Search for dissertations about: "affixation"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word affixation.

  1. 1. A grammar of Jahai

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; expressives; argument; agreement; syntax; modality; Aktionsart; aspect; nominalisation; unitisation; reduplication; cliticisation; affixation; derivational morphology; prestopped nasals; phonology; vowel nasality; Malaysia; endangered languages; Austroasiatic; Mon-Khmer; Jahai; Aslian; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : Jahai, a language belonging to the Aslian branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by a group of about 1,000 hunter-gatherers in the montane rainforests of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Drawing on linguistic data collected in the field, the present dissertation is a study of the grammar of Jahai. READ MORE

  2. 2. Word formation in BSL

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Mary Brennan; Stockholms universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sign Language; teckenspråk;

    Abstract : This study explores the interlocking strands of productive morphology in British Sign Language (BSL), the language used by the Deaf Community in Britain. It examines how users of the language, 'signers', are able to create 'new* lexical items on a regular everyday basis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unsupervised Learning of Morphology and the Languages of the World

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Harald Hammarström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computational Linguistics; Language typology;

    Abstract : This thesis presents work in two areas; Language Technology and Linguistic Typology. In the field of Language Technology, a specific problem is addressed: Can a computer extract a description of word conjugation in a natural language using only written text in the language? The problem is often referred to as Unsupervised Learning of Morphology and has a variety of applications, including Machine Translation, Document Categorization and Information Retrieval. READ MORE