Publications

2022

Matras, Yaron, Leonie Gaiser, Katie Harrison, and Stephanie Connor. 2022. Actors’ discourses on Language Supplementary Schools: Diaspora practices and emerging ideologies. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2021.2020801

Matras, Yaron. 2022. Go West. The evolution of Romani language and culture. New Internationalist Jan-Feb 2022, 25-27.

Matras, Yaron. 2022. Structural outcomes of language contact. In: Mufwene, Salikoko and Escobar, Anna María eds. The Cambridge Handbook of Language Contact. Vol. 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 593-617.

Matras, Yaron, Geoffrey Haig and Ergin Öpengin. eds. 2022. Structural and Typological Variation in the Dialects of Kurdish. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

Matras, Yaron. 2022. The typology of connectivity and complex constructions in the dialects of Kurdish. In: Matras, Yaron, Geoffrey Haig and Ergin Öpengin. eds. Structural and Typological Variation in the Dialects of  Kurdish. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 379-454. [pre-print]

Adamou, Evangelia and Yaron Matras. [in press]. Word classes in language contact. In: van Lier, Eva. ed. The Oxford Handbook of Word Classes. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [pre-print]

Matras, Yaron, Rebecca Tipton and Leonie Gaiser. [in press] Agency and multilingualism in public health care: How practitioners draw on local experiences and encounters. In: Beeler, B., Gaibrois, C., Lecomte, P. and Vigier, M. Eds. (forthcoming). Understanding the dynamics of language and multilingualism in professional contexts: Advances in language-sensitive management research. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 26-60 [pre-print]

Matras, Yaron. 2022. Review: Creese, A. & Blackledge, A. 2018. The Roudledge handbook of language and superdiversity. London: Routledge. Journal of Sociolinguistics doi.org/10.1111/josl.12586 [pre-print]

2021

Matras, Yaron. 2021. Process, tools and agenda in LADO: A rejoinder. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law 28:2, 233–250. [pre-print]

Matras, Yaron. 2021. Temamkirin di kurmancîyê da: alîyên semantîk-tîpolojîk bi perspektîfeka herêmî. Folklor û Ziman 2(4), 267-287. (Translated by Ümran Altınkılıç and Sinan Gültekin).

Matras, Yaron, and Leonie Gaiser. 2021. Using smartphones to document linguistic landscapes: The LinguaSnapp mobile app. Linguistics Vanguard 7, 1-18.

Matras, Yaron. 2021. The standardization of a stateless language. In: Ayres-Bennett, Wendy and Bellamy, John. eds. The Cambridge Handbook of Language Standardization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 645-664

Matras, Yaron. 2021. Repertoire management and the performative origin of Mixed Languages. In: Mazzoli, Maria, and Eeva Sippola. eds. New Perspectives on Mixed Languages. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton. 362-403. [pre-print]

Matras, Yaron. 2021. Theorizing language contact. In: Janda, Richard, Brian Joseph and Barbara S. Vance. eds. The Handbook of Historical Linguistics, Volume 2. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. 375-392. [pre-print]

Matras, Yaron. 2021. Review: Edit Doron, Malka Rappaport Hovav, Yael Reshef and Moshe Taube, eds. Language Contact, Continuity and Change in the Genesis of Modern Hebrew. Journal of Historical Linguistics. 11:2, 343–348.

2020

Matras, Yaron. 2020. Language contact. [second edition]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Matras, Yaron, and Anton Tenser. eds. 2020. The Palgrave Handbook of Romani Language and Linguistics. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

Adamou, Evangelia and Yaron Matras. eds. 2020. The Routledge Handbook of Language Contact. London: Routledge.

Matras, Yaron, and Leonie Gaiser. 2020. Signage as event: Deriving ‘community’ from language practice. Linguistic Landscape: An International Journal. 6:2, 213-236.

Matras, Yaron, and Leonie Gaiser. 2020. Defining the position of ‘community’ in the study of linguistic landscapes. Linguistic Landscape: An International Journal 6:2, 109-127.

Matras, Yaron, Charlotte Jones and Gerry Howley. 2020. Attitudes to the language and identity of Romanian Roma migrants in the UK school setting. Intercultural Education. 31-3, 359-375.

Matras, Yaron, and Leonie Gaiser. 2020. Re-visiting ‘community language’: Arabic in a Western global city. In: Mar-Molinero, Clare. ed. Researching Language in Superdiverse Urban Contexts: Exploring Methodological and Theoretical Concepts. Celevdon: Multilingual Matters. 52-78.

Matras, Yaron, and Evangelia Adamou. 2020. Borrowing. In: Adamou, E. and Matras, Yaron. eds. The Routledge Handbook of Language Contact. London: Routledge. 237-251.

Adamou, Evangelia and Yaron Matras. 2020. Romani syntactic typology. In: Matras, Yaron. and Tenser, Anton. eds. The Palgrave Handbook of Romani Language and Linguistics. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 187-227.

Matras, Yaron, and Evangelia Adamou. 2020. Romani and contact linguistics. In: Matras, Yaron. and Tenser, Anton. eds. The Palgrave Handbook of Romani Language and Linguistics. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 329-352.

Matras, Yaron, and Petros Karatsareas. 2020. Non-Standard and Minority Varieties as Community Languages in the UK. Towards a New Strategy for Language Maintenance.

2019

Matras, Yaron. 2019. Romani self-appellations in a linguistic perspective: A reply to Leonardo Piasere. ANUAC 8:2, 105-112.

Matras, Yaron. 2019. Revisiting Kurdish dialect geography: Findings from the Manchester Database. In: Haig, Geoffrey, Öpengin, Ergin & Gundoğdu, Songül, eds. Current Issues in Kurdish Linguistics. Bamberg: Bamberg University Press. 225-241.

Matras, Yaron. 2019. Borrowing. In: Darquennes, Jeroen, Salmons, Joe, Vandenbussche, Wim. eds. Language Contact. An International Handbook. Berlin: De Gruyter. 148-158.

Matras, Yaron. 2019. Contact-induced change in Jerusalem Domari. In: Lucas, Christopher and Manfredi, Stefano (eds). Arabic and Contact-Induced Change. Berlin: Language Science Press. 195-216.

Matras, Yaron, Lois Orton, Rachel Anderson de Cuevas, et al. 2019. Roma populations and health inequalities: a new perspective. International Journal of Human Rights in Health Care 12:5, 319-327.

2018

Matras, Yaron, and Daniele Viktor Leggio. eds. 2018. Open Borders, Unlocked Cultures. Romanian Roma Migrants in Western European. London: Routledge.

Matras, Yaron. 2018. The Multilingual Manchester research model: An integrated approach to urban language diversity. Acta Linguistica Petropolitana. 14:3, 248-274.

Matras, Yaron. 2018. Duly verified? Language analysis in UK asylum applications of Syrian refugees. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law 25:1, 53-78.

Matras, Yaron, Gertrud Reershemius and Leonie Gaiser. 2018. Multilingual repertoire management and illocutionary functions in Yiddish signage in Manchester. Journal of Pragmatics 135, 53-70.

Matras, Yaron, Leggio, Daniele Viktor, and Beluschi Fabeni, Giuseppe. 2018. A lost generation? Racialisation and stalled social mobility in a group of Roma migrants in the UK. Migration Studies. 7:2, 180–200.

Matras, Yaron, Keiran Barnes and Elaine Mills. 2018. Shaping policy and practice through co- production: MigRom engagement with Romanian Roma and the ‘Manchester Model’. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice 25:4, 281-289.

Matras, Yaron, and D. Viktor Leggio. 2018. How open borders can unlock cultures: Concepts, methods and procedures. In: Matras, Yaron. & Leggio. D. V. eds. Open Borders, Unlocked Cultures. Romanian Roma Migrants in Western Europe. London: Routledge. 1-25.

Matras, Yaron, and D. Viktor Leggio. 2018. Community identity and mobilization: Roma migrant experiences in Manchester. In: Matras, Yaron. & Leggio. D. V. eds. Open Borders, Unlocked Cultures. Romanian Roma Migrants in Western Europe.London: Routledge. 151-170.

Matras, Yaron et al. 2018. ESOL at Manchester Adult Education Services (MAES): Experiences of Entry 3 and Level 1 Learners. Report co-produced with Manchester City Council. September 2018.

2017

Matras, Yaron, and Alex Robertson. 2017. Urban multilingualism and the civic university: A dynamic, non-linear model of participatory research. Social Inclusion 5:4, 5-13.

Matras, Yaron, and Daniele Viktor Leggio. 2017. Variation and dialect levelling in the Romani dialect of Ţăndărei. Romani Studies 27:2, 173-209.

Matras, Yaron. 2017. Can global cities have a language policy? Society, Languages & Policy. 1:1.

Matras, Yaron, Cools, Pieter, Leggio, Daniele Viktor, and Oosterlynck, Stijn. 2017. Parity of participation’ and the politics of needs interpretation: Engagement with Roma migrants in Manchester. Journal of Social Policy 47:2, 359-376.

Matras, Yaron, and D. Viktor Leggio. 2017. Orthography development on the Internet: Romani on YouTube. In: Jones, M. C. & Mooney, D. (eds.). Creating Orthographies for Endangered Languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 254-275. [pre-print]

Matras, Yaron. 2017. From Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society to Romani Studies: Purpose and essence of a modern academic platform. Romani Studies 27:2, 113-123.

2016

Matras, Yaron, Alex Robertson and Charlotte Jones. 2016. Using the school setting to map community languages: a pilot study in Manchester, England. International Journal of Multilingualism 13, 353-366

Matras, Yaron, and Gertrud Reershemius. 2016. A discourse particle in two European minority languages: nu/no in Yiddish and Romani. In: Maschler, Y. & Auer, P. eds. Nu / nå a family of discourse markers across the languages of Europe and beyond Berlin: de Gruyter. 132-161.

Matras, Yaron, and Anton Tenser. 2016. Complementizers in Romani. In: Boye, Kasper & Kehayov, Petar, eds. Semantic Functions of Complementizers in European Languages. Berlin: De Gruyter. 341-375.

Matras, Yaron, and Leonie Gaiser. 2016. Language Provisions in Access to Hospital and Primary Care in Manchester. Report commissioned by the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, Manchester. June 2016.

Matras, Yaron, and Leonie Gaiser. 2016. The Spatial Construction of Civic Identities: A study of Manchester’s Linguistic Landscapes. Manchester: University of Manchester / Multilingual Manchester

2015

Matras, Yaron. 2015. The Romani Gypsies. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press / Belknap Press.

Matras, Yaron. 2015. Transnational policy and ‘authenticity’ discourses on Romani language and identity. Language in Society 44:3, 295-316.

Matras, Yaron, and Alex Robertson. 2015. Multilingualism in a post-industrial city: policy and practice in Manchester. Current Issues in Language Planning. 16, 296-314.

Matras, Yaron, D. Viktor Leggio and Mirela Steel. 2015. ‘Roma Education’ as a lucrative niche: ideologies and representations. Zeitschrift für internationale Bildungsforschung und Entwicklungspädagogik 38, 11-17.

Matras, Yaron. 2015. Use and misuse of data on Roma: A comment on the Salford study on Roma migrants. Zeitschrift für internationale Bildungsforschung und Entwicklungspädagogik 38, 29-30.

Matras, Yaron, and Alex Robertson. 2015. Mehrsprachigkeit in Manchester (England): Eine Fallstudie zu urbaner Superdiversität. In: Tschernokoshewa, Elka, Keller, Ines, Jacobs, Fabian. eds. Einheit in Verschiedenheit. Kulturelle Diversität und gesellschaftliche Teilhabe von Minderheiten auf dem Prüfstand. Münster: Waxmann. 15-32.

Matras, Yaron. 2015. Why morphological borrowing is dispreferred. In: Gardani, F. et al. eds. Borrowed Morphology. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 47-80.

Matras, Yaron. 2015. Review: Mihai Surdu. Expert Frames: Scientific and Policy Practices of Roma Classification. Budapest: Central European University Press. Social Inclusion 3(5) 167-169

Matras, Yaron. 2015. Review: Carling, Gerd et al. Scandoromani. Remnants of a mixed language. Leiden: Brill. Romani Studies 25-2, 225-229.

Matras, Yaron. 2015. Europe’s neo-traditional Roma policy: Marginality management and the inflation of expertise. In: Friedman, E. and Friedman, V. A. eds. Romani worlds: Academia, policy, and modern media. Cluj-Napoca: ISPMN. 29-47.

Matras, Yaron. 2015. Roma language and Roma culture. In: Friedman, E. and Friedman, V. A. eds. Romani worlds: Academia, policy, and modern media. Cluj-Napoca: ISPMN. 333-341.

Matras, Yaron, D. Viktor Leggio et al., 2015. The immigration of Romanian Roma to Western Europe: Causes, effects, and future engagement strategies (MigRom) Report on the extended survey. Manchester: University of Manchester / Romani Project.

2014

Matras, Yaron. 2014. “I met lucky people”. The story of the Romani Gypsies. London: Penguin Press/ Allen Lane.

Matras, Yaron. 2014. Review: Ansaldo, Umberto. Contact languages. Ecology and evolution in Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Languages in Contrast. 15:1, 151-154.

Matras, Yaron. 2014. Review: O’Keefe, Brigid. New Soviet Gypsies. Nationality, performance, and selfhood in the early Soviet Union. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Romani Studies 24-1. 93-110.

Matras, Yaron, and D. Viktor Leggio. 2014. The immigration of Romanian Roma to Western Europe: Causes, effects, and future engagement strategies (MigRom) Report on the pilot survey. Manchester: University of Manchester / Romani Project.

2013

Matras, Yaron, and Peter Bakker. eds. 2013. Contact Languages. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Matras, Yaron. 2013. Mapping the Romani dialects of Romania. Romani Studies 23:2, 199-243.

Matras, Yaron. 2013. Scholarship and the politics of Romani identity: Strategic and conceptual issues, European Yearbook of Minority Issues, Vol. 10 (2011), 209-245.

Matras, Yaron. 2013. Eine Kontrastsprache? Sprachliche Hybridität im Romani. In: Jacobs, Fabian and Elka Tschernokoshewa eds. Über Dualismen hinaus. Münster: Waxmann. 57-82.

Matras, Yaron. 2013. Languages in contact in a world marked by change and mobility. Revue française de linguistique appliquée 2013/2 (Vol. XVIII), 7-13.

Matras, Yaron. 2013. Jenisch. Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Vol 2, 383-384.

Matras, Yaron. 2013. Lekoudesch. Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Vol 2, 497-498.

Matras, Yaron. et al. 2013. Mapping community language skills: The School language survey in Manchester. Manchester: University of Manchester / Multilingual Manchester.

Matras, Yaron. 2013. et al. Multilingual Manchester: A Digest. Manchester: University of Manchester / Multilingual Manchester.

Matras, Yaron, and Deepthi Gopal. 2013. Who can and cannot speak English? CoDE Census Briefings

Matras, Yaron, and Deepthi Gopal. 2013. What languages are spoken in England and Wales? CoDE Census Briefings

2012

Matras, Yaron. 2012. Review: Haspelmath, Martin, & Tadmor, Uri. Loanwords in the World’s Languages. A Comparative Handbook. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Language 88:3, 647-652.

Matras, Yaron. 2012. A grammar of Domari. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Matras, Yaron. 2012. An activity-oriented approach to contact-induced language change. In: Leglise, Isabelle & Chamoreau, Claudine. eds. Dynamics of Contact-Induced Change. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 1-28.

Matras, Yaron. 2012. Review: von dem Knesebeck, Julia. The Roma struggle for compensation in post-war Germany. Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press. Romani Studies 22-2, 69-75.

2011

Matras, Yaron. 2011. Romani. In: Kortmann, Bernd & van der Auwera, Johan. Eds. The languages and linguistics of Europe. A comprehensive guide. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. 257-268.

Matras, Yaron. 2011. Domari. In: Tatiana I. Oranskaia, Yulia V. Mazurova, Andrej A. Kibrik, Leonid I. Kulikov, Aleksandr Y. Rusakov. eds. Languages of the World. New Indo-Aryan Languages. Moscow: Academia. 775-811.

Matras, Yaron. 2011. Explaining convergence and the formation of linguistic areas. In: Hieda, Osamu, König, Christa, & Nakagawa, Hirosi. eds. Geographical Typology and Linguistic Areas. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 143-160.

Matras, Yaron. 2011. Grammaticalisation and language contact. In: Narrog, Heiko, & Heine, Bernd. Handbook of Grammaticalisation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 279-290.

Matras, Yaron. 2011. Universals of structural borrowing. In: Siemund, Peter. ed. Linguistic Universals and Language Variation. Berlin: Mouton. 200-229

Matras, Yaron. 2011. Roma culture: an introduction. Fact Sheets on Roma. Strassbourg: Council of Europe; Graz: Universität Graz.

2010

Matras, Yaron. 2010. Romani in Britain: The afterlife of a language. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Matras, Yaron. 2010. Contact, convergence and typology. In: Hickey, Raymond. ed. Handbook of Language Contact. Oxford: Blackwell. 66-85.

Matras, Yaron. 2010. Review: McGarry, Aidan. Who speaks for the Roma?; O’Nions, Helen. Minority rights protection in international law. Romani Studies 20-2, 206-212.

Matras, Yaron. 2010. Review: Jacobs, Fabian & Ries, Johannes. eds. Roma-Zigeunerkulturen in neuen Perspektiven. Romani Studies 20-1, 90-94.

2009

Matras, Yaron. 2009. Language contact. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Matras, Yaron, and Viktor Elšîk. 2009. Modality in Romani. In: Hansen, B., de Haan, F. eds. Modality in European Languages. Berlin: Mouton. 267-324.

Matras, Yaron, Christopher White and Viktor Elšîk. 2009. The RMS Database and web resource. In: Everaert, Martin & Musgrave, Simon. eds. Linguistic Databases. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 329-362.

Matras, Yaron. 2009. Defining the limits of grammatical borrowing. In: Marcantonio, Angela. ed. The Indo-European Language Family: Questions about its Status (Monograph series n. 55 of Journal of Indo-European Studies).

Matras, Yaron, et al. 2009. The Romani community of Gorton South. Report commissioned by the Manchester City Council Regeneration Team (South). October 2009.

2008

Matras, Yaron, and Jeanette Sakel. 2008. Modelling contact-induced change in grammar. In: Stolz, Thomas, Bakker, Dik, Salas Palomo, Rosa. eds. Aspects of Language Contact. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 63-87.

Matras, Yaron. 2008. Defining everyday multilingualism. Keynote Keynote address at the opening event of the UNESCO Year of Languages, Eisenstadt, Austria. 69-75.

2007

Matras, Yaron, and Jeanette Sakel. eds. 2007. Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Matras, Yaron, Hazel Gardner, Charlotte Jones, and Veronica Schulman. 2007. Angloromani: A different kind of language? Anthropological Linguistics 49-2, 142-164.

Matras, Yaron, and Jeanette Sakel. 2007. Investigating the mechanisms of pattern replication in language convergence. Studies in Language 31, 829-865.

Matras, Yaron. 2007. Contact, connectivity and language evolution. In: Rehbein, Jochen, Hohenstein, Christiane & Pietsch, Lukas. eds. Connectivity in Grammar and Discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 51-74.

Matras, Yaron. 2007. The borrowability of grammatical categories. In: Matras, Yaron. & Sakel, J. eds. Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic Perspective. 31-74.

Matras, Yaron. 2007. Grammatical borrowing in Domari. In: Matras, Yaron. & Sakel, J. eds. Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic Perspective. 151-164

Matras, Yaron, and Maryam Shabibi. 2007. Grammatical borrowing in Khuzistani Arabic. In: Matras, Yaron. & Sakel, J. eds. Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic Perspective. 134-149.

Matras, Yaron, and Şirin Tufan. 2007. Grammatical borrowing in Macedonian Turkish. In: Matras, Yaron. & Sakel, J. eds. Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic Perspective. 215-227.

Matras, Yaron, and Gilad Margalit. 2007. Gypsies in Germany – German Gypsies? Identity and politics of Sinti and Roma in Germany. In: Stauber, Roni & Vago, Raphael, eds. The Roma: A Minority in Europe. Historical, Social and Cultural Perspectives. Oxford: Berghahn. 61-82.

Matras, Yaron. 2007. Review: Klímová-Alexander, Ilona. The Romani voice in world politics. Romani Studies 17-1,

Matras, Yaron. 2007. The challenges of language codification in a transnational context. In: Molinelli, Piera, with Giuliano Bernini, Pierluigi Cuzzolin, Ada Valentini. Eds. Standard e non standard tra scelta e norma. Atti del XXX congresso della Società Italiana di Glottologia. Roma: Il Calamo. 43-54.

Matras, Yaron. 2007. A grammatical sketch of Domari. Manchester: University of Manchester / Romani Project.

Matras, Yaron. 2007. Clause linking in Epirus Romani. Keynote paper resented at the conference on Typology of Clause Linking, Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, July 2007.

2006

Matras, Yaron, and Viktor Elšík. 2006. Markedness and Language Change: The Romani Sample. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Matras, Yaron, April McMahon and Nigel Vincent. eds. 2006. Linguistic areas: Convergence in Historical and Typological Perspective. Houndmills: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Matras, Yaron, and Machtelt Bolkestein. 2006. Deixis and deictic functions. In: Bernini, Giuliano. ed. The Pragmatic Organisation of Discourse. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Matras, Yaron. 2006. entries on Romani and Domari. In: The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Second edition. Oxford: Elsevier.

Matras, Yaron. 2006. entry on ‘Gypsies, Arabic of’. In: Versteegh, Kees. Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill.

Matras, Yaron. 2006. Review: Helzle-Drehwald, Bernhard. Der Gitanismo im spanischen Argot. Romani Studies 16-1, 100-102.

Matras, Yaron. 2006. Review: Lee, Ron. Learn Romani. Romani Studies 16-1, 102-103.

Matras, Yaron. 2006. Layers of convergent syntax in Macedonian Turkish. In: Boeschoten, Rik and Lars Johanson. eds. Turkic Languages in Contact. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 46-62.

2005

Matras, Yaron, and Leora Schiff. 2005. Spoken Israeli Hebrew revisited: Structures and variation. In: Studia Semitica. Journal of Semitic Studies Jubilee Volume. Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement 16, 145-193.

Matras, Yaron. 2005. The classification of Romani dialects: A geographic-historical perspective. In: Halwachs, D., Schrammel, Barbara, & Ambrosch, Gerd. eds. General and Applied Romani Linguistics. Munich: Lincom Europa. 7-26.

Matras, Yaron. 2005. The status of Romani in Europe. Report submitted to the Council of Europe’s Language Policy Division, October 2005.

Matras, Yaron. 2005. Review: John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill, eds. Travellers and their language. Romani Studies 15, 191-200.

Matras, Yaron. 2005. Language contact, language endangerment, and the role of the ‘salvation linguist’ In: Austin, Peter K. ed. Language Documentation and Description, Volume 3. London: Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project. 225-251.

Matras, Yaron. 2005. The full extent of fusion: A test case for connectivity and language contact. In: Walter Bisang, Thomas Bierschenk, Detlev Kreikenbom und Ursula Verhoeven. eds. Kulturelle und sprachliche Kontakte: Prozesse des Wandels in historischen Spannungsfeldern Nordostafrikas/Westasiens. Akten zum 2. Symposium des SFB 295. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag. 241-255.

Matras, Yaron. 2005. The future of Romani: Toward a policy of linguistic pluralism. Roma Rights Quarterly 1:31-44. Bulgarain version. Romanian version.

Matras, Yaron. 2005. Who are the Gypsylorists? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gypsy Lore Society, University of Granada, September 2005.

Matras, Yaron. 2005. Biting the apple of cultural diversity: When “appropriate communication” becomes a matter of perspective. Manchester: University of Manchester / School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures / Staff Network on Equality and Diversity

2004

Matras, Yaron, Hans Winterberg and Michael Zimmermann. eds. 2004.  Sinti, Roma, Gypsies. Berlin: Metropol.

Matras, Yaron. 2004. Romacilikanes: The Romani dialect of Parakalamos. Romani Studies 14-1: 59-109.

Matras, Yaron. 2004. Typology, dialectology and the structure of complementation in Romani. In: Kortmann, Bernd. ed. Dialectology Meets Typology. Berlin: Mouton. 277-304.

Matras, Yaron. 2004. Die Sprache der Roma: ein historischer Umriss. [The Romani language: An historical overview]. In: Matras, Yaron., Winterberg, Hans, Zimmermann, Michael. eds. Sinti, Roma, Gypsies. Berlin: Metropol. 231-261.

Matras, Yaron. 2004. The role of language in mystifying and de-mystifying Gypsy identity. In: Saul, N. & Tebbut, S. eds. The Role of the Romanies. Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press. 53-78.

Matras, Yaron. 2004. Review: A conflict of paradigms: Barany, Zoltan. The East-European Gypsies; and Hancock, Ian. We are the Rromani people. Romani Studies 14-2: 193-209.

Matras, Yaron. 2004. A geographical approach to the classification of Romani dialects. In: Salo, Sheila & Pronai, Csaba. eds. Ethnic identities in dynamic perspective. Budapest: Gondolat.

2003

Matras, Yaron, and Gertrud Reershemius. 2003. A grammar of Low German (East Frisian variety). Munich: Lincom Europa.

Matras, Yaron. 2003. Layers of convergent syntax in Macedonian Turkish. Mediterranean Language Review 15, 63-86.

Matras, Yaron, and Peter Bakker. eds. 2003. The mixed language debate. Theoretical and empirical advances. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Matras, Yaron. 2003. Defining typical features of minor languages (with special reference to Domari). In: Sherzer, Joel & Stolz, Thomas (eds.). Minor Languages. Approaches, definitions, controversies. Bochum: Brockmeyer. 1-14.

Matras, Yaron. 2003. Mixed languages: re-examining the structural prototype. In: Bakker, Peter & Matras, Yaron., eds. The Mixed Language Debate. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 151-175.

Matras, Yaron, and Peter Bakker. 2003. Bibliography of Modern Romani Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2002

Matras, Yaron. 2002. Romani: A Linguistic Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Matras, Yaron, and Geoffrey Haig. eds. 2002. Kurdish linguistics. Special issue of Language Typology and Universals 55-1.

Matras, Yaron. 2002. Kurmanji complementation. Semantic-typological aspects in an areal perspective.  In: Haig, Geoffrey & Matras, Yaron. eds. Kurdish Linguistics. Special issue of Language Typology and Universals (STUF) 55-1, 49-63.

Matras, Yaron, and G. Haig. 2002. Kurdish linguistics: A brief overview. In: Haig, Geoffrey & Matras, Yaron. eds. Kurdish Linguistics. Special issue of Language Typology and Universals (STUF) 55-1, 3-14.

Matras, Yaron. 2002. Review: Boretzky, Norbert. Die Verwandtschaftsbeziehungen zwischen den sübbalkanischen Romani- Dialekten. Diachronica 19, 177-181.

2001

Matras, Yaron. 2001. Tense, aspect, and modality categories in Romani. Language Typology and Universals (STUF) 53-4, 162-180.

Matras, Yaron. 2001. Language contact. In: Verschueren, J. et al. eds.  Handbook of Pragmatics. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 1-14.

2000

Matras, Yaron, Peter Bakker et al. 2000. What is the Romani language. Interface series. University of Hertfordshire Press.

Matras, Yaron, and Viktor Elšík. eds. 2000. Grammatical Relations in Romani: The Noun Phrase. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Mixed languages: A functional-communicative approach. Bilingualism: Language & Cognition 3-2, 79-99

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Romani migrations in the post-communist era: their historical and political significance. Cambridge Review of International Affairs 12-2, 32-50.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Back to motivations: between discourse and grammar. Reply to peer commentaries, Bilingualism: Language & Cognition 3-2, 126-129.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Fusion and the cognitive basis for bilingual discourse markers. International Journal of Bilingualism. 4:4. 505-528.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Two Domari legends about the origin of the Doms. Romani Studies, 5th series, 10, 53-79.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. How predictable is contact-induced change in grammar?  In: Renfrew, Colin, R. L. Trask & April McMahon, eds. Time depth in historical linguistics. Cambridge: McDonald Institute. 563-583.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Migrations and ‘replacive convergence’ as sources of diversity in the dialects of Romani. In: Mattheier, Klaus (ed.). Dialect and migration in a changing Europe. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. 173-194.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. The functional and structural composition of Romani demonstratives. in: Elšík, Viktor & Matras, Yaron. eds. Grammatical Relations in Romani: The Noun Phrase. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 95-122.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Review: Piasere, Leonardo, ed. Italia Romani I. 1998. Nomadic Peoples 4:2.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Review: Izreel, Shlomo & Drory, Rina (eds.) Language and Culture in the Near East (Israel Oriental Studies 15), Leiden: Brill. 1995. Journal of Semitic Studies.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Review: Thomason, Sarah G., ed. Contact languages. A wider perspective. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Mediterranean Language Review 10, 214-218.

Matras, Yaron. 2000. Review: Thieroff, Rolf; & Ballweg, Joachim. Tense systems in European languages, Tübingen: Niemeyer. 1994. Tense systems in European languages II, Tübingen: Niemeyer. 1995. Linguistic Typology 3-3, 382-389.

1999

Matras, Yaron, and Kristin Bührig. eds. 1999. Sprachtheorie und sprachliches Handeln. [Linguistic theory and speech action]. Festschrift für Jochen Rehbein. Tübingen: Stauffenburg.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. The speech of the Polska Roma. Some highlighted features and their implications for Romani dialectology. Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society fifth series 9, 1-28.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. Subject clitics in Sinti. Acta Linguistica Hungarica 46, 147-168.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. Johann Rüdiger and the study of Romani in 18th century Germany. Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society, fifth series 9, 89-116.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. Writing Romani: The pragmatics of codification in a stateless language. Applied Linguistics 20-4, 481-502.

Matras, Yaron. 1999.  The state of present-day Domari in Jerusalem. Mediterranean Language Review 11, 1-58.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. s/h alternation in Romani: An historical and functional interpretation. Grazer Linguistische Studien 51: 99-129.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. Rüdiger’s contribution to the study of Romani origins. Romano Dzaniben 6 (1-2), 80-103.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. Review: Levin., Saul. Semitic and Indo-European: The principal etymologies, and observations on Afro-Asiatic. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 1995. Journal of Semitic Studies 44-1. 105-108.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. Review: Bakker, Peter. A Language of our own. The genesis of Michif – the mixed Cree-French language of the Canadian Métis. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1997. International Journal of Bilingualism. 3-4, 427-447.

Matras, Yaron. 1999. Sprachplanung und Spracheinstellung im Romanes. In: Halwachs, Dieter W. & Menz, Florian. Die Sprache der Roma. Klagenfurt: Drava. 95-111.

1998

Matras, Yaron. 1998. The Romani Element in Non-standard Speech. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. Utterance modifiers and universals of grammatical borrowing. Linguistics 36-2, 281-331.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. Deixis and deictic oppositions in discourse: evidence from Romani. Journal of Pragmatics 29-4, 393-428.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. The development of the Romani civil rights movement in Germany 1945-1996. In: Tebbutt, Susan, ed. Sinti and Roma in German-speaking society and literature. Oxford/Providence: Berghahn. 49-63.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. Convergent development, grammaticalization, and the problem of ‘mutual isomorphism’. In: Boeder, Winfried, Schroeder, Christoph, Karl-Heinz Wagner, eds. Sprache in Raum und Zeit. Tübingen: Narr. 89-103.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. The Romani element in Jenisch and Rotwelsch. in: Matras, Yaron. ed. The Romani Element in Non-standard Speech. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 193-230.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. Para-Romani revisited. in: Matras, Yaron. ed. The Romani Element in Non-standard Speech. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 1-27.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. Review: Giere, Jacqueline, ed. Die gesellschaftliche Konstruktion des Zigeuners. Zur Genese eines Vorurteils [The social construction of the Gypsy. The origin of a stereotype]. Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus. pp. 162. 1996. Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society 8-1, 67-70.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. Review: Rudolph, Elisabeth. Contrast. Berlin: de Gruyter. 1996. Studies in Language 22, 473-520.

Matras, Yaron. 1998. The recent emigration of Roma from the Czech and Slovak Republic. Report commissioned by the Council of Europe / European Committee on Migration, August 1998.

1997

Matras, Yaron, Peter Bakker and Hristo Kyuchukov. eds. 1997. The Typology and Dialectology of Romani. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Matras, Yaron. 1997.  Schriftliche Lehrmittel in Romanes: ein Beispiel von Sprachplanung in einer Minderheiten-sprache. Osnabrücker Beiträge zur Sprachtheorie 54, 165-191.

Matras, Yaron. 1997. Clause combining, ergativity, and coreferent deletion in Kurmanji. Studies in Language 21:3, 613-653.

Matras, Yaron. 1997. The function and typology of coordinating conjunctions: evidence from discourse and language-contact situations. In: Butler, Chris, Connolly, John, Gatward, Richard, & Vismans, Roel, eds. Discourse Pragmatics in Functional Grammar. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.177-191.

Matras, Yaron. 1997. Probleme und Chancen der Verschriftung der Sprache der Roma und Sinti. In: Balhorn, Heiko & Niemann, Heide. eds. Sprachen werden Schrift. Mündlichkeit, Schriftlichkeit, Mehrsprachigkeit. Lengwill: Libelle. 110-116.

Matras, Yaron. 1997. The typology of case and case layer distribution in Romani. In: Matras, Yaron. Peter Bakker & Hristo Kyuchukov. eds. The Typology and Dialectology of Romani. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 61-94.

Matras, Yaron, and Peter Bakker. 1997. Introduction. In: Matras, Yaron. Peter Bakker & Hristo Kyuchukov. The Typology and Dialectology of Romani. Amsterdam: Benjamins. i-xxxi.

Matras, Yaron. 1997. Review: Holzinger, Daniel. Das Rómanes: Grammatik und Diskursanalyse der Sprache der Sinte. Innsbruck: Institut für Kulturwissenschaft. 1993. Linguistic Typology 1-3, 404-409.

Matras, Yaron. 1997. Review: Hancock, Ian. A handbook of Vlax Romani. Columbus: Slavica. 1995. Linguistic Typology 1-3, 397-404.

Matras, Yaron. 1997. Zur stilistischen Funktion der Sondersprache Lekoudesch in südwestdeutschen Erzählungen. [The stylistic function of the special language Lekoudesch in narratives in southwest German dialect] In: Löffelad, Peter, & Ruoff, Arno. eds. Syntax und Stilistik der Alltagssprache. Tübingen: Niemeyer. (Idiomatica 18). 97-106.

1996

Matras, Yaron. 1996. Jekh duj trin.. romanes. [Romani reader] Hamburg: Verlag für pädagogische Medien.

Matras, Yaron. 1996. Prozedurale Fusion: Grammatische Interferenzschichten im Romanes. Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 49-1, 60-78.

Matras, Yaron. 1996. Sondersprachliche Hebraismen. Am Beispiel der südwestdeutschen Viehhändlersprache. In: Siewert, Klaus ed. Sondersprachen: Rotwelschdialekte. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 43-58.

Matras, Yaron. 1996. Problems arising with the international mobility of the Roma (Gypsies) in Europe. Report commissioned by the Council of Europe’s Committee on Migration (CDMG), December 1996.

Matras, Yaron. 1996. Review: Hohmann, Joachim, ed. Handbuch zur Tsiganologie. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. 311 pp. Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society  Vol. 5, 6:1, 103-108.

Matras, Yaron. 1996. Review: Starck, Astrid, ed. Westjiddisch / Le Yiddish occidental. Aarau etc.: Verlag Sauerländer. 1994. 184 pp. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik. 63:3, 344-346.

Matras, Yaron. 1996. Review: Boretzky, Norbert & Birgit Igla. Wörterbuch Romani Deutsch Englisch. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 1994. 418 pp. Zeitschift für Balkanologie. 32/2, 214-222.

Matras, Yaron. 1996. Review: Lucassen, Leo. Die Zigeuner. Die Geschichte eines polizeilichen Ordnungsbegriffes in Deutschland 1700-1945. Köln: Böhlau. 1996. 276 pp. O Drom December 1996, 30-31.

1995

Matras, Yaron. ed. 1995. Romani in contact. The History, Structure and Sociology of a Language. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Matras, Yaron, and Hans-Jürgen Sasse. eds. 1995. Verb-subject order and theticity in European languages. Special issue of Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 48, 1-2. Berlin: Akademie.

Matras, Yaron. 1995. Verb evidentials and their discourse function in Vlach Romani narratives.  In: Matras, Yaron. ed. Romani in Contact. The History, Structure and Sociology of a Language. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 95-123.

Matras, Yaron. 1995. Connective (VS) word order in Romani. In: Matras, Yaron and Hans-Jürgen Sasse. eds. VS-order and theticity in European languages. Berlin: Akademie. [Special issue of Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 48-1/2).

1994

Matras, Yaron. 1994. Untersuchungen zu Grammatik und Diskurs des Romanes: Dialekt der Kelderaša/Lovara. [Studies in Romani grammar and discourse: Kelderaš/Lovara dialect] Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

Matras, Yaron. 1994. Structural Balkanisms in Romani. In: Reiter, Norbert, Uwe Hinrichs & Jefiina van Leeuwen-Turnocová, eds. Sprachlicher Standard und Substandard in Südosteuropa und Osteuropa, Berlin/Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 195-210.

1992

Matras, Yaron. 1992.  Ergativity in Kurmanji. Orientalia Suecana  XLI-XLII,139-154.

Matras, Yaron. 1992. Chapters on “Consonant Features” und “Morphology” In: Ruoff, Arno. ed. Die Fränkisch-Alemannische Sprachgrenze. Tübingen: Niemeyer. 77-93.

Matras, Yaron. 1992. Review: Gorter, Durk, Hoekstra, Jarich F., Jansma, Lammert G. & Ytsma, Jehannes, eds. Fourth International Conference on Minority Languages. Volume II: Western and Eastern European Papers. Clevedon/Philadelphia: Multilingual Matters 1990. 210 pp. In: Language in Society, 21:3, 517-520.

Matras, Yaron. 1992. Roma und Cinti in Hamburg. Hamburg: Senat der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg.

1991

Matras, Yaron. 1991.  Zur Rekonstruktion des jüdisch-deutschen Wortschatzes in den Mundarten ehemaliger “Judendörfer” in Südwestdeutschland. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik 58:3, 267-293.

Matras, Yaron. 1991. Review: Lötzsch, Roland. Jiddisches Wörterbuch. Leipzig: Bibliographisches Institut 1990. 204 pp. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik (ZDL) 58:3, 239-330.

Matras, Yaron, and Gertrud Reershemius. 1991. Standardization beyond the state: The cases of Yiddish, Kurdish and Romani. In: von Gleich, U. & E. Wolff (Hrsg.). Standardization of national languages. Hamburg: UNESCO-Institut für Pädagogik. 103-123.

Matras, Yaron. 1990. Ergativity in Kurmanji (Kurdish). Notes on its use and distribution. Arbeiten zur Mehrsprachigkeit 41/1990. Hamburg: Germanisches Seminar.

1989

Matras, Yaron. 1989. Zwischen ‘Helfern’ und ‘Patienten’. Über herrschende Mehrheit und nationale Minderheit. [Political essays]. Hamburg: Hein & co.

1988

Matras, Yaron. 1988. Lekoudesch: Integration jiddischer Wörter in die Mundart von Rexingen bei Horb. Mit vergleichbarem Material aus Buttenhausen bei Münsingen. Arbeiten zur Mehrsprachigkeit 33/1988. Hamburg: Germanisches Seminar.

Matras, Yaron. 1988. Lekoudesch: Die Sprache als Erinnerung. In: Begleitheft für Friedhof und Synagoge. Hg. von der Evangelischen Kirchengemeinde Horb-Dettingen. 73-85.

1986

Matras, Yaron. 1986. Lehrbuch der Hebräischen Umgangssprache. [A textbook of Colloquial Hebrew]. Arbeitspapiere der Tübinger Ethnolinguistik II. Tübingen: Seminar für Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft.