Search for dissertations about: "Austroasiatic"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Austroasiatic.

  1. 1. Small-scale multilingualism and language contact in egalitarian foragers

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Joanne Yager; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2020-01-08]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; small-scale multilingualism; egalitarian language contact; egalitarian bilingualism; bilingual semantic interaction; crosslinguistic influence; lexical convergence; bilingual optimization strategies; Aslian; Austroasiatic; Jedek; Jahai; foragers; undiscovered languages; topological relations; caused motion events; reciprocal events; phylogenetic networks; small-scale multilingualism; egalitarian language contact; egalitarian bilingualism; bilingual semantic interaction; crosslinguistic influence; lexical convergence; bilingual optimization strategies; Aslian; Austroasiatic; Jedek; Jahai; foragers; undiscovered languages; topological relations; caused motion events; reciprocal events; phylogenetic networks;

    Abstract : Situations of multilingualism and language contact in which language varieties are small in scale and relatively equal in social status are important phenomena affecting processes of language change throughout human history. Despite this, our knowledge about the outcomes of multilingualism and language contact in this kind of setting remains limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. A grammar of Jahai

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Chinese; 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