Search for dissertations about: "Estonian"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word Estonian.

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

    Author : Leelo Keevallik; Raimo Raag; Bengt Nordberg; Auli Hakulinen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Estonian language; Particles; grammar; grammaticalization; interactional linguistics; pragmatics; telephone conversation; conversation analysis; Estonian; Estniska; Estonian language; Estniska språket;

    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

    Author : Virve Raag; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Finno-Ugric languages; 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. Islescapes : Estonian small islands and islanders through three centuries

    Author : Tiina Peil; Michael Jones; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Estonian history; island community; island landscape as accumulation; life space; and image; change; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The thesis applies a modification of the concept of landscape to embody physical settings, social behaviour and affixed meanings. The argument focuses on both how a specific environment was created as well as perceived on four Estonian islands from the late seventeenth century until the present. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living on Another Shore : Early Scandinavian Settlement on the North-Western Estonian Coast

    Author : Felicia Markus; Anders Kaliff; Göran Hoppe; Kerstin Cassel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Estonia; Estonian Swedes; Scandinavian settlement; Iron Age; early Medieval Period; colonisation; ethnic identity; migration; Baltic Sea; contacts; Christianisation; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Prior to the Second World War, there was a Swedish-speaking population settled on the north-western Estonian coasts. The early history of this group is largely unknown. No colonisation is mentioned in the written sources. The earliest such sources that mention Swedes originate in the late thirteenth century. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lexical characteristics in Swedish Estonian

    Author : Raimo Raag; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap;

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