: The Indo-European family tree as a heuristic device. In David Goldstein, Stephanie Jamison & Brent Vine (eds.), Proceedings of the 29th UCLA Indo-European Conference , 181–202. Bremen: Hempen.
2018
The dark past of Balto-Slavic prosody: On Jay Jasanoff’s book The prehistory of the Balto-Slavic accent . Lingua 207. 96–106. doi: 10.1016/j.lingua.2018.02.008
2017
Drinking beer, smoking tobacco and reconstructing prehistory. In Bjarne Simmelkjær Sandgaard Hansen, Adam Hyllested, Anders Richardt Jørgensen, Guus Kroonen, Jenny Helena Larsson, Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead, Thomas Olander & Tobias Mosbæk Søborg (eds.), Usque ad radices: Indo-European studies in honour of Birgit Anette Olsen (Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 8), 605–618. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2016
Review of [Katsiaryna Ackermann. 2014. Die Vorgeschichte des slavischen Aoristsystems: mit der kommen‐ tierten Belegsammlung der Aoristformen und Formen des präteritalen passiven Partizipiums im Altkirchenslavischen (Brill’s Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics 10). Leiden & Boston: Brill.]. Historische Sprachforschung 127(2014). 310–316.
2015
Thomas Olander & Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead. Review of [Ranko Matasović. 2014. Slavic nominal word-formation . Heidelberg: Winter.]. Journal of Indo-European Studies 43(3–4). 544–553.
2014
Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead & Thomas Olander. Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (*15.03.1944 – †15.05.2013). Kratylos 59. 257–265.
2013
Indo-European heritage in the Balto-Slavic accentuation system. In Götz Keydana, Paul Widmer & Thomas Olander (eds.). Indo-European accent and ablaut (Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 5), 129–147. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2012
Proto-Indo-European * ‑os in Slavic. Russian Linguistics 36(3). 319–341. doi: 10.1007/s11185-012-9097-z
2011
Review of [Frederik Kortlandt. 2009. Baltica & Balto-Slavica (Leiden Studies in Indo-European 16). Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi.] Kratylos 56. 133–138. doi: 10.29091/KRATYLOS/2011/1/13
2010
Review of [Michiel de Vaan (ed.). 2006 Germanic tone accents: Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Franconian Tone Accents, Leiden (Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik, Beiheft 131). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.]. Kratylos 54. 83–86. doi: 10.29091/KRATYLOS/2009/1/40
2010
Proto-Indo-European final nasals in Slavic. Scando-Slavica 56(1). 84–98. doi: 10.1080/00806765.2010.483778
2010
III. Danish studies: Language and linguistics. The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies 70. 723–734. doi: 10.1163/22224297-90003718
2009
The accentuation of Old Prussian deiws ‘god’. In Thomas Olander & Jenny Helena Larsson (eds.). Stressing the past: Papers on Baltic and Slavic accentology (Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics 35), 83–92. Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi. doi: 10.1163/9789042032170_009
2007
Once more on desinential accent in Balto-Slavic mobile paradigms: A reply to Kortlandt. Baltu filoloģija 16(1–2). 81–85. · journal issue
2007
The accentuation of Greek monosyllabic words. In Coulter George, Matthew McCullagh, Benedicte Nielsen, Antonia Ruppel & Olga Tribulato (eds.), Greek and Latin from an Indo-European perspective (Cambridge Classical Journal. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society, supplementary volume 32), 1–8. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2007
The Balto-Slavic mobile accent paradigms. In Mate Kapović & Ranko Matasović (eds.), Tones and theories: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Balto-Slavic Accentology , 1–14. Zagreb: Institut za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje.
2005
The dative plural in Old Latvian and Proto-Indo-European. Indogermanische Forschungen 110. 273–281. doi: 10.1515/9783110185164.273 [does not seem to work at doi.org]
2004
The ending-stressed word-forms of the Baltic and Slavic mobile paradigms. In Adam Hyllested, Anders Richardt Jørgensen, Jenny Helena Larsson & Thomas Olander (eds.). Per aspera ad asteriscos: Studia Indogermanica in honorem Jens Elmegård Rasmussen sexagenarii Idibus Martiis anno MMIV (Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 112), 407–417. Innsbruck: Institut für Sprachwissenschaft der Universität Innsbruck.
2002
Tañgw wm dänqsg radsgrivneñ {Tanker om dansk retskrivning}. In Adam Hyllested, Anders Richardt Jørgensen, Jenny Helena Larsson & Thomas Olander. *Bʰr̥ĝʰn̥ti̯áh₂ai, Բարձու, बृहत्ये, Brigti: festskrift til Birgit Anette Olsen på 50-årsdagen den 2. april 2002 , 85–88. København: Editiones Olander. · pdf version
 
Edited volumes
2020
Matilde Serangeli & Thomas Olander (eds.). Dispersals and diversification: Linguistic and archaeological perspectives on the early stages of Indo-European (Brill’s Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics 19). Leiden & Boston: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004416192
2019
Birgit Anette Olsen, Thomas Olander & Kristian Kristiansen (eds.). Tracing the Indo-Europeans: New evidence from archaeology and historical linguistics. Oxford & Philadelphia: Oxbow.
Reviews
2019
Birgit Anette Olsen (executive editor), Michaël Peyrot, Georges-Jean Pinault (eds.) & Thomas Olander (assistant editor). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 19 . Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2017
Birgit Anette Olsen (executive editor), Michaël Peyrot, Georges-Jean Pinault (eds.) & Thomas Olander (assistant editor). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 18 . Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2017
Bjarne Simmelkjær Sandgaard Hansen, Adam Hyllested, Anders Richardt Jørgensen, Guus Kroonen, Jenny Helena Larsson, Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead, Thomas Olander & Tobias Mosbæk Søborg). 2017. Usque ad radices: Indo-European studies in honour of Birgit Anette Olsen (Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 8). Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
Review
2017
Adam Hyllested, Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead, Thomas Olander & Birgit Anette Olsen (eds.). Language and prehistory of the Indo-European peoples: A cross-disciplinary perspective (Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 7). Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
Review
2017
Bjarne Simmelkjær Sandgaard Hansen, Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead, Thomas Olander & Birgit Anette Olsen (eds.). Etymology and the European lexicon: Proceedings of the 14th Fachtagung of the Indogermanische Gesellschaft, 17–22 September 2012, Copenhagen. Wiesbaden: Reichert.
Review
2016
Birgit Anette Olsen (executive editor), Michaël Peyrot, Georges-Jean Pinault (eds.) & Thomas Olander (assistant editor). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 17 . Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2015
Birgit Anette Olsen (executive editor), Michaël Peyrot, Georges-Jean Pinault (eds.) & Thomas Olander (assistant editor). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 16 . Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2014
Birgit Anette Olsen (executive editor), Michaël Peyrot, Georges-Jean Pinault (eds.) & Thomas Olander (assistant editor). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 15 . Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2013
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (executive editor), Michaël Peyrot, Georges-Jean Pinault (eds.) & Thomas Olander (assistant editor). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 14 . Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2013
Götz Keydana, Paul Widmer & Thomas Olander (eds.). Indo-European accent and ablaut (Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 5). Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
Review
2012
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (executive editor), Michaël Peyrot, Georges-Jean Pinault (eds.) & Thomas Olander (assistant editor). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 13. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2012
Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead, Thomas Olander, Birgit Anette Olsen & Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (eds.). The sound of Indo-European: Phonetics, phonemics, and morphophonemics (Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 4). Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
Reviews
2011
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (executive editor), Thomas Olander, Michaël Peyrot, Georges-Jean Pinault, Klaus T. Schmidt & Werner Winter & (eds.). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 12 . Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2009
Georges-Jean Pinault, Klaus T. Schmidt, Werner Winter (eds.), Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (executive editor) & Thomas Olander (assistant editor). Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 11. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
2009
Thomas Olander & Jenny Helena Larsson (eds.). Stressing the past: Papers on Baltic and Slavic accentology (Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics 35). Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi. doi: 10.1163/9789042032170
Reviews
2009
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen & Thomas Olander. Internal reconstruction in Indo-European: Methods, results, and problems. Section papers from the XVI International Conference on Historical Linguistics, University of Copenhagen, 11th–15th August, 2003 (Copenhagen Studies in Indo-European 3). Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum.
Reviews
2004
Adam Hyllested, Anders Richardt Jørgensen, Jenny Helena Larsson & Thomas Olander. Per aspera ad asteriscos: Studia Indogermanica in honorem Jens Elmegård Rasmussen sexagenarii Idibus Martiis anno MMIV (Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 112). Innsbruck: Institut für Sprachwissenschaft der Universität Innsbruck.
Review
2003
Adam Hyllested & Anders Richardt Jørgensen & Thomas Olander. esse sīran sen labban quāitin: Festschrift for Jenny Helena Larsson on the occasion of her 30th birthday 18 October 2003. Copenhagen. · pdf version
2002
Thomas Olander & Adam Hyllested. Paternoster polyglotta: The Lord's Prayer in 159 different versions. Copenhagen.
2002
Adam Hyllested, Jenny Helena Larsson & Thomas Olander (eds.). Nid oedd fas i gywyddaid: Festskrift til Anders Richardt Jørgensen på 25-årsdagen den 5. juli 2002 . København. · pdf version
2002
Adam Hyllested, Anders Richardt Jørgensen & Jenny Helena Larsson & Thomas Olander. *Bʰr̥ĝʰn̥ti̯áh₂ai̯, Բարձու, बृहत्ये, Brigti: Festskrift til Birgit Anette Olsen på 50-årsdagen den 2. april 2002. København. · pdf version
1998
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen & Thomas Olander. Funderinger over indoeuropæisk: et improviseret festskrift til Ingvar Reedtz Funder på 70-årsdagen 19. februar 1998. København.
 
Popularising articles and blog posts
2021
Mere om konsonantgrupper [More on consonant clusters]. Mål og Mæle 42(2). 8.
2021
Side 9-etymologien: Kujon [Page-9 etymology: Kujon]. Mål og Mæle 42(2). 9.
2021
Folketaksonomi: Myolingvistiske betragtninger [Folk taxonomy: Myolinguistic thoughts]. Mål og Mæle 42(1). 5–7.
2020
Springskts : Ny danmarksrekord i kategorien “ord med flest konsonanter pr. vokal”? [ Springskts : New Danish record in the category “word with highest number of consonants per vowel”?]. Mål og Mæle 41(1). 30–31.
2020
Side 9-etymologien: Krabat [Page-9 etymology: Krabat ]. Mål og Mæle 41(2). 9.
2020
Side 9-etymologien: Krukker og hoveder [Page-9 etymology: Pots and heads]. Mål og Mæle 41(1). 9.
2019
Side 9-etymologien: Orkide [Page-9 etymology: Orkide ]. Mål og Mæle 40(3). 9.
2019
Side 9-etymologien: Kvikt kvæg og kække kvaj [Page-9 etymology: Smart cattle and brave fools]. Mål og Mæle 40(2). 6.
2019
Retskrivningsreformen: interview med den nye direktør for Dansk Sprognævn [The spelling reform: interview with the new director the Danish Language Counsil]. Lingoblog (blog), 1 April 2019.
2018
Thomas Olander & Ken Farø. Stavemåder af fremmede stednavne [The spelling of foreign toponyms]. Mål og Mæle 39(2). 2–3.
2018
Side 9-etymologien: Vanilje [Page-9 etymology: Vanilje ]. Mål og Mæle 39(2). 9.
2018
Side 9-etymologien: Pensel og penicillin [Page-9 etymology: Pensel and penicillin ]. Mål og Mæle 39(1). 6–7.
2018
Where do the Indo-European languages come from? The Homeland: In the footprints of the early Indo-Europeans (blog), 22 June 2018.
2017
Side 9-etymologien: Porcelæn [Page-9 etymology: Porcelæn ]. Mål og Mæle 38(2). 9.
2016
Russiske efternavne [Russian surnames]. Mål og Mæle 37(2). 27–30.
2006
Articles and updates in Den Store Danske :
2005
Fra Jugoslavien til Vladivostok: retningsbetegnelser i slaviske sprog [From Yugoslavia to Vladivostok: Terms for directions in Slavic languages]. Mål og Mæle 28(2). 25–28.
1998
Slavisk accent: en syntese [Slavic accent: A synthesis]. In Jens Elmegård Rasmussen & Thomas Olander (eds.). Funderinger over indoeuropæisk: et improviseret festskrift til Ingvar Reedtz Funder på 70-årsdagen 19. februar 1998 , 99–110. København.