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  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 8, Fall 1982 

    Jehn, Richard Douglas (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1982-09)
    With sincere apologies for further unforeseen delays, we belatedly present the eighth in the series of working papers published by LOGOS, the Student Linguistics Society at the University of Calgary. These papers represent ...
  • Saussure's "Cours de Linguistique Générale" 

    Allen, Derek (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1982-09)
    The "Cours de linguistique générale" was my first introduction to linguistics. It struck me then as a peculiar mixture of obvious truisms and obscure jargons. So I put it on an inaccessible shelf, and, fifteen years later, ...
  • Hispano-Celtic languages 

    Anderson, James M (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1982-09)
    Celtic documentation from Spain dates back to the second century B.C., predating the Ogham funerary inscriptions of Ireland by about four hundred years. They were inscribed sometimes in the Roman alphabet, sometimes in ...
  • The focus constituent as subject of identificational sentences* 

    De Guzman, Videa P (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1982-09)
    Identificational or cleft sentences in Tagalog, as in other Philippine languages, have the structure of an equational sentence in which the two NP constituents are both marked with the particle ang. This structure has been ...
  • Manichaean elements in the Turkic Brâhmî 

    Hitch, Douglas A (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1982-09)
    When a script suited to one language is used to write a second, there are often new linguistic features which require some orthographic innovation to be adequately rendered. New signs or devices may be invented outright, ...
  • A predicational approach to topicalization and clefting 

    Moir, Marilyn (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1982-09)
    In this study I shall deal with topicalized and cleft constructions. Topicalized and cleft sentences are very similar in form and serve a similar function--to focus attention on some item. The main purpose in analysing ...
  • Mauritian Creole revisited: some inferences drawn from the study of a sample of Mauritian Creole data* 

    Sayers, Coral (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1982-09)
    "Possibly all change processes partake of the characteristics of creolization, with the particular historical circumstances making the crucial, but essentially quantitative, difference." (Hoenigswald 1971:479). If Hoenigswald's ...
  • Use of argot among Calgary punk rockers 

    Warne, Janis (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1982-09)
    The use of argot by a specific group helps to keep them separate from society as a whole. Because only specific words are different or used differently, it is possible to see, through the use of argot, how language changes ...