Recent Submissions

  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 4, Spring 1978 

    De Guzman, Videa P.; Herbert, Robert K. (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1978-05)
    This issue is the fourth in the series of working papers published by LOGOS, the student linguistics club at The University of Calgary. The series provides a vehicle for publications by faculty members and students; these ...
  • The Greek character of Ancient Iberian inscriptions* 

    Anderson, James M (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1978-05)
    Pre-Roman, non-Celtic Iberian inscriptions, dating from the fifth to the first centuries, B.C. and written in a semi-syllabic orthography of Eastern Mediterranean origins, remain generally undeciphered. That some of the ...
  • A case for non-phonological constraints on nasal substitution 

    De Guzman, Videa P (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1978-05)
    One problem in phonology which continues to puzzle linguists in the field of Western Austronesian has to do with nasal assimilation. This seemingly simple and pervasive phonological process across languages may manifest ...
  • Phonological explanation in the theory of phonetics: the distributional frequency of half-nasal consonants 

    Herbert, Robert K (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1978-05)
    The past several years have witnessed a significant increase in the role accorded explanation within linguistic theory. There have been numerous attempts to explain linguistic phenomena on all levels of analysis by reference ...
  • Another look at Tunica vowels 

    Latimer, Richard (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1978-05)
    In several publications on Tunica, an extinct language once spoken in Louisiana, Mary Haas (1950, 1944) presents a vowel inventory which consists of seven phonemes. A close study of the morphophonemic alternations within ...
  • Ergative switching in Mabuyag 

    Roberts, Jessica Lee (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1978-05)
    It is the intent of this thesis to examine a rule of syntax in Mabuyag, a language of the Western Torres Strait, and to determine what concerning this rule (called Ergative Swtiching (ES)) is language specific and what ...
  • Comparative and typological perspectives on the reconstruction of the Indo-European "gutturals" 

    Southerland, Ronald H (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1978-05)
    In recent decades there has been a trend in Indo-European studies to place greater weight on typological considerations than on purely comparative evidence in reconstructions. The most oft-cited study in this regard is, ...