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Urpo Nikanne

Professor of Finnish Language

1995 …2022

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Finnish Language, Theory of Linguistics, Syntax, Semantics, Lexicon

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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  • Interpreting null subjects in Finnish finite sentences

    Nikanne, U., 19 Jan 2022, Null Subjects in Slavic and Finno-Ugric: Licensing, Structure and Typology. Dalmi, G., Tsedryk, E. & Cegłowski, P. (eds.). Boston/Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, p. 229-252 ( Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG]; vol. 145).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  • Kieliasiat hallituksen kärkihankkeisiin

    Nikanne, U. & Nuolijärvi, P., 2022, In: Virittäjä. 126, 4, p. 587-588 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

  • Miksi on tärkeää tutkia ja opiskella kotimaisia kieliä?

    Translated title of the contribution: Why it is important to do research on and study domestic languages?Nikanne, U., 2022, Finskan 90 år – Undervisningen i finska vid Stockholms universitet 90 år 2020: Festskrift. Savola, K., Grönstrand, H. & Lainio, J. (eds.). Section of Finnish, Stockholm University, 20 p. (Stockholm studies in Finnish language and literature; vol. 14).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  • Kielentutkimuksen menetelmiä I-IV

    Luodonpää-Manni, M. (ed.), Hamunen, M. (ed.), Konstenius, R. (ed.), Miestamo, M. (ed.), Nikanne, U. (ed.) & Sinnemäki, K. (ed.), Dec 2020, Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society. 1068 p. (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran toimituksia ; no. 1457)

    Research output: Book/Journal/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Kieliopin tutkimus ja kielioppiteoriat

    Translated title of the contribution: Grammatical research and theories of grammarNikanne, U. & Paulsen, G., Dec 2020, Kielentutkimuksen menetelmiä I-IV. Luodonpää-Manni, M., Hamunen, M., Konstenius, R., Miestamo, M., Nikanne, U. & Sinnemäki, K. (eds.). Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society, p. 749-775 (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran toimituksia; no. 1457).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

    Open Access