Linguistics

 

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  • Desta, Zenebe (Addis Ababa University, 2003-07)
    Tä'amm¶rä Maryam is a corpus of narratives about the miracles performed by Virgin Mary. Although it is popular among the laity of the Ethiopian Tewahido Orthodox Church, after being introduced in the mid of the 15th ...
  • Leyew, Zelealem (Addis Ababa University, 2000-10)
    This study is about the sociolinguistic and grammatical description of Kemantney, an endangered Ethiopian language on the verge of extinction. To describe the replacement process of Kemantney by Amharic, three vantage ...
  • Getnet, Zelalem (Addis Ababa University, 2008-07)
    This study analyzed selection of primary school first cycle Amharic and Social Studies textbooks for grades 1–4 published in Addis Ababa Administrative Region by means of both qualitative and quantitative analysis of ...
  • Ejigu, Yitbarek (1983-06)
    The study has three main partso The first is an introduction which gives the review of literature of previous works and of the generative approacho This part also explains the purpose and scope of the study. The second ...
  • Aredo, Yenealem (Addis Ababa University, 2016-01)
    This dissertation investigated traditional dress of Arsi Oromo focusing on identification of dress types with age, gender and status. Though various research works were conducted on the history and culture of Oromo people, ...
  • Gela, Worku (Addis Ababa University, 1986-06)
    'I'eh aim of this paper is to give an account to the pho no Logy of Awngio The attempt is to detormine the number of phonemes and tonemes and their functions in the system of this language. In Chapter one, the people ...
  • Ayele, Wondimagegn (Addis Ababa University, 2008-06)
    Television has turned out to be the predominant medium of contemporary storytelling. In its brief history the making of its dramas across time is being affected and influenced by various factors. Notably social factors ...
  • Tola, Wako (Addis Ababa University, 1981-06)
    The purpose of this thesis is to present a fuller analysis of the phonology of the Mecha dialect of Oromo. The paper has six sections. In the first section the relevant liter~ture is revied in brief. The second section ...
  • Sahlu, Tiruneh (1997, 1997-05)
    This study explored eleventh grade students' difficulties in speaking and writing, and their subject teachers' concern in improving their student' deficiencies in these skills. One hundred and sixty five students and ...
  • Geza, Tiglu (Addis Ababa University, 2015-06)
    Ethiopia is endowed with various ethno-linguistic groups with their own languages. In the past, Amharic and foreign languages were given a high prestige. As a result, most people had a low esteem for other local languages. ...
  • Yimer, Teshome (Addis Ababa University, 1999-06)
  • Belay, Teshome (Addis Ababa University, 2015-04)
    This thesis describes the grammar of Khimt‟anga and provides an exhaustive analysis of its structure. Khimt‟anga is a little-documented Central Cushitic language spoken by over 199,556 native speakers in the northern ...
  • Sima., Tesfaye (Addis Ababa University, 1986-06)
    The thesis co~sists of three maior sectioDs: (i) phonemes and ~.llophones" (ii) +uLe s of phonetic .ceali'Ti ' z.am ons , an,d""'I),Lll suprasep;men' tl8. 8 In the section deal ing w it h the phOneE1.8Sand al Lophone ...
  • Abcra.., Tesfaye (Addis Ababa University, 1990-06)
    This Study eXRmines the Structure of Noun Phrase in ktstaninna in terms of the X-bar theory formulated by Jackendoff (1977) and recent developments. This approach is a recent theoretical innovation in the stage of grammar ...
  • Senbeto, Temesgen (Addis Ababa University, 2012-09)
    The study attempts to investigate the contribution of MT speakers to use and development of Kambaatissaata and then steadily progressed to assess the factors challenging the vitality and development of the language. ...
  • Negassa, Temeagen (Addis Ababa University, 1993-06)
    W.rd f.rmati.n is a ~.ce.s of cre~tin9 neww.rds fr •• existing •••••• Deriyat1.n &allc:eapeundlDt are the _st c-.n prec••••• et werd f.rm.ti.n. :In this .twly, an atteapt is .ade t. d.scri»e sueh weN f.r •• ti.n processes ...
  • Kassa, Taye (Addis Ababa University, 2012-06)
    This thesis is a study of the case system of Kafinoonoo. Its focus is on marking of core and peripheral arguments. In addition, genitive case marking and case in different constructions like NPs, pronominals and passive ...
  • Negussie, Tamrat (Addis Ababa University, 2015-03)
    For crop cultivation development in Ethiopia, recontextualizing the discourse of indigenous farming knowledge is needed. Thus, the central purpose of this thesis is, through recontextualization process, to explore the ...
  • Yassin, Taha (Addis Ababa University, 1990-06)
    This study deals with the function of focus in Oromo~ It attempts to show the different mechanisms in which focus functions are renlized. Dik (1978) developed the theory of FG with the view point of functional nature ...
  • Melaku, Tafere (Addis Ababa University, 2008-06)
    The main objective of this study was to determine the current status of pronunciation teaching in elementary schools. This was attempted by exploring the beliefs and self- efficacy teachers hold about the roles of pronunciation ...

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