Search for dissertations about: "Grammar"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Frontiers of Multilingual Grammar Development

    Author : Ramona Enache; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; multilingual grammar development; ontology verbalization; resource grammar development; hybrid machine translation; functional programming; domain specific languages;

    Abstract : The thesis explores a number of ways for developing multilingual grammars written in GF (Grammatical Framework). The goal is to enhance both the coverage of the grammars, in terms of content and number of languages, and to reduce the development effort by automating a larger part of the process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aesthetics as grammar : Wittgenstein and post-analytic philosophy of art

    Author : Simo Säätelä; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetics; Estetik; Aesthetics; Estetik; Aesthetics; estetik;

    Abstract : This work attempts to assess the significance of Ludwig Wittgenstein's later thought for philosophical aesthetics, both by showing its direct relevance and by criticizing certain prevalent misunderstandings of it. Chapter one deals with the application to philosophical aesthetics of the idea that philosophy is concerned with a grammatical investigation, which means clarification of concepts as well as therapeutical analysis of various philosophical diseases. READ MORE