Search for dissertations about: "phonological phrase"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words phonological phrase.

  1. 1. Towards a discourse-based model of English sentence intonation

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Merle Horne; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; intonation; discourse; text-to-speech; information focus; pitch; F0; grammatical functions; coreference; prominence; baseline; phonological grid; F0 range; declination; contrastive prominence; syntactic parallelism; phonological phrase; rhythm rule; sentence stress; constrative stress; Raddoppiamento Sintattico; Monosyllabic Destressing; intonational phrase; speech chunk; speech synthesis;

    Abstract : English non-expressive, declarative sentence intonation is examined in a discourse context. A rule system, geared to a text-to-speech context is developed which assigns sentence prominences related to information focus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Second language acquisition in 6- to 8-year-old native Spanish-speaking children : ERP studies of phonological awareness, semantics, and syntax

    University dissertation from Oregon : University of Oregon

    Author : Annika Andersson; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ERP; L2; language development; Semantics; phonological awareness; syntax; children 3-8 years of age ; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Most people in the world and about a fifth of all school-aged Americans speak at least two languages. Nevertheless, little is known about second language (L2) processing in development, even though language proficiency is strongly related to success in almost all domains. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. A Grammatical Description of Dameli

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Emil Perder; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; lingvistik; Dameli; Damiabaasha; grammatical description; descriptive grammar; grammar; Dardic; Hindu Kush languages; Indo-Aryan; dml;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to provide a grammatical description of Dameli (ISO-639-3: dml), an Indo-Aryan language spoken by approximately 5 000 people in the Domel Valley in Chitral in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in the North-West of Pakistan. Dameli is a left-branching SOV language with considerable morphological complexity, particularly in the verb, and a complicated system of argument marking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Finite verbs in Ngarla (Pama-Nyungan, Ngayarta)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Torbjörn Westerlund; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ngarla; Pama-Nyungan; Ngayarta; Aboriginal Australians; grammar; verb; morphology; syntax; tense; aspect; mood; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a description of finite verbs in the moribund Australian language Ngarla (Pama-Nyungan, Ngayarta). Ngarla has previously been spoken in the Pilbara region of northwestern Western Australia, and all the linguistic material used in the thesis has the late Ngarla elder Alexander (Nyapiri) Brown as its source. READ MORE