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  • The Obviative Suffix -ni- In Algonquian 

    Gathercole, Geoffrey (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    The obviative category in Algonquian languages serves to disambiguate subject and object nominals in transitive relations where both have third person animate referents. It has been claimed (Dunnigan, O'Malley & Schwartz ...
  • Speech Act Theory And The Problem Of Meaning 

    Genova, A. C. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    After clarifying how recent theories of meaning share a similar philosophical orientation, I specify the current version of the central problem of meaning and then invoke a four-stage dialectical scheme exhibiting recent ...
  • A Fiberoptic Study Of Stop Production In Maithili 

    Yadav, Ramawatar (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    A fiber optic study was made to investigate the temporal course and width of the glottis during the production of four types of Maithili stops in initial, medial and final positions. The results show that the voiced-voiceless ...
  • The Acquisition Of More And Less: A Critical Review 

    Gathercole, V. C. Mueller (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
  • Regression, Surface Constraints And The Acquisition Of Mid Vowels 

    Unknown author (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    Few studies in the phonological development of child speech have focused on the acquisition of vowels. The present paper will deal with the development of the mid vowel categories of one English speaking child. The realization ...
  • Comparison Of Static Form And Dynamic action As The Basis Of Children's Early Word Extensions 

    Casby, Michael W. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    Nonsense forms with nonsense labels were utilized in a match to sample task to observe whether children's word extensions are based on static form characteristics or on functional action characteristics. The stimuli consisted ...
  • Vowel Harmony, Natural Phonology And The Problems Of Borrowing 

    Yavas, Mehmet (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    The analysis of borrowing has created problems for any phonological theory proposed so far. In recent years a new phonological school, Natural Phonology, has claimed to offer a solution to these problems.
  • A Socio-Linguistic Inquiry Into Language Change: Alsatian, A Case Study 

    Hessini, Marguerite (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    Alternating French and German dominance, and concomitant differing language policies, have determined the sociolinguistic position of Alsatian, a German dialect, spoken in Eastern France. Subjected to policies aimed at ...
  • On The Production Of Comparative Structures In Child Speech 

    Gathercole, V. C. Mueller (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    Two children's spontaneous utterances containing the comparative structure are examined for their semantic content. Many comparatives are found to encode the notion 'A has property X,' and this use is often found in reference ...
  • Order of Acquisition of Spanish Grammatical Morphemses: Comparison to English and Some Cross-linguistic Methodological Problems 

    Vivas, Dolores M. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
  • Child And Adult Verb C Categories 

    Schaefer, Ronald P. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
  • Attributive And Referential Uses Of Basic Syntactic Constituents 1 

    Godden, Kurt (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    Donnellan's distinction between attributive and referential uses of definite descriptions is extended to include Lewis' basic categories. The distinction as applied to sentences is brought out by investigating the consequences ...
  • The Turkish Aorist 

    Yavas, Feryal (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    This paper argues that the aorist of Turkish reflects aspect/mood rather than tense; it has two important semantic functions: a) it marks volition, b) it characterizes what is the typical, normal or inherent quality of an ...
  • Tense Logic And Tense And Aspect In English 

    Bryan, Bob (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    Problems encountered in interpreting a standard tense logic with tense operators P and F as a model for natural language are discussed. A formal system is presented which eliminates some of these problems of interpretation.
  • Theoretical Implications Of The Great Menominee Vowel Shift 

    Miner, Kenneth L. (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    I attempt here to detail some of the historical phonology of Menominee, a Central Algonquian language, in a tentative effort to fill in the bare outlines hinted at in Bloomfield 1924 and 1939. The central topic is the ...
  • In Defense Of Concrete Explanations 

    Yavas, Mehmet (University of Kansas. Linguisitcs Graduate Student Association, 1979-01-01)
    In recent years we have witnessed conflicting proposals in the field of phonology with regard to descriptive and explanatory power of various theories. Especially significant is the controversy involving abstract versus ...

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