Search for dissertations about: "cognates"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word cognates.

  1. 1. Aramaic Loanwords in Neo-Assyrian 900–600 B.C

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University

    Author : Zack Cherry; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Neo-Assyrian; Aramaic loanwords; language contact; etymology; cognates; ghost word; Semitic languages; source word; Assyriology; Assyriologi;

    Abstract : This study aimed at identifying and analyzing Aramaic loanwords in Neo-Assyrian for the period 900–600 B.C. As two Semitic languages, Neo-Assyrian and Aramaic are sibling-descendants of a postulated common ancestor, Proto-Semitic. The study provides information about the contact between the two languages and about the people who spoke them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bilingual lexical processing in single word production Swedish learners of Spanish and the effects of L2 immersion

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulrika Serrander; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The bilingual lexicon; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : Bilingual speakers cannot suppress activation from their dominant language while naming pictures in a foreign and less dominant language. Previous research has revealed that this cross-langauge activation is manifested through phonological facilitation, semantic interference and between language competition. READ MORE

  3. 3. The element -stow in the history of English

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mikael Cederlöf; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The present study deals with words ending in -stow throughout the history of English. The OE element-stow derives from the IG root *st(h)au-o, which is the extended form of the simple *st(h)a. In the thesis, parallel forms from a number of IG languages are given and commented on. READ MORE

  4. 4. In My Childhood : A Study of Arabic Autobiography

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Tetz Rooke; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages East Asian languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Östasiatiska språk;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyse the development of a modern form of Arabic prose literature, the autobiography of childhood, and explore its generic characteristics. The basis of this investigation is a representative corpus of Arabic autobiographies rich in childhood material published between 1929 and 1988 by twenty writers from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and Morocco. READ MORE

  5. 5. Computer support for learners of spoken English

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Rebecca Hincks; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Language technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Språkteknologi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the use of speech technology to support the process of learning the English language. It applies theories of computer-assisted language learning and second language acquisition to address the needs of beginning, intermediate and advanced students of English for specific purposes. READ MORE