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  • Acoustic Characteristics of Arabic Pharyngeal and Pharyngealized Consonants 

    Boxberger, Linda (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    Spectrographic data were examined in order to find an acoustic correlate for the classification of "emphatic" in traditional Arabic phonology. It was found that an emphatic consonant affects the steady state and transition ...
  • The History of Nigerian Linguistics A Preliminary Survey 

    Okolo, Bertram A. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    The scientific study of a language may be divided, on the simplest analysis, into two parts: first, the collection of words to form a vocabulary or a dictionary; second, the investigation of the ways in which words are ...
  • Discourse considerations in Genesis 1:1-2:4a 

    McLaughlin, John E. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    Traditional, word-for-word translations of the Priestly Source's creation hymn have led to misrepresentations of the primary emphases of the text. An analysis of the event line as determined by the use of the waw conversive ...
  • On the Nature of Pre-Literate Spelling Ability 

    O'Grady, William D.; Gibbons, Diana E. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    In this paper, we examine the nature of spelling ability in adults, relating this type of representational competence to aspects of phonological and cognitive development as well as to schooling. The phenomenon of pre-literate ...
  • Incorporation in Muskogean 

    Booker, Karen M. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    Each modern Muskogean language contains a number of verbal prefixes, many of which are cognate across the languages. A good number of these, however, reconstruct as independent roots rather than affixes. This incorporation ...
  • On Movement Constraints 

    Oh, Choon-Kyu (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    This is an attempt to explain and justify some transformational constraints that are more often than not treated as syntactic conditions. There is a whole range of data that is not accounted for by Ross' original formulation ...
  • On Palatalization as a Phonetic Process 

    Rankin, Robert L. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    The process usually labeled palatization of dentals or velars, which results in alveopalatal affricates in many languages, is seen to be the result of two separate phonetic developments, (1) change in place of articulation ...
  • The Semantic Structure of Verbal Reduplication: A Case Study of Reduplication in Amharic, Hindi, Malay, Salish and Siroi 

    Idris, Abdul Aziz (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    The aim of this paper is to investigate the various semantic properties of verbal reduplication in five languages, namely: Amharic, Hindi, Malay, Salish Dialects and Siroi using Chafe's model as proposed and developed in ...
  • Sex and Gender in Natural Language 

    Percival, W. Keith (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1981-01-01)
    The topic of this paper is the relation between a real-world category (sex) and a linguistic category (gender). In the first part, the gender system of Indo-European languages is discussed. Then the gender-system in a ...

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