Search for dissertations about: "dialectology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word dialectology.

  1. 1. Studies in Latvian Comparative Dialectology : —with special focus on word-final *–āj(s)/*–ēj(s) and *–āji(s)/*–ēji(s)

    Author : Aigars Kalniņš; Jenny Larsson; Peteris Vanags; Marek Majer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Baltic languages; Latvian; Lithuanian; Proto-Latvian; Proto-East Baltic; historical-comparative linguistics; Indo-European linguistics; dialectology; apocope; morphological shortening; inflectional endings; local cases; present 2nd singular; locative; Baltic Languages; baltiska språk;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four interconnected studies of various topics in the fields of Latvian dialectology and historical linguistics: (1) apocope and shortening; (2) loss of the present 2nd singular endings *?i and *??; (3) the development of the participle desinences *??jis *??jis; (4) the ??and ??stem locative singular endings. A recurrent theme is a potential loss of *j in the phonological sequences *??ji(s) *??ji(s), which were subsequently contracted to *??j(s) *??j(s). READ MORE

  2. 2. The Balochi Language of Turkmenistan : A corpus-based grammatical description

    Author : Serge Axenov; Carina Jahani; Åke Viberg; Elena Bashir; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Iranian languages; Balochi; dialectology; phonology; morphology; syntax; descriptive linguistics; sociolinguistics; unwritten languages; fieldwork; Iranian languages; Iranska språk - allmänt; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a synchronic description of the Balochi language as spoken in Turkmenistan. The dissertation consists of three main parts: sound structure, word and phraselevel morphosyntax and clause structure. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Neo-Aramaic dialect of Alqosh

    Author : Eleanor Coghill; Geoffrey Khan; University of Cambridge; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Alqosh; Neo-Aramaic; dialectology; language documentation; endangered languages; Semitic; Aramaic; Iraq; Semitic Languages; Semitiska språk; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

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  4. 4. English Place-Name Elements Relating to Boundaries

    Author : Boel Jepson; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ge mǣre; Middle English; Old English; charters; onomastics; *rān; mearc; dialectology; the West Riding of Yorkshire; Gloucestershire; hār; ; rein; *rǣn e ;

    Abstract : Place-names often reflect local, cultural, and political history. It is only natural, therefore, that words for such historically important phenomena as boundaries should form part of place-names. In England, there is a fair number of place-name elements that refer to boundaries. Some of them are treated in this thesis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sociolinguistic, comparative and historical perspectives on Scandinavian gender: With focus on Jamtlandic

    Author : Briana Van Epps; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; grammatical gender; Jamtlandic; Swedish dialects; dialectology; dialect loss; language variation and change; gender assignment; Scandinavian; gender variability; diachrony; Old Norse; Old Swedish; Swedish; Norwegian; Elfdalian;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigates gender assignment in Jamtlandic from a sociolinguistic and historical/comparative perspective. Jamtlandic is a language variety spoken in northwestern Sweden in the province of Jämtland. It maintains a three-gender system, in contrast to Standard Swedish, which has a two-gender system. READ MORE