• A descriptive grammar of Yongning Na (Mosuo) 

      Lidz, Liberty A. (2010-12)
      This dissertation is a descriptive grammar of Yongning Na (Mosuo), a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in southwestern China. The theoretical approaches taken are functional syntax and the discourse-based approach to language ...
    • Discourse forms and social categorization in Cha'palaa 

      Floyd, Simeon Isaac (2010-05)
      This dissertation is an ethnographic study of race and other forms of social categorization as approached through the discourse of the indigenous Chachi people of northwestern lowland Ecuador and their Afro-descendant ...
    • Grammar and information structure of Kakataibo 

      Valle Arevalo, Daniel; 0000-0003-0943-8554
      This dissertation provides a synchronic basic grammatical description of the San Alejandro dialect of the Kakataibo language and a more in-depth study of the expression of information structure, specifically, focus and ...
    • The phonology and inflectional morphology of Cháʔknyá, Tataltepec de Valdés Chatino, a Zapotecan language 

      Sullivant, John Ryan; 0000-0002-3968-7693 (2015-05)
      This dissertation is a description of the phonology and inflectional morphology of an endangered indigenous language of Mexico stemming from a collaborative research project that places an emphasis on natural language and ...
    • Semi-automated annotation and active learning for language documentation 

      Palmer, Alexis Mary (2009-12)
      By the end of this century, half of the approximately 6000 extant languages will cease to be transmitted from one generation to the next. The field of language documentation seeks to make a record of endangered languages ...
    • Tataltepec Chatino verb classification and aspect morphology 

      Sullivant, John Ryan (2011-05)
      The verb in a Chatino language bears a value for Aspect (a grammatical category of Zapotecan verbs which indicates a bundle of aspectual and modal features), marked with a prefix, a tonal change, or both. There is a ...