Sökning: "semantic change"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 62 avhandlingar innehållade orden semantic change.

  1. 1. Sparsamkeit und Geiz, Grosszügigkeit und Verschwendung : ethische Konzepte im Spiegel der Sprache

    Författare :Anita Malmqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Semantic analysis; semantic field; ethical concept; cognitive semantics; variation; expressivity; semantic change; contrastive corpus analysis; frequency; metaphorical concept; métonymie concept;

    Sammanfattning : The object of this study is to analyse the lexemes and phraseological units that constitute the semantic fields employed in naming four abstract domains, greed, thrift, generosity, and extra­vagance that make up the ethical concept in German. On the assump­tion that ideas are accessible to us through the lexicalised items of a language, recent theories in the field of semantic analysis and conceptualisation were applied to the source material. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Man, en och du : Generiska pronomen i svenskans historia

    Författare :Sanna Skärlund; Svenska; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; generic pronouns; language change; grammaticalization; subjectification; Swedish; man; en; du; Old Swedish; semantic change; syntactic change; generic pronouns; language change; grammaticalization; subjectification; Swedish; man; en; du; Old Swedish; semantic change; syntactic change;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines the development of three generic pronouns in the history of the Swedish language, from the year of ca. 1225 until today. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Lieber Gott, mach mich fromm ... : Zum Wort und Konzept “fromm” im Wandel der Zeit

    Författare :Kirsten Krull; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; German language; semantic analysis; historical semantics; semantic change; ethical concept; cognitive semantics; metaphorical concept; stereotypes; expressivity; contrastive corpus analysis; pluralistic method; semantic field; frequency; Tyska; German language; Tyska språket; tyska; German;

    Sammanfattning : Based on current research in historical and cognitive linguistics this thesis examines the German semantic field (), partly contrasting it with its Swedish correspondent . Starting at the time of Old High German the analysis follows the historical development of word and concept, exploring how attitudes to the Christian religion are verbalised in different ages. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Triangulating Perspectives on Lexical Replacement : From Predictive Statistical Models to Descriptive Color Linguistics

    Författare :Susanne Vejdemo; Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm; Bernhard Wälchli; Majid Asifa; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; semantics; lexical typology; semantic typology; historical linguistics; historical semantics; lexical replacement; lexical change; rate of lexical replacement; color; regression models; Swedish; English; German; Danish; Norwegian; Icelandic; method triangulation; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to investigate lexical replacement processes from several complementary perspectives. It does so through three studies, each with a different scope and time depth. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Language contact and structural change : An Old Finnish case study

    Författare :Merlijn De Smit; Erling Wande; Kaisa Häkkinen; Raimo Anttila; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Finnish; historical linguistics; language contact; Whitehead; Finnish language; Finska språket;

    Sammanfattning : The object of this study is to shed new light on both the influence exerted on Finnish by the Swedish language, and on the mechanisms by which language contact in structural domains takes place. It is argued that syntactic borrowing should be regarded as a subtype of reanalysis and extension rather than as an independent mechanism. LÄS MER