Search for dissertations about: "endangered languages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words endangered languages.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. From Oral to Written A Text-linguistic Study of Wakhi Narratives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jaroslava Obrtelová; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Wakhi; Iranian languages; text-linguistics; oral narratives; written narratives; discourse analysis; Iranian Languages; Iranska språk;

    Abstract : Wakhi is one of the endangered “Pamir” languages belonging to the East Iranian group of Indo-European. A total of around 72,000 Wakhi speakers live in the border areas of four countries: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and China. This study focuses on the Wakhi spoken in Tajikistan, which for a long time was unwritten. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Neo-Aramaic dialect of Alqosh

    University dissertation from N/A

    Author : Eleanor Coghill; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Alqosh; Neo-Aramaic; dialectology; language documentation; endangered languages; Semitic; Aramaic; Iraq; Semitic Languages; Semitiska språk; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

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  4. 4. Quichua children and language shift in an Andean community : School, play and sibling caretaking

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Camilla Rindstedt; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quichua-spanish bilingualism; language practices; language ideology; sibling caretaking; play; gender; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Quichua-Spanish bilingualism; sibling care-taking; tvåspråkighet; Ecuador; språk och identitet; indianer; språk; barnspråk; spanska;

    Abstract : In Ecuador, there is an ongoing ethnic revitalization among indigenous peoples. Yet, in San Antonio, a 'zona roja' in the Andes, the comuneros do not speak Quichua to their children, even though the Quichua language is seen as an extremely important aspect of Indian identity. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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