Search for dissertations about: "dialect"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the word dialect.

  1. 1. Ingrian Finnish : dialect preservation and change

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Manja Irmeli Lehto; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Språk; Österjöfinska; Dialektologi; Finska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Finno-Ugric languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Finsk-ugriska språk;

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  2. 2. That voice sounds familiar factors in speaker recognition

    University dissertation from Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Author : Erik J. Eriksson; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Christopher Darwin; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; speaker recognition; accent; emotions; hearing; spectral moments; formant transitions; dialect; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Humans have the ability to recognize other humans by voice alone. This is important both socially and for the robustness of speech perception. This Thesis contains a set of eight studies that investigates how different factors impact on speaker recognition and how these factors can help explain how listeners perceive and evaluate speaker identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Voice Imitation : A Phonetic Study of Perceptual Illusions and Acoustic Success

    University dissertation from Umeå : Filosofi och lingvistik

    Author : Elisabeth Zetterholm; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; impersonation; Voice and speech imitation; target voice; individual voice; pitch register; voice quality; prosody; semantic information; phonology; dialect; articulatory timing; speech style; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about voice imitations, more specifically impersonation. Questions are raised about the uniqueness of a person’s voice and speech behaviour and if it is possible to get close to another speaker’s voice and speech. Four main research questions are investigated in different studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. A study of European, Persian and Arabic loans in standard Sorani

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jafar Hasanpoor; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; borrowing; purification; language contact; standard Sorani Kurdish; Mukri dialect; norm conflict; Silemani dialect; modernisation; standardisation; nationalism; Språkvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; Iranian Languages; Iranska språk;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines processes of lexical borrowing in the Sorani standard of the Kurdish language, spoken in Iraq, Iran, and the Kurdish diaspora. Borrowing, a form of language contact, occurs on all levels of language structure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Standardization and Orthography in the Balochi Language

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Carina Jahani; [1989]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Balochi; dialect; language standardization; loanwords; orthography; Arabic script; Roman script; orthographic systems; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Iranian languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Iranska språk;

    Abstract : This work deals with the process of standardization in written Balochi in Pakistan from 1950 onwards.... READ MORE