Search for dissertations about: "Papuan languages"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Papuan languages.

  1. 1. Topics in the grammar of Kuot, a non-Austronesian language of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

    Author : Eva Lindström; William McGregor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Deskriptiv grammatik; papuanska språk; kuot; descriptive linguistics; descriptive grammar; Papuan languages; New Ireland; Papua New Guinea; Papua nya guinea; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; Linguistics; Lingvistik; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi; General Linguistics; allmän språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis describes certain areas in the grammar of the little-known Kuot language, spoken by some 1,500 people in New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea. Kuot is an isolate, and is the only non-Austronesian (Papuan) language of that province. The analyses presented here are based on original data from 18 months of linguistic fieldwork. READ MORE

  2. 2. A grammar of Kalamang : The Papuan language of the Karas Islands

    Author : Eline Visser; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Papuan languages; linguistics; language; syntax; semantics; phonology; morphology; language documentation; descriptive linguistics; Indonesia;

    Abstract : This thesis is a grammar of Kalamang, a Papuan language of western New Guinea in the east of Indonesia. It is spoken by around 130 people on the biggest of the Karas Islands. This grammar is based on 11 months of fieldwork. READ MORE

  3. 3. Having head and showing knowledge : language shift, Christianity and notions of self in a Papua New Guinean village

    Author : Don Kulick; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socialantropologi; Etnografi; Papua; Nya Guinea;

    Abstract : In the swampy jungles of northern Papua New Guinea lies an isolated little villagepopulated by about 100 people called Gapun. The majority of the villagers of Gapun are biormultilingual, but their mother tongue is a vernacular language which they call Taiap. READ MORE