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  • Definiteness Subcategorized in Discourse: Lakhota ku 

    Rood, David S. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    In Lakhota texts we find two definite articles, one of which regularly occurs only in discourse contexts. This one, ku, usually means `the aforementioned' or `the past', but it does not always occur when those meanings are ...
  • Notes on Yurok Derivation 

    Proulx, Paul (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    Yurok verb stems consist of one or two roots, often a medial suffix, and usually one or more final suffixes. When there are two roots the second is deverbal. Some roots are followed by postradical extensions. A medial ...
  • Slavey Expressive Terms: Synchronic Evidence for Diachronic Change 

    Pepper, Mary (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    Slavey, an Athapaskan language, has a rich expressive vocabulary which exhibits many of the traits discussed in Mithun (1982), but which violates the syllable structure constraints of the language. These syllable structure ...
  • The Semantics of 'Come,' 'Go,' and 'Arrive' in Otomanguean Languages 

    Macaulay, Monica (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    Kuiper and Merrifield (1975) have analyzed Diuxi Mixtec verbs of motion and arrival in terms of the notions "Base," "one-way," and "round trip." This paper compares their analysis with Speck and Pickett's (1976) work on ...
  • Velar Palatalizations in Dakota 

    Lungstrum, Richard W. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
  • Shifting Deictic Centers in the Hualapai Demonstrative System 

    Howe, Mary (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    The Hualapai demonstrative system is an interesting example of the way speakers of different languages use language to orient themselves in space. Various analyses of this complex six-morpheme system have been suggested. ...
  • Internally Headed Relative Clauses in Choctaw 

    Broadwell, George A. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
  • On Predicting Voiceless Vowels in Comanche 

    Armagost, James L. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    Comanche voiceless vowels have been analyzed by some authors as phonemic, by others as predictable. This paper reviews the controversy and concludes that voiceless vowels are largely, but not entirely, predictable. Included ...
  • Peirce's Concept of the Index: The Need for a Fourth Sign 

    Woolley, Dale E. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine C.S. Peirce's concept of the indexical sign, to show that it is inadequate to account for the 'indexical' properties of language, and to propose a modification of that concept. After ...
  • How Well Can Japanese ESL Students Draw Inferences from English Sentences? 

    Tomioka, Taeko (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    One of the skills ESL (English as a Second Language) students must learn is the ability to draw inferences from English sentences. This study compares the ability of Japanese ESL students and that of native speakers of ...
  • An Analysis of Igbo Proverbs and Idioms 

    Okolo, Bertram A. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
    This paper looks at Igbo proverbs and idioms in the light of the existing linguistic theories. It tries to show that application of the current linguistic theories in the interpretation of Igbo proverbs and idioms will be ...
  • One way Talking: My Greek Motherese 

    Pareskevas-Shepard, Cornelia (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
  • Greek Mismatches Or Why the subject does not always accord with the verb 

    Pareskevas-Shepard, Cornelia (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)
  • Lexicalization of Event Types in Japanese And the Semantics of -te iru* 

    Nara, Hiroshi (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1985-01-01)

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