Recent Submissions

  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 6, Spring 1980 

    Doran, Christopher J.; Gibbons, Diana E.; Jehn, Richard Douglas (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1980-05)
    This issue is the sixth in the series of working papers published by LOGOS, the Student Linguistics Society at The University of Calgary. The series provides a vehicle for faculty members and students to publish current ...
  • Questions in natural speech: problems of recognition, usage and analysis* 

    Doran, Christopher J (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1980-05)
    This paper concerns itself with certain problems in naturally occurring speech, with our intuitive knowledge of what questions are. The problems that I want to discuss are not exclusively limited to 'questions' and could ...
  • The semantics of "Tu" and "Vous" diachronic and synchronic considerations 

    Duff, Patricia A (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1980-05)
    One of the functions of language is to reveal the role relations that exist between speakers. Roles are perceived by individuals, then evaluated in order that information provided by speech acts may be appropriately ...
  • Word shortening in Snowdrift Chipewyan 

    Henry, Dave (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1980-05)
    In my fieldwork on Chipewyan in Snowdrift, N.W.T. in 1979 it became immediately apparent that variations between speakers were often extensive and that, in particular, younger speakers (roughly, under 30 years old) ...
  • Aspects of current phonological change in Snowdrift Chipewyan 

    Jehn, Richard Douglas (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1980-05)
    Dramatic sound shifts are presently occurring in Snowdrift, North West Territories Chipewyan which may provide some clues to the nature of normal phonological change in language. This paper deals with the complete shift ...
  • Particle t'a in Snowdrift Chipewyan 

    Jehn, Richard Douglas (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1980-05)
    Some problem has arisen in accurately characterizing the general nature, the morphosyntactic description, and, in particular, the function of the putative relative clause marking particle t'a in Chipewyan. This paper ...
  • Basic spelling competence in adults 

    O'Grady, William D; Gibbons, Diana E (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1980-05)
    There is virtually complete agreement among competent researchers that the development of linguistic knowledge in human beings is dependent upon the complex interplay of two factors: the learner's inborn capacities and the ...
  • Vowel harmony in Yamba 

    Scruggs, Terri R (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1980-05)
    Traditionally, when one speaks of Vowel Harmony, one thinks of, for example, Hungarian or Turkish. In such 'traditional' languages, all suffixes harmonize to the root of the word; that is, the vowels of one morpheme are ...