Search for dissertations about: "small-scale multilingualism"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words small-scale multilingualism.

  1. 1. Small-scale multilingualism and language contact in egalitarian foragers

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Joanne Yager; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2020-01-08]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; small-scale multilingualism; egalitarian language contact; egalitarian bilingualism; bilingual semantic interaction; crosslinguistic influence; lexical convergence; bilingual optimization strategies; Aslian; Austroasiatic; Jedek; Jahai; foragers; undiscovered languages; topological relations; caused motion events; reciprocal events; phylogenetic networks; small-scale multilingualism; egalitarian language contact; egalitarian bilingualism; bilingual semantic interaction; crosslinguistic influence; lexical convergence; bilingual optimization strategies; Aslian; Austroasiatic; Jedek; Jahai; foragers; undiscovered languages; topological relations; caused motion events; reciprocal events; phylogenetic networks;

    Abstract : Situations of multilingualism and language contact in which language varieties are small in scale and relatively equal in social status are important phenomena affecting processes of language change throughout human history. Despite this, our knowledge about the outcomes of multilingualism and language contact in this kind of setting remains limited. READ MORE