Search for dissertations about: "complex adverb"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words complex adverb.

  1. 1. A Corpus-Based Study on the Degrees of Lexicalization and Grammaticalization of Finnish Converbs

    Author : Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi; Lars-Gunnar Larsson; Raimo Raag; Fred Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Finno-Ugric languages - general; converb; non-finite verb form; lexicalization; grammaticalization; adposition; adverb; complex conjunction; deverbal adposition; prototype; frequency; Finnish; syntax; functional-typological linguistics; cognitive linguistics; newspaper language; Finsk-ugriska språk - allmänt; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finno-Ugric Languages;

    Abstract : This study attempts to define the degrees of lexicalization and grammaticalization of the Finnish converbs ending in ­Ten, ­TUA, ­TessA, ­TAkse­, ­mAllA and -mAttA. The study is based on a corpus of Finnish newspaper texts from the 1990s. The approach is fundamentally functional-typological and cognitive. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perspectives on fixedness: applied and theoretical

    Author : Jean Hudson; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; conceptualization; grammaticalization; pragmatic inferencing; reanalysis; univerbation; English language and literature; structuration; discourse; complex adverb; salience; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This thesis is about fixedness, or the process whereby orthographic words group together and congeal into fixed expressions that might subsequently reduce and become single words. The discussion focuses on three levels: realization, conceptualization, and discourse. READ MORE