Search for dissertations about: "comparative linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words comparative linguistics.

  1. 1. Rhythm and Intonation in Halh Mongolian

    University dissertation from Studentlitteratur AB

    Author : Anastasia Karlsson; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Jämförande lingvistik; typology; Comparative linguistics; rhythm; prosodi; syllabification; Mongolian; Linguistics; Allmän språkvetenskap Lingvistik; Phonetics; phonology; fonologi; Fonetik; språktypologi; Finno-Ugrian and Altaic languages; Finsk-ugriska och altaiska språk;

    Abstract : This dissertation provides the first comprehensive account of the prosody of Halh (Khalkha) Mongolian as spoken in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of the Republic of Mongolia. The phonological description is based on acoustic analysis of speech data collected from nine Mongolian-speakers. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Comparative Grammar of Latin and the Sabellian Languages : The System of Case Syntax

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Linguistics and Philology

    Author : Karin Tikkanen; Gerd Haverling; Gerhard Meiser; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin; Sabellian languages; Oscan; Umbrian; Proto-Italic; case syntax; comparative linguistics; historical linguistics; Sprachbund; Stammbaum; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Classical philology Latin language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Klassiska språk Latin; latin; Latin;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a comparative grammar of the case syntax of Latin and the Sabellian languages. The Sabellian languages were a group of Indo-European languages on the Italian peninsula, attested in inscriptions approx. 650 – 50 BCE. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Per Henning Uppstad; [2005]
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Monosyllabic Circumflexion in Lithuanian

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Slavic and Baltic Studies, Finnish, Dutch, and German, Stockholm University

    Author : Yoko Yamazaki; Jenny Larsson; Peteris Vanags; Thomas Olander; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical linguistics; comparative linguistics; Monosyllabic Circumflexion; Lithuanian; Lithuanian 3rd person future forms; root noun; preposition; adverb; pronoun; Baltio-Slavic accentology; Baltic Languages; baltiska språk;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis examines a phenomenon known as Monosyllabic Circumflexion (MC, hereafter) from a historical linguistics / phonological point of view. MC denotes a Lithuanian or Balto-Slavic phenomenon according to which long vowels and diphthongs in monosyllabic words exhibit a circumflex tone instead of the expected acute tone. READ MORE

  5. 5. The History of Standard Negation in Semitic

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Linguistics and Philology

    Author : Ambjörn Sjörs; Bo Isaksson; John Huehnergard; Geoffrey Khan; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; negation; Semitic; linguistics; grammaticalization; diachrony; comparative; Akkadian; Assyrian; Babylonian; Ugaritic; Biblical Hebrew; Arabic; Phoenician; Aramaic; Sabaic; Minaic; Jibbali; Tigre; Tigrinya; Amharic; Harari; Gurage; Semitic Languages; Semitiska språk;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a synchronic description of verbal negation in over fifteen Semitic languages and a historical assessment of these expressions. The objectives are to describe the expression of standard negation in these languages, to compare these negative clauses with their affirmative counterparts as well as  expressions of non-standard negation, and to relate historically the negative expressions of different languages. READ MORE