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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 48 avhandlingar innehållade ordet adjectives.

  1. 1. "Den dyrkade Lasse och stackars lilla Lotta" : en syntaktisk-semantisk studie av personbeskrivande adjektiv och adverb i populära ungdomsböcker

    Författare :Birgitta Hene; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; characterizations of persons; popular books for children and adolescents; traditional sex role patterns; adjectives; adverbs; participles; attributive adjectives; predicative adjectives; adverbials; semantic fields; Barn- och ungdomslitteratur; genusaspekter; Pojkböcker; Flickböcker;

    Sammanfattning : The main aim of this study is to examine how characterizations of persons in books for children and adolescents relate to traditional sex role patterns and to determine if there is any difference in this respect between books for girls and books for boys as well as between popular books and quality books.Eight books for girls, eight books for boys, and four books for both girls and boys are examined. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Swedish Dimensional Adjectives

    Författare :Anna Vogel; Staffan Hellberg; Lena Ekberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; dimensional adjectives; semantics; cognitive linguistics; Swedish; spatial; antonymy; prototype theory; polysemy; corpus-based; elicitation test; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study is to give a thorough and detailed account and analysis of the semantics of twelve Swedish dimensional adjectives: hög ’high/tall’, låg ’low’, bred ’broad/wide’, smal ’narrow’ vid ’broad’, trång ’narrow’, tjock ’thick’, tunn ’thin’, djup ’deep’, grund ’narrow’, lång ’long’ and kort ’short’. Focus has been placed on their spatial, non-metaphorical sense. LÄS MER

  3. 3. ”Completely Headless”. Modification of adjectives in Swedish advanced learners' English

    Författare :Viktoria Börjesson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Swedish advanced learners; written English; spoken English; degree modification; adjectives; modifiers; reinforcers; attenuators; collocation; learner corpora; learner English; formal register; informal speech; genre awareness; academic writing; comparative study; contrastive interlanguage analysis;

    Sammanfattning : This is a corpus-based, empirical study, which investigates Swedish advanced learners’ written and spoken English with regard to modification of adjectives, both reinforcing (e.g. totally different, very nice) and attenuating (e.g. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Antonyms in Context : A Corpus-Based Semantic Analysis of Swedish Descriptive Adjectives

    Författare :Caroline Willners; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Scandinavian languages and literature; WordNet; semantic frameword; semantic network; sentential co-occurrence; semantic range; adjectives; antnoymy; lexical semantics; corpus-based methods; Lexicology; Lexikologi; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Sammanfattning : How are antonym relations acquired? What types of lexical information can be extracted from corpora and how? How can this information be encoded in a lexicon? The work in this book was developed within the framework of WordNet. A further elaborated lexical model is suggested, as well as methods for implementing it. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Adverbs : A typological study of a disputed category

    Författare :Pernilla Hallonsten Halling; Bernhard Wälchli; Tomas Riad; Martin Haspelmath; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; adverbs; adjectives; parts of speech; prototypes; categorization; modification; constructions; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : The notion adverb is often treated as encompassing leftover items in a class that shows little consistency both within and ​across languages. Adverbs are less frequent than other parts of speech cross-linguistically, they seldom inflect, and they are rarely used as a source for derivation to other categories. LÄS MER