Search for dissertations about: "Grammar"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 swedish dissertations containing the word Grammar.

  1. 1. Differential object marking in South Saami

    Author : David Kroik; Mikael Vinka; Christian Waldmann; Kristin Melum Eide; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; South Saami; Saami; Object Position; Saami Grammar; South Saami Grammar; Differential Object Marking; Generative Grammar; Syntax; Semantics; Morphology; Grammar; sydsamiska; samiska; sydsamisk grammatik; samisk grammatik; objektsposition; differentiell objektsmarkering; generativ grammatik; syntax; semantik; morfologi; grammatik; språkvetenskap; language studies;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis investigates the case and the syntactic position of the direct object in South Saami. The focus is on plural direct objects, which have Differential Object Marking, a phenomenon in which the case alternates between different types of direct objects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lexical and Grammar Resource Engineering for Runyankore & Rukiga: A Symbolic Approach

    Author : David Bamutura; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Computational Grammar; Runyankore; Grammar Resource; Grammatical Framework; Lexical Resource; Computational lexicon; Rukiga; Bantu Languages; Runyakitara; Resource Grammar Library; Language Resources; Grammar Engineering;

    Abstract : Current research in computational linguistics and natural language processing (NLP) requires the existence of language resources. Whereas these resources are available for a few well-resourced languages, there are many languages that have been neglected. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. A grammar of Jahai

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Chinese; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; expressives; argument; agreement; syntax; modality; Aktionsart; aspect; nominalisation; unitisation; reduplication; cliticisation; affixation; derivational morphology; prestopped nasals; phonology; vowel nasality; Malaysia; endangered languages; Austroasiatic; Mon-Khmer; Jahai; Aslian; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : Jahai, a language belonging to the Aslian branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by a group of about 1,000 hunter-gatherers in the montane rainforests of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Drawing on linguistic data collected in the field, the present dissertation is a study of the grammar of Jahai. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a grammar of spoken South Saami

    Author : Richard Kowalik; Ljuba Veselinova; Henrik Liljegren; Matti Miestamo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; South Saami; Saamic languages; grammar; phonology; morphology; syntax; language description; language documentation; fieldwork; heritage language; minority language; Åarjelsaemien gïele; grammatihke; Sydsamiska; samiska språk; grammatik; Sørsamisk; grammatikk; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis is a grammatical description of South Saami, a Uralic language traditionally spoken in central Sweden and Norway. South Saami has today around 500 speakers, many of whom live far from each other. The language has the status of an official language in Norway and is an officially recognized minority language in Sweden. READ MORE