• Coordinators in Safaliba 

      Bodua-Mango, Kenneth (Master thesis, 2012)
      This study examines the Safaliba coordinators „ní‟ / „aní‟, „á‟, „ka‟, „chɛ‟ and „bíí‟ in their naturally occurring environments. Safaliba is a Gur language spoken by some 5000 -7000 people in the north-western part of ...
    • Demonstrative Determiners in Runyankore-Rukiga 

      Tayebwa, Daphine Doreen (Master thesis, 2014)
      This study examines Runyankore-Rukiga demonstrative determiners. Runyankore-Rukiga is a language spoken in the west and south western parts of Uganda. The main focus of my study is on the semantic representation of ...
    • Derimot' og 'tvert imot' - En komparativ studie av bruksbetingelsene og semantikken til diskursmarkørene 'derimot' og 'tvert imot 

      Eidsmo, Aleksander (Master thesis, 2019)
      Denne masteravhandlingen tar for seg diskursmarkørene ‘derimot’ og ‘tvert imot’. Med utgangspunkt i tidligere litteratur om ‘tvert imot’ og en helt ny undersøkelse av ‘derimot’, blir de respektive diskursmarkørenes formelle ...
    • Hva betyr 'da', da? 

      Borthen, Kaja (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      I denne artikkelen foreslår jeg en semantikk for etterhengt ‘da’ som jeg hevder dekker de aller fleste bruksmåtene for formen ‘da’ i denne posisjonen. Jeg benytter meg av det relevansteoretiske rammeverket (Sperber & Wilson ...
    • Lexical Marking of Information Structure in Dangme 

      Akortia, Prosper Teye (Master thesis, 2014)
      This thesis aims at investigating the lexical marking of information structure in Dangme. The Dangme particles nɛ, po, hu, nitsɛ, pɛ and lɛɛ were analysed through the use of minimal pair of sentences with one containing ...
    • Norwegian Bare Singulars 

      Borthen, Kaja (Doctoral thesis, 2003)
      The main question to be answered in this thesis is under what conditions bare singulars are acceptable in Norwegian. Although every native speaker of Norwegian masters the art of determining (unconsciously) when bare ...
    • Norwegian bare singulars revisited 

      Rosén, Victoria; Borthen, Kaja (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Borthen (2003) analyzed bare singulars in Norwegian. In this paper some of the claims made there are reexamined by searching in NorGramBank. The study provides new empirical support to the claims put forth in the earlier ...
    • Om det uuttalte - det relevansteoretiske implikaturbegrepet i møte med autentiske data 

      Borthen, Kaja; Berthelin, Signe Rix; Thomassen, Gøril (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      I denne artikkelen presenterer vi implikaturbegrepet, slik det forstås innenfor relevansteorien. Mens det innenfor teoretisk pragmatikk er vanlig å benytte oppkonstruerte eksempler for å illustrere implisitt kommunikasjon, ...
    • Perfect verb forms as markers evidentiality in Persian 

      Maleki, Mahboubeh (Master thesis, 2016)
      This thesis has focused on two aspects of evidentiality in Persian. The first part of the thesis consists of the findings and insights of other scholars about evidentiality and what they have claimed about evidentiality, ...
    • Pronominal høyredislokering i norsk, det er et interessant fenomen, det 

      Borthen, Kaja (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Formålet med denne artikkelen er å gjøre rede for de diskursrelaterte bruksbetingelsene til pronominal høyredislokering i norsk, altså konstruksjonen illustrert med setningen Det er interessant, det! Artikkelen tar ...
    • Semantiske og pragmatiske aspekter ved trykklett visst : 

      Borthen, Kaja; Knudsen, Cecilie Slinning (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      I denne artikkelen ser vi på betydningen til trykklett visst og viser hvordan man kan utføre korpusundersøkelser av semantiske og pragmatiske aspekter ved denne typen ikke-sannhetsfunksjonelle ord. Vi foreslår at de mange ...
    • Store spørsmål om små ord. Innledning til temanummer om pragmatiske partikler i norsk 

      Borthen, Kaja (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      I denne innledningen defineres termene pragmatisk partikkel og pragmatisk markør, og en del alminnelig antatte underkategorier av pragmatiske partikler blir kort presentert. Teksten viser til faglitteratur om norske ...
    • The Semantics and Pragmatics of Address forms in Persian 

      Mahnmoodan, Atena (Master thesis, 2013)
      In Persian, there is a tendency to use plural pronouns instead of singular pronouns in order to show respect and politeness to either the addressee or some other individual referred to (2nd or 3rd person). The choice of ...
    • The Semantics and Pragmatics of Address forms in Persian 

      Mahmoodan, Atena (Master thesis, 2013)
      In Persian, there is a tendency to use plural pronouns instead of singular pronouns in order to show respect and politeness to either the addressee or some other individual referred to (2nd or 3rd person). The choice of ...
    • The semantics and pragmatics of Norwegian sentence-internal jo 

      Berthelin, Signe Rix; Borthen, Kaja (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The paper proposes a refined analysis of the semantics and pragmatics of the Norwegian non-truth-conditional adverb jo (‘after all’, ‘of course’). According to the existing literature, jo indicates that the proposition is ...
    • The Semantics and Pragmatics of the North Slope Iñupiaq postbase niq 

      Berthelin, Signe Rix (Master thesis, 2012)
    • The Semantics and Pragmatics of Uummarmiutun Modals 

      Berthelin, Signe Rix (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:345, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      Summary of the thesis We use modal expressions to talk about permissions, obligations and desires (e.g. Peter must/may/ wants to leave) as well as how certain we are of something (e.g. It must/might/may be raining). ...
    • The use of 'kaŋa' as a specificity marker in Dagaare discourse   

      Ganaah, John (Master thesis, 2011)
      This thesis discusses the use of 'kaŋa' as a specificity marker in Dagaare discourse. The thesis also explores the status of 'kaŋa' in various syntactic positions and contexts of occurrence in utterances and the interpretations ...