Search for dissertations about: "Finno-Ugric languages - general"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Finno-Ugric languages - general.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Form and philosophy in Sándor Weöres' poetry

    Author : Susanna Fahlström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Finno-Ugric languages - general; Sándor Weöres; Hungarianliterature; Hungarian poetry; Hungarian language; Rhetorics; Stylistics; Text analysis; Text stylistics; Poetical form; Poeticalstructure; Philosophy in poetry; Religion in poetry; Finsk-ugriska språk - allmänt; Finno-Ugric languages; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finno-Ugric Languages;

    Abstract : This dissertation, by presenting comprehensive analyses of six poems by the Hungarian poet Sándor Weöres, investigates the poetical forms and the poetical philosophies in these texts. The poems represent specific philosophic spheres of Weöres' poetry. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Same Mother Tongue - Different Origins : Implications for Language Maintenance and Shift among Hungarian Immigrants and their Children in Sweden

    Author : Kamilla György-Ullholm; Kari Fraurud; Ellen Bijvoet; Wei Li; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Language maintenance and shift; intergenerational language transmission; childhood bilingualism; simultaneous and consecutive bilingualism; heritage languages; Hungarian; Swedish as a second language; migrant families; Sweden; Nyelvcsere; nyelvmegtartás; nyelvhasználat; Svédország; magyar kivándorlók; nyelvátadás bevándorló családokban; gyermekkori kétnyelvüség; szimultán és szekvenciális kétnyelvüség; Språkbyte och språkbevarande; språköverföring i familjen; invandrarspråk; ungerska i Sverige; invandrarfamiljer; skolbarn; simultan och successiv tvåspråkighet; barns tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; Swedish language; Svenska språket; Finno-Ugric languages; Finsk-ugriska språk; Children s language; Barnspråk; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research;

    Abstract : This study investigates intergenerational language transmission amongst Hungarian immigrants, using in-depth interviews and participant observation as the main methods. The analysis examines the experiences of parents and their school-aged children in 61 families living in Sweden´s two main cities, Stockholm and Göteborg. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Corpus-Based Study on the Degrees of Lexicalization and Grammaticalization of Finnish Converbs

    Author : Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi; Lars-Gunnar Larsson; Raimo Raag; Fred Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Finno-Ugric languages - general; converb; non-finite verb form; lexicalization; grammaticalization; adposition; adverb; complex conjunction; deverbal adposition; prototype; frequency; Finnish; syntax; functional-typological linguistics; cognitive linguistics; newspaper language; Finsk-ugriska språk - allmänt; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finno-Ugric Languages;

    Abstract : This study attempts to define the degrees of lexicalization and grammaticalization of the Finnish converbs ending in ­Ten, ­TUA, ­TessA, ­TAkse­, ­mAllA and -mAttA. The study is based on a corpus of Finnish newspaper texts from the 1990s. The approach is fundamentally functional-typological and cognitive. READ MORE