Search for dissertations about: "lexical structure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words lexical structure.

  1. 1. English Lexical Nominalizations in a Norwegian-Swedish Contrastive Perspective

    Author : Lene Nordrum; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lexical nominalization; grammatical metaphor; deverbal noun; argument structure; popular science; nominal style; verbal style; contrastive linguistics; English; Norwegian; Swedish;

    Abstract : The present study investigates English lexical nominalizations in terms of their syntax and semantics, and contrastively, in terms of their translations into Norwegian and Swedish. The material comprises 586 English lexical nominalizations and their Norwegian and Swedish translations collected from seven popular science texts in the English-Norwegian Parallel Corpus (ENPC) and the English-Swedidh Parallel Corpus (ESPC). READ MORE

  2. 2. Optional RHEMES and Omitted UNDERGOERS An Event Structure Approach to Implicit Objects in Swedish

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : Johanna Prytz; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; implicit objects; object omission; null objects; object drop; objectless sentences; pseudo-transitive; non-core transitive; transitivity; Swedish; event structure; argument structure; the syntax-semantic interface; Scandinavian Languages; nordiska språk;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to define the essential syntactic-semantic properties of three types of objectless sentences in present-day Swedish. The three types of objectless sentences are labeled descriptively as follows: Implicit Object Read type (IOR) with pseudo-transitive verbs like läsa ‘read’; Implicit Object Open type (IOO), which involves various sets of transitive verbs like öppna ‘open’ and bära ‘carry’; and Implicit Object Kill type (IOK), which typically involves destruction verbs like döda ‘kill’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transition-Based Natural Language Parsing with Dependency and Constituency Representations

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Johan Hall; Växjö universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Natural Language Parsing; Syntactic Parsing; Dependency Structure; Phrase Structure; Machine Learning; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science; Data- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Denna doktorsavhandling undersöker olika aspekter av automatisk syntaktisk analys av texter på naturligt språk. En parser eller syntaktisk analysator, som vi definierar den i denna avhandling, har till uppgift att skapa en syntaktisk analys för varje mening i en text på naturligt språk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Labile Verbs in English : Their Meaning, Behavior and Structure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Alan McMillion; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; labile verbs; ergative verbs; transitivity; causative; constructions; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket;

    Abstract : English has many verbs that syntactically occur in both transitive and intransitive clausal patterns. A subset of such verbs are called labile verbs, and these have a causative sense when they occur in the transitive pattern and a non-causative or inchoative sense in the intransitive pattern. READ MORE

  5. 5. Paraphrase and Rhetorical Adjustment: An Essay on Contextualism and Cohesion

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Engelska institutionen

    Author : Palle Leth; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anaphora; coherence; cohesion; context sensitivity; contextualism; discourse relations; discourse structure; paraphrase; predicate reference; presupposition; rhetorical adjustment; rhetorical relations; semantics–pragmatics interface; text structure; transcendental; translation; word meaning;

    Abstract : This thesis is dedicated to two distinct but convergent issues: the possibility of paraphrase and an account of context sensitivity on the basis of textual cohesion (or coherence). The possibility of explaining contextual specifications of meaning as a side effect of establishing textual cohesion is explored through an investigation into the nature of texts. READ MORE