Search for dissertations about: "descriptive grammar"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words descriptive grammar.

  1. 1. A grammar of Jahai

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    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. A Grammatical Description of Dameli

    Author : Emil Perder; Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm; Eva Lindström; Elena Bashir; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dameli; Damiabaasha; grammatical description; descriptive grammar; grammar; Dardic; Hindu Kush languages; Indo-Aryan; dml; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to provide a grammatical description of Dameli (ISO-639-3: dml), an Indo-Aryan language spoken by approximately 5 000 people in the Domel Valley in Chitral in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in the North-West of Pakistan. Dameli is a left-branching SOV language with considerable morphological complexity, particularly in the verb, and a complicated system of argument marking. READ MORE

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

    Author : Eva Lindström; William McGregor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. A Grammar of Lalo

    Author : Susanna Björverud; Kinesiska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; minority languages; Philology; descriptive linguistics; Sino-Tibetan; Tibeto-Burman; Lolo-Burmese; Burmese-Lolo; Central Yipho; Burmese-Yipho; Western Yi; Lalo; Språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis is a descriptive reference grammar of the present-day Lalo language as spoken in Longjie township in Yunnan province of Southwestern China. It constitutes a presentation of empirical data collected during field work in Longjie township, and includes as survey of the phonology, morphology and syntax of the language. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a grammar of spoken South Saami

    Author : Richard Kowalik; Ljuba Veselinova; Henrik Liljegren; Matti Miestamo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; South Saami; Saamic languages; grammar; phonology; morphology; syntax; language description; language documentation; fieldwork; heritage language; minority language; Åarjelsaemien gïele; grammatihke; Sydsamiska; samiska språk; grammatik; Sørsamisk; grammatikk; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis is a grammatical description of South Saami, a Uralic language traditionally spoken in central Sweden and Norway. South Saami has today around 500 speakers, many of whom live far from each other. The language has the status of an official language in Norway and is an officially recognized minority language in Sweden. READ MORE