Search for dissertations about: "Estonian language"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Estonian language.

  1. 1. From Interaction to Grammar : Estonian Finite Verb Forms in Conversation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Leelo Keevallik; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Finno-Ugric languages Estonian language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Finsk-ugriska språk Estniska språket; Estonian language; Particles; grammar; grammaticalization; interactional linguistics; pragmatics; telephone conversation; conversation analysis; Estonian; Estniska;

    Abstract : This study contributes to the research tradition of interactional linguistics. It demonstrates how interactional patterns and sequences of actions are, or emerge as, part of the syntagmatic structure of a language, and why the transitions from interaction to grammar as well as from content to function items, are to be regarded as gradual and continuous. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effects of planned change on Estonian morphology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Virve Raag; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Finno-Ugric languages - general; Estonian; language change; language planning; morphology; synthetic forms; analytic forms; illative singular; plural formation; superlative; Johannes Aavik; Finsk-ugriska språk - allmänt; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Finno-Ugric languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Finsk-ugriska språk; Finno-Ugric Languages; finsk-ugriska språk;

    Abstract : This work is a contribution to the fascinating and highly controversial issue of language planning, i.e. intentional human intervention in language change. Language planning, as any intentional alteration of language, is always interconnected with questions of natural development and change in language. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mental Representation and Language Access: Evidence from Deaf Children with Different Language Backgrounds

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Marek Meristo; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mentalizing skills; social interaction; deafness; sign language;

    Abstract : The ability to identify with others and to understand that they have minds of their own is the cornerstone of human interaction. In the last 25 years there has been a large amount of research done on the development of mentalizing skills and an ongoing debate exists about the nature of acquiring these skills. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cultivating the Rural Citizen Modernity, Agrarianism and Citizenship in Late Tsarist Estonia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Historiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Eellend; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; historia; History; Estonia; Agrarian Ideology; Agrarian Modernization; Citizenship; Family; Gender; Public Sphere; Agricultural Journals; Agricultural Associations; Exhibitions; 19th Century; 20th Century;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the ideas and political practices produced in the emerging rural public sphere in late Tsarist Estonia. The time period is characterized by radical social and economic change and growing national and political self consciousness. READ MORE