Essays about: "Austronesian"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the word Austronesian.

  1. 1. Echo of the Ancients: Evolution of Song in the Avian Family Cettiidae

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Paleobiologi

    Author : Jared Goodstadt; [2022]
    Keywords : Cettiidae; song; acoustic analysis; PCA; Mahalanobis distance; phylogeny;

    Abstract : The Cettiidae, a family of primarily small, insectivorous, Asiatic and Austronesian, mountain birds have been the subject of acoustic analysis in the past. However, until this point, an in-depth review of the songs of the entire family had yet to be undertaken. READ MORE

  2. 2. So close and yet so different: Reconstructing the phonological history of three Southern New Caledonian languages

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : William Zetterberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Historical linguistics; Comparative method; Reconstruction; Sound change; Phonology; Austronesian; Oceanic; Contact linguistics; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the phonological history of three languages spoken in southern New Caledonia: Aji, Tr, and Xrc. New Caledonia is an overseas special collectivity of France, located in the Southwest Pacific Ocean, which is home to a remarkable linguistic diversity, with around 28 distinct indigenous languages varieties spoken today. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building Community with Bamboo: ”Six volcanoes” multifunctional public space in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Jeff Ranara; [2021]
    Keywords : bamboo; public space; thatch roof; community; social cohesion; Tuntungin Putho; Los Baños; Laguna; Philippines;

    Abstract : Inspired by regional Austronesian vernacular architecture, volcanic forms in the northern island of Luzon in the Philippines, and the natural geometry of the Fibonacci spiral, “Six volcanoes” is a multifunctional public space in the municipality of Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, located a stone’s throw southeast of the University of the Philippines, Los Baños campus, in the peri-urban community of Barangay (village) Tuntungin Putho.   The 3500 sqm. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rembong-Wangka : Its position among the Manggaraic languages, some formative elements and adnominal possession

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Leif Asplund; [2020]
    Keywords : Rembong-Wangka; Manggaraic; Flores; enclitics; possession; etymology; rembong-wangka; manggaraiska; Flores; enklitikor; ägande; etymologi;

    Abstract : Rembong-Wangka is an Austronesian language, which together with other little described languages, belongs to the Manggaraic subgroup of Austronesian. One aim is to present information about them, as well as other languages in the area, drawn from not readily accessible sources, including archival material, and information collected by the author in Flores. READ MORE

  5. 5. NOT YET-Constructions in the Swedish Skellefteå Dialect

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Jill Zachrisson; [2020]
    Keywords : Nondum; Phasal Polarity; speaker expectations; Westrobothnian; Swedish;

    Abstract : Expressions such as not yet, already, still and no longer belong to a category called Phasal Polarity (Phasal Polarity), and express phase, polarity and speaker expectations. In European languages, these often appear as phasal adverbs. READ MORE