Search for dissertations about: "Iranian Languages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Iranian Languages.

  1. 1. Discourse Features in Balochi of Sistan (Oral Narratives)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Behrooz Barjasteh Delforooz; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Balochi; discourse studies; oral narratives; text linguistics; information structure; syntax; descriptive linguistics; fieldwork; Iranian languages; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Iranian languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Iranska språk; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This work presents a first study of discourse features in Balochi narratives of Sistan. Discourse analysis investigates what are the properties that make for well-formed texts in a language. There are many approaches to discourse analysis and most approaches focus on a particular aspect of text formation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ardāy-Vīrāf Nāma Iranian Conceptions of the Other World

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dariush Kargar; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ardāy-Vīrāf Nāma; Vīrāf; journey to the Other World; Zoroastrian Persian; Parsig; critical edition; shamanism; Davānūs; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Iranian languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Iranska språk; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : The present thesis consists of an edition of an Iranian literary work whose theme is a journey to the Other World, namely the Ardāy-Vīrāf Nāma. The version of this work which is here edited and commented on is a prose version in the Zoroastrian Persian language. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Oral to Written A Text-linguistic Study of Wakhi Narratives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jaroslava Obrtelová; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Wakhi; Iranian languages; text-linguistics; oral narratives; written narratives; discourse analysis; Iranian Languages; Iranska språk;

    Abstract : Wakhi is one of the endangered “Pamir” languages belonging to the East Iranian group of Indo-European. A total of around 72,000 Wakhi speakers live in the border areas of four countries: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and China. This study focuses on the Wakhi spoken in Tajikistan, which for a long time was unwritten. READ MORE

  4. 4. A study of European, Persian and Arabic loans in standard Sorani

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jafar Hasanpoor; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; borrowing; purification; language contact; standard Sorani Kurdish; Mukri dialect; norm conflict; Silemani dialect; modernisation; standardisation; nationalism; Språkvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; Iranian Languages; Iranska språk;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines processes of lexical borrowing in the Sorani standard of the Kurdish language, spoken in Iraq, Iran, and the Kurdish diaspora. Borrowing, a form of language contact, occurs on all levels of language structure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deciphering the Meaning of Revealed Law : The Sur´shian Paradigm in Shi’i Epistemology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ashk Dahlén; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; Islam; Shi’i; Iran; sharīʿat; fiqh; uṣūl al-fiqh; ikhtilāf; qabḍwa basṭ; Surūsh; Jawādī-Āmulī; Mujtahid-Shabistarī; Rūmī; epistemology; hermeneutics; history of philosophy and science; postmodernism; modernity; mysticism; relativism; interpretation; Språkvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This study analyses the major intellectual positions in the philosophical debate on Islamic law that is occuring in contemporary Iran. As the characteristic features of traditional epistemic considerations have a direct bearing on the modern development of Islamic legal thought, the contemporary positions are initially set against the established normative repertory of Islamic tradition. READ MORE