Search for dissertations about: "illative singular"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words illative singular.

  1. 1. The effects of planned change on Estonian morphology

    Author : Virve Raag; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Finno-Ugric languages - general; Estonian; language change; language planning; morphology; synthetic forms; analytic forms; illative singular; plural formation; superlative; Johannes Aavik; Finsk-ugriska språk - allmänt; Finno-Ugric languages; Finsk-ugriska språk; Finno-Ugric Languages; finsk-ugriska språk;

    Abstract : This work is a contribution to the fascinating and highly controversial issue of language planning, i.e. intentional human intervention in language change. Language planning, as any intentional alteration of language, is always interconnected with questions of natural development and change in language. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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