Search for dissertations about: "diphthongs"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word diphthongs.

  1. 1. Richard Hodges's The English primrose (1644) : a study of the strong-stressed vowels and diphthongs with some regard to A special help to orthographie (1643), The plainest directions (1649), Most plain directions for true-writing (1653)

    Author : Torkel Nöjd; Stockholms universitet; []
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  2. 2. The Vowel Systems of Five Iranian Balochi Dialects

    Author : Farideh Okati; Åke Viberg; Carina Jahani; Pétur Helgason; Jan-Olof Svantesson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Balochi; Persian; Iranian Balochi dialects; vowel system; Common Balochi; fronting; diphthongization; nasalization; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : The vowel systems of five selected Iranian Balochi dialects are investigated in this study, which is the first work to apply empirical acoustic analysis to a large body of recorded data on the vowel inventories of different Balochi dialects spoken in Iran. The selected dialects are spoken in the five regions of Sistan (SI), Saravan (SA), Khash (KH), Iranshahr (IR), and Chabahar (CH) located in the province Sistan and Baluchestan in southeast Iran. READ MORE

  3. 3. That voice sounds familiar : factors in speaker recognition

    Author : Erik J. Eriksson; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Christopher Darwin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; speaker recognition; accent; emotions; hearing; spectral moments; formant transitions; dialect; Cognitive science; 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

  4. 4. Monosyllabic Circumflexion in Lithuanian

    Author : Yoko Yamazaki; Jenny Larsson; Peteris Vanags; Thomas Olander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical linguistics; comparative linguistics; Monosyllabic Circumflexion; Lithuanian; Lithuanian 3rd person future forms; root noun; preposition; adverb; pronoun; Baltio-Slavic accentology; Baltic Languages; baltiska språk;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis examines a phenomenon known as Monosyllabic Circumflexion (MC, hereafter) from a historical linguistics / phonological point of view. MC denotes a Lithuanian or Balto-Slavic phenomenon according to which long vowels and diphthongs in monosyllabic words exhibit a circumflex tone instead of the expected acute tone. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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