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Tigrinya Applicatives in Lexical-Functional Grammar
(The University of Bergen, 2012-01-20)
The primary goal of this thesis is to describe and analyze applicative constructions in Tigrinya. An applicative construction is characterized by a verb that bears an affix for an argument that either has a semantic role ...
Språktradering i Bolsøy: En variasjonslingvistisk analyse med vektpå familietilhørighet som sosial variabel
(The University of Bergen, 2015-06-19)
The aim of this Ph.D.-project is to gain insight into the effect of family on intergenerational language variation and language transmission and to evaluate the relevance of family affiliation as a sociolinguistic variable ...
Translation-based Word Sense Disambiguation
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-09)
This thesis investigates the use of the translation-based Mirrors method (Dyvik, 2005, inter alia) for Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD) for Norwegian. Word Sense Disambiguation is the process of determining the relevant ...
Complexity in Translation. An English-Norwegian Study of Two Text Types
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-04)
The present study discusses two primary research questions. Firstly, we have tried to investigate to what extent it is possible to compute the actual translation relation found in a selection of English-Norwegian parallel ...
Pseudopartitives in Norwegian
(The University of Bergen, 2001-12-14)
The dissertation investigates Norwegian pseudopartitive constructions like 'a cup of tea', 'three kilometres of road', and 'thousands of students'. A quantifying noun or denominal quantifier in -vis denotes a quantity, ...