Search for dissertations about: "Norwegian language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Norwegian language.

  1. 1. Language and Literacy : Some fundamental issues in research on reading and writing

    Author : Per Henning Uppstad; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Specialdidaktik; Research methodology in science; Forskningsmetodik; phoneme; Special didactics; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi; Applied and experimental psychology; språktypologi; typology; Jämförande lingvistik; Comparative linguistics; sociolingvistik; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; literacy; phonology; dyslexia; writing; written language; foreign languages teaching; Applied linguistics; fonologi; Fonetik; Phonetics; Språk- och litteraturvetenskap; Philology and literature; Filosofi; Philosophy; Språkinlärning; Language learning; reading; sociolinguistics;

    Abstract : Mainstream research on reading and writing is based on the assumption, common in modern linguistics, that spoken language is primary to written language in most important respects. Unfortunately, the conceptual framework for the study of language and 'literacy' (encompassing both reading and writing skills) is built around this assumption. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sociolinguistic, comparative and historical perspectives on Scandinavian gender: With focus on Jamtlandic

    Author : Briana Van Epps; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; grammatical gender; Jamtlandic; Swedish dialects; dialectology; dialect loss; language variation and change; gender assignment; Scandinavian; gender variability; diachrony; Old Norse; Old Swedish; Swedish; Norwegian; Elfdalian;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigates gender assignment in Jamtlandic from a sociolinguistic and historical/comparative perspective. Jamtlandic is a language variety spoken in northwestern Sweden in the province of Jämtland. It maintains a three-gender system, in contrast to Standard Swedish, which has a two-gender system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Triangulating Perspectives on Lexical Replacement : From Predictive Statistical Models to Descriptive Color Linguistics

    Author : Susanne Vejdemo; Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm; Bernhard Wälchli; Majid Asifa; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; semantics; lexical typology; semantic typology; historical linguistics; historical semantics; lexical replacement; lexical change; rate of lexical replacement; color; regression models; Swedish; English; German; Danish; Norwegian; Icelandic; method triangulation; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate lexical replacement processes from several complementary perspectives. It does so through three studies, each with a different scope and time depth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Permeable islands : A contrastive study of Swedish and English adjunct clause extractions

    Author : Christiane Müller; Svenska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; acceptability judgments; adjunct islands; coherence; filler-gap dependencies; finiteness; Swedish; syntax;

    Abstract : This dissertation is concerned with extraction from adjunct clauses in Swedish and English. The topic is of interest because adjunct clauses are traditionally considered to be strong islands for extraction across languages (the Adjunct Condition). READ MORE

  5. 5. Accounting for Culture, Language and Identity in Educational Discourses : The Case of Indigenous Sámi in Finland, Sweden and Norway

    Author : Meeri Hellstén; []
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    Abstract : This research project examines the enactment of various versions of the concept of ‘culture’ in education policy and practice. Its interest lies in how indigenous Sámi culture is manifest in three different national, linguistic and education administration sites: Finland, Sweden and Norway. READ MORE