Recent Submissions

  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 10, Summer 1984 

    Grover, Cynthia; Hildebrand, Joyce; Taylor-Browne, Karen (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1984-06)
    This is the tenth in the series of working papers published by LOGOS, the Student Linguistics Society at the University of Calgary. These papers represent the current research in progress of students and faculty members ...
  • Ancient languages of Spain 

    Anderson, James M (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1984-06)
    As is well known, the Basque language of the northeast Hispanic Peninsula and the southwest corner of France has no substantiated antecedents. Similarly, ancient Iberian, a preRoman language of Mediterranean Spain and ...
  • On the place of Gascon among the Romance languages 

    Koutna, Olga (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1984-06)
    The Gascon language is spoken in southwestern France, in the region geographically limited by the Pyrenees, the Atlantic Ocean and the Garonne River (see Map 1). It has a number of peculiar linguistic features that set it ...
  • Connotations in translation: the names of animals in Alice in Wonderland as perceived by English and French speakers 

    Romney, Claude (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1984-06)
    Since Bloomfield (1933) first applied the terms denotation and connotation to the field of linguistics, it has become usual to distinguish between the denotative meaning of a word (the definition provided by a monolingual ...
  • Variable productivity: evidence from the English lax vowel constraint 

    Westby, Deanna (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1984-06)
    The productivity of the English Surface Phonetic Constraint which forbids the occurrence of a lax vowel word finally is tested by means of a number of experimental techniques, in order to ascertain whether apparent rule ...