Search for dissertations about: "derivational morphology"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words derivational morphology.

  1. 1. A grammar of Jahai

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Chinese; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; expressives; argument; agreement; syntax; modality; Aktionsart; aspect; nominalisation; unitisation; reduplication; cliticisation; affixation; derivational morphology; prestopped nasals; phonology; vowel nasality; Malaysia; endangered languages; Austroasiatic; Mon-Khmer; Jahai; Aslian; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : Jahai, a language belonging to the Aslian branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by a group of about 1,000 hunter-gatherers in the montane rainforests of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Drawing on linguistic data collected in the field, the present dissertation is a study of the grammar of Jahai. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Ndengeleko Language of Tanzania

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Eva-Marie Ström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ndengeleko; Bantu; Tanzania; Rufiji; phonology; morphology; morpho-phonology; endangered languages; grammar; linguistic description; spirantisation; animacy; conjoint; disjoint;

    Abstract : This dissertation describes the Ndengeleko language of Tanzania, in particular the phonology and morphology in the noun and verb phrase. This Bantu language, spoken by approximately 72,000 people, has not been the subject of any previous linguistic study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Word formation in BSL

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Mary Brennan; Stockholms universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sign Language; teckenspråk;

    Abstract : This study explores the interlocking strands of productive morphology in British Sign Language (BSL), the language used by the Deaf Community in Britain. It examines how users of the language, 'signers', are able to create 'new* lexical items on a regular everyday basis. READ MORE

  4. 4. A unified account of the Old English metrical line

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Andrew Cooper; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; metrical phonology; Old English; Anglo-Saxon; syntax-phonology interface; accentual-syllabic; hypermetric; beowulf; optimality metrics; quantitative verse; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This study describes the verse design of Old English poetry in terms of modern phonological theory, developing an analysis which allows all OE verse lines to be described in terms of single metrical design.Old English poetry is typified by a single type of line of variable length, characterised by four metrical peaks. READ MORE