Essays about: "Indo-Aryan languages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words Indo-Aryan languages.

  1. 1. A grammar sketch of Sauji : An Indo-Aryan language of Afghanistan

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Nina Knobloch; [2020]
    Keywords : Sauji; Shina; Indo-Aryan languages; Hindukush Indo-Aryan; Afghanistan; Sauji; shinaspråk; indoariska språk; Hindukush-indoariska; Afghanistan;

    Abstract : This study presents selected features in the phonology and grammar of Sauji, an Indo-Aryan language spoken in a village in the Kunar province in north-eastern Afghanistan. Sauji belongs to a cluster of (western) Shina languages - a subgroup of the Hindukush Indo-Aryan languages, which are spoken in large parts of northernmost Pakistan, north-eastern Afghanistan, and the disputed Kashmir region. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lexico-Semantic Areality in the Greater Hindu Kush : An Areal-Typological Study on Numerals and Kinship Terms

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Jacqueline Venetz; [2019]
    Keywords : Greater Hindu Kush; areal typology; lexical areality; numerals; kinship terms; Indo-Aryan; Iranian; Nuristani; Turkic; Tibeto-Burman; Burushaski;

    Abstract : The Greater Hindu Kush designates a mountainous area extending from Afghanistan over Pakistan, Tajikistan and India to the westernmost parts of China. It is home to over 50 lan- guages from six different phyla; Indo-Aryan, Iranian, Nuristani, Turkic, Tibeto-Burman and the language isolate Burushaski. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Micro-Typological Study of Shina : A Hindu Kush Language Cluster

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Nina Knobloch; [2019]
    Keywords : Micro-typology; Indo-Aryan languages; Greater Hindu Kush; Shina;

    Abstract : In this thesis, 9 Indo-Aryan languages which have previously been classified as Shina languages were analyzed. A cognate analysis of basic vocabulary was conducted, in order to explore the relatedness of the languages. READ MORE

  4. 4. A micro-typological study of Pashai varieties in Afghanistan

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Vanessa Quasnik; [2019]
    Keywords : Hindu Kush; Indo-Aryan languages; micro-typology; Pashai; Hindu Kush; Indoariska språk; microtypology; Pashai;

    Abstract : The Hindu Kush region stretches from Afghanistan over Pakistan to North India and is home to what is commonly known as the Dardic languages. The Dardic langagues are a group of Indo-Aryan languages that have in isolation and under contact developed or retained features that can not be found in Indo-Aryan languages outside the region. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Use of the Copula in Non-Copula Constructions in the Languages of South Asia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Anna Sjöberg; [2018]
    Keywords : south asia; linguistic area; typology; dravidian; munda; tibeto-burman; indo-aryan; copula;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I explore the use of copulas in non-copula constructions in the languages of South Asia to establish possible genetic and areal tendencies in the distribution. Using materials – language descriptions and data – from Grierson’s Linguistic Survey of India, I examine the phenomenon in 206 languages from four families (Munda, Dravidian, Indo-Aryan and Sino-Tibetan). READ MORE