Search for dissertations about: "syntax grammar"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words syntax grammar.

  1. 1. Differential object marking in South Saami

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : David Kroik; Mikael Vinka; Christian Waldmann; Kristin Melum Eide; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; South Saami; Saami; Object Position; Saami Grammar; South Saami Grammar; Differential Object Marking; Generative Grammar; Syntax; Semantics; Morphology; Grammar; sydsamiska; samiska; sydsamisk grammatik; samisk grammatik; objektsposition; differentiell objektsmarkering; generativ grammatik; syntax; semantik; morfologi; grammatik; språkvetenskap; language studies;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis investigates the case and the syntactic position of the direct object in South Saami. The focus is on plural direct objects, which have Differential Object Marking, a phenomenon in which the case alternates between different types of direct objects. READ MORE

  2. 2. A grammar of Jahai

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Chinese; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; expressives; argument; agreement; syntax; modality; Aktionsart; aspect; nominalisation; unitisation; reduplication; cliticisation; affixation; derivational morphology; prestopped nasals; phonology; vowel nasality; Malaysia; endangered languages; Austroasiatic; Mon-Khmer; Jahai; Aslian; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : Jahai, a language belonging to the Aslian branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by a group of about 1,000 hunter-gatherers in the montane rainforests of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Drawing on linguistic data collected in the field, the present dissertation is a study of the grammar of Jahai. READ MORE

  3. 3. User Defined Syntax

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Annika Aasa; [1992]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; distfix operators; user s view; conctype; algorithms; syntax; datatype construction; programming;

    Abstract : This thesis describes two examples of user defined syntax. The first, and most thoroughly investigated, is a new datatype construction, the conctype, the elements of which have a very flexible syntax. READ MORE

  4. 4. Case in Icelandic : A Synchronic, Diachronic and Comparative Approach

    University dissertation from Scandinavian Languages

    Author : Johanna Barddal; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian languages and literature; Development of th; Scandinavian Linguistics; Spoken vs. Written Icelandic; Usage-based Model; Construction Grammar; Borrowings; Neologism; Type Frequency; Productivity; Argument Structure; Thematic Roles; Syntactic functions; Icelandic; Morphological Case; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the question of what the function of morphological case is in Icelandic. The working hypotheses of this book is that morphological case is a multifunctional category. READ MORE

  5. 5. V1 Declaratives in Spoken Swedish : Syntax, Information Structure, and Prosodic Pattern

    University dissertation from Institutionen för nordiska språk, Lunds universitet

    Author : Maria Mörnsjö; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian languages and literature; spoken language; perception test; dynamicity; downstep; F0 slope; focal accent; narrative; discourse; topic; cohesion; V2; V1; prosody; information structure; declarative; Spec-CP; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Abstract : The topic of the present thesis is V1 declaratives in spoken Swedish. Such constructions constitute an interesting object for research due to the fact that Swedish is a V2 language where V1 word order is grammaticalized for yes/no questions. Hitherto we have lacked a thorough study of the phenomenon. READ MORE