In press Different Prominences for Different Inferences. Journal of pragmatics: Special issue on Prominence in Pragmatics.


In press Or constructions, argumentative direction and disappearing 'alternativity'. Language Sciences.


2019 How does bring (not) change to give'? Folia Linguistica 53: 2. 443-478. (Roey Gafter, Scott Spicer and Mira Ariel)


2019 Or constructions: Code, inference and cue too. Special issue on Pragmatics and constructions. Constructions and Frames 11. 193-219.


2019 Ela ('but') in the Mishna and in contemporary Hebrew (in Hebrew). Balshanut ivrit 73. (Ruti Bardenstein and Mira Ariel)


2019 An 'alternative' core for or. Journal of Pragmatics 149. 40-59 (with Caterina Mauri)

2018 Why use or? Linguistics 56: 5. 939-994 (with Caterina Mauri)

2016 Whats a distinct or alternative? Journal of Pragmatics 103. 1-14.


2016 Revisiting the typology of pragmatic interpretations. Intercultural Pragmatics 13: 1.


2016 The effect of theory of mind impairment on language: Referring after right hemisphere damage Aphasiology, DOI:

10.1080/02687038.2015.1137274 (Balaban, Friedmann and Ariel)


2016 Higher-level category or constructions: When many is one. Studies in pragmatics 17. 4260.


2015 Levels of interpretation: New tools for characterizing intended meanings. Journal of pragmatics 47: 86-101. (Sternau, Ariel, Giora and Fein)


2015 Doubling up: Two upper bounds for scalars. Linguistics 53: 3.


2015 Pronominal datives: The royal road to argument status. Studies in Language 39: 257 321. (With Elitzur Dattner, John W. Du Bois and Tal Linzen)


2014 What discourse can(not) teach us. International Review of Pragmatics 6: 2. 181-210.


2013 Centering, Accessibility and the next mention. Theoretical Linguistics 39: 39-58.


2012 Relational and independent and conjunctions. Lingua 122: 1692-1715.


2009 Discourse, grammar, discourse: An overview. Discourse Studies 11: 1.


2004 Most. Language 80: 4. (pp. 658-706). [PDF]


2004 Accessibility marking: Discourse functions, discourse profiles, and processing cues. Special issue of Discourse Processes: Accessibility in text and discourse. Ted J.M Sanders and Morton Ann Gernsbacher eds. 37: 2. (pp. 91-116). [PDF]


2002 Privileged interactional interpretations. Journal of Pragmatics 34: 8 (pp. 1003-1044). [PDF]


2002 Introduction. Journal of Pragmatics 34: 4. Special issue: Literal, minimal and salient meanings. Mira Ariel ed. (pp. 345-348). [PDF]


2002 The demise of a unique concept of literal meaning. Journal of Pragmatics 34: 4 (pp. 361-402). [PDF]


1999 Cognitive universals and linguistic conventions: The case of resumptive pronouns. Studies in Language 23: 2. (pp. 217-69). [PDF]


1998 The linguistic status of the here and now. Cognitive Linguistics 9: 3. (pp.189-237). [PDF]


1998 A self versus other point of view in language: Redefining femininity and masculinity. International Journal of Sociology of Language 129. (pp. 59-86) (with Rachel Giora). [PDF]


1994 Interpreting anaphoric expressions: A cognitive versus a pragmatic approach. Journal of Linguistics 30. (pp. 3-42).


1993 The role of women in linguistic and social change: A study of pre‑state literature. Journal of Narrative and Life History 2:4. (pp. 309-332) (with Rachel Giora).


1991 The function of accessibility in a theory of grammar. Journal of Pragmatics 16: 5. (pp. 443-464).


1989 Retrieving propositions from context: Why and how. Journal of Pragmatics 12: 3/4. 1988 (pp. 567-600).
Reprinted in Asa Kasher ed. Cognitive Aspects of Language Use. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers, B.V. (pp. 63-96).


1988 Referring and accessibility. Journal of Linguistics 24: 1. (pp. 65-87).


1988 Female and male stereotypes in Israeli literature and media: Evidence from introductory patterns. Language and Communication 8: 1. (pp. 43-68).


1985 The discourse functions of given information. Theoretical Linguistics 12: 2/3. (pp. 99-113).


1983 Linguistic marking of social prominence: The Hebrew mi she introducer. Journal of Pragmatics 7:4. (pp. 389-409).


1978 Or something, etc. Penn Review of Linguistics 3: 1. (pp. 35‑45) (with Catherine N Ball).








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