Essays about: "Indo-Aryan languages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words Indo-Aryan languages.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Kinship terminology in the greater Hindu Kush

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Jane Ogawa; [2018]
    Keywords : Kinship terms; Hindu Kush; areal semantics; lexical typology;

    Abstract : This is a study of the kinship terminology used for one’s parents and their siblings in the languages in the greater Hindu Kush area (GHK). GHK stretches over the mountainous borderlands of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, China and India and homes a range of various languages from six different genera, Indo-Aryan, Iranian, Nuristani, Turkic, Tibeto-Burman, and the language isolate Burushaski. READ MORE