Essays about: "gawri"

Found 4 essays containing the word gawri.

  1. 1. Distance and visibility in Gawri demonstratives

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Noa Lange; [2017]
    Keywords : Demonstratives; exophora; invisible; accessibility; Gawri; Hindukush Indo-Aryan; Pakistan; Demonstrativor; exofor; osynlig; tillgänglighet; gawri; Hindukush-indoariska; Pakistan;

    Abstract : This is a study of demonstratives in Gawri [ISO 639-3: gwc] (Hindukush Indo-Aryan, HKIA), based on field data collected in Islamabad, Pakistan during the winter of 2016–2017. Previous studies of HKIA languages report systems of third-person pronouns with a three-way demonstrative contrast – two terms distinguishing between proximal and distal referents, and one used with accessible referents out of sight. READ MORE

  2. 2. Discourse Markers in Dardic Languages : Palula ba and ta in a comparative perspective

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Erik Svärd; [2014]
    Keywords : Dardic; Indo-Aryan; Chitral; Palula; Dameli; discourse; topic; conjunctions; Shina; Kohistani; dardiska; indoariska; Chitral; palula; dameli; diskurs; topik; konjunktioner; shina; kohistani;

    Abstract : The present study investigates discourse markers in Dardic languages (Indo-Aryan; Pakistan), focusing on the discourse markers ba and ta in Palula in comparison with other languages of the region, particularly Dameli in which two markers with the same form and similar functions have been observed. The results showed that Palula ba functions as a topic-marker, in addition to other functions, whereas ta only signals subsequence, except in an adversative construction ta. READ MORE

  3. 3. From left to right and back again : The distribution of dependent clauses in the Hindukush

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Hanna Rönnqvist; [2014]
    Keywords : Hindukush; Dardic; Gawri; Palula; Gilgiti Shina; Kalasha; dependent clauses; adverbial clauses; complement clauses; Hindukush; dardiska språk; gawri; palula; gilgiti shina; kalasha; underordnande satser; adverbiella bisatser; nominalsatser;

    Abstract : In complex clause constructions, the dependent clause can either precede or succeed the main clause. In a study on a selection of Indo-Aryan languages spoken on the Indian subcontinent (Hook 1987), a gradual transition between pre- and postposing languages was found, when moving from the southeast to the northwest in the area. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tense and aspect systems in Dardic languages : A comparative study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Hanna Rönnqvist; [2013]
    Keywords : Tense; aspect; Dardic; Indo-Aryan; comparative study; Khowar; Palula; Gawri;

    Abstract : The languages belonging to the group commonly known as the “Dardic languages” are on some levels insufficiently researched and have barely been subject to any comparative research on their finer grammatical structures, such as their tense and aspect systems. This comparative study analyses three Dardic languages spoken in the central Dardic speaking area (Khowar, Gawri, Palula) in view of their tense and aspect system, to find out how similar the languages are in this respect. READ MORE