Search for dissertations about: "Etymology"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Etymology.

  1. 1. Aramaic Loanwords in Neo-Assyrian 900–600 B.C

    Author : Zack Cherry; Olof Pedersén; Mats Eskhult; Mario Fales; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Neo-Assyrian; Aramaic loanwords; language contact; etymology; cognates; ghost word; Semitic languages; source word; Assyriology; Assyriologi;

    Abstract : This study aimed at identifying and analyzing Aramaic loanwords in Neo-Assyrian for the period 900–600 B.C. As two Semitic languages, Neo-Assyrian and Aramaic are sibling-descendants of a postulated common ancestor, Proto-Semitic. The study provides information about the contact between the two languages and about the people who spoke them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Expositiones sequentiarum : Medieval Sequence Commentaries and Prologues. Editions with Introductions

    Author : Erika Kihlman; Gunilla Iversen; Susan Boynton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Medieval Latin; sequence commentaries; prologue; Alan of Lille; Pseudo-Dionysius; John Scottus Eriugena; Gregory the Great; the ‘Aristotelian tradition’; angels; angelical hierarchy; glosses; etymology; Ad celebres rex; Latin language; Latin;

    Abstract : The sequence commentary emerged as a new branch of medieval commentary literature in the twelfth century. The sequence itself, sung in the Roman Mass, was a hugely influential genre—several thousands of sequence texts are known today—but the fact that the Middle Ages also produced commentaries on this liturgical poetry has been hitherto practically unknown and very few commentary texts have been edited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Walk this way : Verbs of motion in three Finno-Ugric languages

    Author : Torbjörn Söder; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Finno-Ugric languages - general; Hungarian; North Khanty; verbs of motion; semantics; etymology; lexical category; Finno-Ugric; prototype; deixis; dialects; Finsk-ugriska språk - allmänt; Finno-Ugric languages; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finno-Ugric Languages;

    Abstract : The verbs of motion in North Khanty, North Saarni and Hungarian, three genetically related, but geographically, culturally and historically separated languages, are analysed from a synchronic and diachronic point of view. The study is based on material deriving from informants and written sources in each language. READ MORE

  4. 4. Arabic Borrowings in Ṣūrayt/Ṭūrōyo within the Framework of Phonological Correspondences  : In Comparison with other Semitic Languages

    Author : Sina Tezel; Bo Isaksson; Jan Retsö; Geoffrey Khan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ṭūrōyo; Arabic borrowings; phonological correspondences; Semitic languages; cognate roots; etymology; bəġaḏkəfaṯ; neologisms; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk; Semitic Languages; Semitiska språk;

    Abstract : A group of Semitic cognate roots within the framework of phonological correspondences contain one (or more) of the following Proto-Semitic consonants *g, *ṯ, *ḏ, *ṯ̣, *ḏ̣/ṣ́, *ḫ, *ġ, *ś, *š, which differ significantly in the various principal Semitic languages. Their Arabic reflexes are ǧ, ṯ, ḏ, ẓ, ḍ, ḫ, ġ, š, s. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparative Etymological Studies in the Western Neo-Syriac (Turoyo) Lexicon : With Special Reference to Homonyms, Related Words and Borrowings with Cultural Signification

    Author : Aziz Tezel; Bo Isaksson; Jan Retsö; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; Etymology; verbal root; verbal stem; radicals; homonyms; borrowing; assimilation; dissimilation.; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : This is a comparative study of words presenting etymological problems in the Western Neo-Syriac (Turoyo) lexicon, with the principal aim of providing new etymological solutions and suggestions and giving an account of the most common linguistic processes by which various changes are carried out in the individual words studied. For the first time all important homonyms in this language are investigated with regard to their origin and use. READ MORE