Sökning: "fronting"

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  1. 1. Clefts in English and Swedish: A contrastive study of IT-clefts and WH-clefts in original texts and translations

    Författare :Mats Johansson; Engelska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Engelska språk och litteratur ; English language and literature; information structure; ground; focus; discourse topic; topic; theme; discourse; fronting; wh-clefts; it-clefts; pseudo-cleft constructions; cleft constructions; bidirectional translation corpus; translation; corpus linguistics; contrastive linguistics; Swedish; English; Scandinavian languages and literature; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates the use of cleft constructions in English and Swedish on the basis of a bidirectional translation corpus consisting of original English and Swedish texts and their translations into the other language. This design minimizes the problems inherent in corpora of original texts alone, viz. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Vowel Systems of Five Iranian Balochi Dialects

    Författare :Farideh Okati; Åke Viberg; Carina Jahani; Pétur Helgason; Jan-Olof Svantesson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Balochi; Persian; Iranian Balochi dialects; vowel system; Common Balochi; fronting; diphthongization; nasalization; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : The vowel systems of five selected Iranian Balochi dialects are investigated in this study, which is the first work to apply empirical acoustic analysis to a large body of recorded data on the vowel inventories of different Balochi dialects spoken in Iran. The selected dialects are spoken in the five regions of Sistan (SI), Saravan (SA), Khash (KH), Iranshahr (IR), and Chabahar (CH) located in the province Sistan and Baluchestan in southeast Iran. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Word Order in Övdalian : A Study in Variation and Change

    Författare :Piotr Garbacz; danska och isländska Avdelningen för svenskämnen; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Stylistic Fronting; V-to-I movement; Swedish dialects; dialect syntax; language change; variation; älvdalsmålet; Övdalian; Elfdalian; the Rich Agreement Hypothesis; negative concord;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation discusses aspects of the syntax of Övdalian, a variety spoken by ca. 2,500 people in the province of Dalecarlia in Sweden. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Oblique Subjects and Stylistic Fronting in the History of Scandinavian and English: The Role of IP-Spec

    Författare :Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson; Aarhus University; []

    Sammanfattning : The thesis discusses three morphosyntactic changes in Danish, Faroese, Norwegian, Swedish and English, namely the loss of morphological case, loss of V-to-I movement and the loss of stylistic fronting. The changes are observed on the basis of Icelandic which has kept all three characteristics. LÄS MER

  5. 5. On Preposing and Word Order Rigidity

    Författare :Asha Kiran Tickoo; Högskolan Dalarna; []
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    Sammanfattning : SOV languages are said to have less rigid word order than SVO languages because they allow scrambling. This study attempts to demonstrate that the 'freedom' of SOV languages is also expressed in the weaker functional and formal constraints on preposing in these languages compared to the constraints on preposing in verb-medial languages. LÄS MER