Search for dissertations about: "markedness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word markedness.

  1. 1. A parametric grammar of Seediq

    Author : Arthur Holmer; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Austronesian; Atayalic; Formosan; Seediq; Sediq; subject-focus; Taiwan; Linguistics; Lingvistik; template; autosegmental phonology; morphophonology; markedness; morphology; word order; parametric variation; Case-theory; syntax; GB theory; voice; agreement; parameters;

    Abstract : Seediq is an Austronesian language spoken in Taiwan. It has several characteristics which are typologically unusual but typical for Austronesian languages. VOS word order, subject-focus (i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. The transience of American Swedish

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Staffan Klintborg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transfer; pragmatic markers; nonce-borrowing; markedness; language loss; language death; language attrition; language alternation; divergence; convergence; continuum; contact linguistics; codeswitching; avoidance; American Swedish; automaticity; triggering; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish "Dom säjer de - do - dopey Swedes - but I tell you that - dom e inte så dopia" Avhandlingen beskriver språket som talas av den sista generationen svenska utvandrare till Nordamerika. Inflytandet från engelskan gör sig gällande på olika sätt, t.ex. READ MORE

  3. 3. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Magnus Levin; Växjö universitet.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English; agreement; concord; collective nouns; language variation; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; conceptualization; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Kollektiva substantiv definieras som substantiv som trots att de är singulara till formen betecknar en grupp av individer och som kan uppträda tillsammans med singulara och plurala verb och pronomina ('it'/'they'). Avhandlingen beskriver variation i kongruens vid kollektiva substantiv i amerikansk, brittisk och australiensisk engelska. READ MORE

  4. 4. Source Language of Lexical Transfer in Multilingual Learners A Mixed Methods Approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Hannah Neuser; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multilingualism; third language acquisition; lexical transfer; crosslinguistic influence; modal differences; proficiency; recency; exposure; psychotypology; L2 status; transferability; markedness; lexical organization; activation; lexical access; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The study reported in this thesis investigates the source language of lexical transfer in multilingual learners using a mixed methods approach. Previous research has shown that the source language of crosslinguistic influence can be related to factors such as proficiency, recency/exposure, psychotypology, the L2 status, and item-specific transferability. READ MORE

  5. 5. English Colour Terms in Context

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anders Steinvall; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; basic colour terms; elaborate colour terms; cognitive linguistics; metonymy; domain; context; markedness; figurative meaning; type modification; classifying function; vantage; reference point; attribute; entrenchment; radial category; corpus; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : This thesis examines usage of English colour terms in context, based on an extensive computerised text corpus, the Bank of English. It describes the ways in which English colour terms may be used to refer to nuances outside their normal area of designation and to attributes outside the colour domain. READ MORE