# Browse Dept. of Linguistics by Contributor "Hock, Hans Henrich"

• (2019-01-04)
Hindi has an unmarked SOV order (verb-final language), but constituents can be arranged in different orderings. While the focus of earlier studies has been on the rich set of word order variations; alternations at the ...

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• (2012-09-18)
The influence of English on German has been an ongoing subject of intense popular and academic interest in the German sphere. In order to better understand this language contact situation, this research project investigates ...

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• (1997)
Thus, identifying the discourse functions of the subordinate constructions is useful for understanding the contribution of individual grammatical constructions to textual presentation, as well as for understanding the ...

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• (2008)
The present work shows that using poetry as evidence for linguistic structure is justified by an appropriate understanding of the metrical structure and of its interaction with the poetic language. Also, Beowulf, along ...

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• (2011-08-25)
In this thesis I examine a variety of linguistic elements which involve alternative'' semantic values---a class arguably including focus, interrogatives, indefinites, and disjunctions---and the connections between these ...

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• (2007)
Spectral intensity analysis of contrasting breathy and modal vowels in Gujarati, !Xoo and languages which make use of the breathy and modal phonation type as contrastive features provide a background against which spectral ...

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• (1991)
Vedic Sanskrit, the early Indo-European language spoken by the Aryan invaders of India in the 2nd millenium B.C.E., is a language showing little if any evidence for levels of syntactic organization between that of lexical ...

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• (2003)
This dissertation is a study of the Balkan convergence area. It is also a study of Albanian dialects. The features of the Balkan convergence area which are studied are: the formation of the future, the presence or absence ...

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• (1997)
In this thesis I use a dialectological approach to linguistic convergence and areal linguistics to investigate the degree to which Indo-Aryan complementizers and quotatives can be attributed to outside influences (Persian ...

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• (2011-05-25)
The purpose of the current thesis is to develop a better understanding of the interaction between Spanish and Quichua in the Salcedo region and provide more information for the processes that might have given rise to Media ...

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• (2000)
It is found that some translators are similar in rendering the Sanskrit terms based on three factors: first, they followed their precursors' renditions; second, they lived at close periods in history; third, they came from ...

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• (1990)
Post-Homeric Greek is a language which has a high degree of freedom in the placement of words/phrases within the sentence, so much so that there have been competing claims regarding the so-called 'basic' or 'unmarked' order ...

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