Search for dissertations about: "Estonian"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the word Estonian.

  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. Islescapes : Estonian small islands and islanders through three centuries

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Tiina Peil; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Felicia Markus; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Estonia; Estonian Swedes; Scandinavian settlement; Iron Age; early Medieval Period; colonisation; ethnic identity; migration; Baltic Sea; contacts; Christianisation; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Raimo Raag; Uppsala universitet.; [1982]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap;

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