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  • Barth, Danielle (University of Oregon, 2016-02-23)
    Function words are known to be shorter than content words. I investigate the function words BE and HAVE (with its content word homonym) and show that more reduction, operationalized as word shortening or contraction, is ...
  • Griscom, Richard (University of Oregon, 2019-09-18)
    Asimjeeg Datooga is a Southern Nilotic language spoken by approximately three thousand people in Northern Tanzania, and it is grouped together with other language varieties in the Datooga family or dialect cluster. Although ...
  • Pucilowski, Anna (University of Oregon, 2013-10-03)
    Ho, an under-documented North Munda language of India, is known for its complex verb forms. This dissertation focuses on analysis of several features of those complex verbs, using data from original fieldwork undertaken ...
  • Tribur, Zoe (University of Oregon, 2020-02-27)
    This dissertation describes the functional and structural properties of the Amdo Tibetan verb system. Amdo Tibetan (Tibetic, Trans-Himalayan) is a verb-final language, characterized by an elaborate system of post-verbal ...
  • Beavert, Virginia (University of Oregon, 2012)
    I do two things in my dissertation. One is to tell the history of academic research on my language from the perspective of a Native person who has been involved in this work as an assistant to non-Native researchers. The ...

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