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  • The Behavior Of Non-Terms In Shaba Swahili A Relational Approach 

    Obeidat, Hussein; Kapanga, Mwamba (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    This paper is an attempt to examine the behavior of Non-Terms in Shaba Swahili within the framework of Relational Grammar. The behavior of Non-Terms will be discussed with reference to several syntactic processes such as ...
  • Social Deixis In Sinhalese: The Pronoun System 

    Tilakaratne, Sunanda (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    Some aspects of language show a close relationship between social structure and language structure. The pronoun system in spoken Sinhalese, which encodes social relationships among the speech act participants, thus provides ...
  • The Path Containment Condition And Argument Structure 

    Stroik, Thomas S. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    This study investigates the internal structure of verb phrases (VPs). Using the Path Containment Condition as developed by May (1985) to establish relations between (quantified) arguments, this study draws two conclusions ...
  • Making Sense In ESL: A Set of Three Rhetorical Structures 

    Scott, Robert Bruce (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    This paper presents a coherent framework for syllabus design in English as a Second Language instruction. A case is given for a discourse level focus in the ESL classroom, from beginning stages of learning through advanced ...
  • A Relic of Proto-Siouan *ro/no 'one' in Mississippi Valley Siouan 

    Rankin, Robert L. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
  • A Transitional Orthography For Northern Canadian Native Languages 

    Proulx, Paul (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    A phonemic orthography poses serious problems for students from oral cultures, in part due to the very structure of such orthographies and in part due to negative transference from English spelling habits. A syllabic ...
  • Diphthongization, Syllable Structure, And The Feature [High] In HMU 

    Mills, Carl; Strecker, David (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    Examination of syllable structure in the Hmongic language, Hmu, leads us to posit two rules with the following properties: (1) vowel assimilation to a following consonant, (2) vowel assimilation to a preceding consonant ...
  • In The Social Register: Pronoun Choice in Norwegian and English 

    Mills, Carl (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    Choice of second-person pronouns can shed light on the intersection of language, personality, and culture. In modern Norway a change has occurred in little more than a generation through which the polite forms De, Dem/Dykk, ...
  • Lexical Functional Grammar Analysis Of Korean Complex Predicates 

    Kim, Hee-Seob (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    The structure of complementation in complex predicates in Korean has attracted configurational analysis, specially TG and GB. This paper discusses some problems of those approaches and clarifies the non-con figurationality ...
  • The Study of Minority Languages in China 

    He, Zili (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    The study of minority languages in the People's Republic of China, in the form of governmental organized research since the 1950s, has resulted in the recent publication of over fifty descriptive grammars. Some practical ...
  • Prefix oni- in Yoruba 

    Folarin, Antonia Y. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    [discussion of the class maintaining prefix one- in the Yoruba language]
  • On Predicting the Glottal Stop in Hualapai 

    Folarin, Antonia Y. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    Without providing substantial evidence, many Hualapai analysts have posited the glottal stop as one of the phonemes of the language. In this paper, I will argue that the glottal stop is for the most part predictable. ...
  • Correlations Between the Three Level Tones 

    Deepadung, Sujaritlak (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the correlation between individual level tones and vowel duration in Standard Thai. Gandour (1977:60) states that the pitch value of the three relatively level tones in Thai is ...
  • A Kinetic Approach to Understanding Communication and Context in Japanese 

    Bruch, Julie (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1988-01-01)
    The successful decoding of a linguistic message requires knowledge of a particular grammar, but it is becoming increasingly clear that contextual and cultural cues also play an important role in understanding utterances ...

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