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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mengistu, Taddesse (Addis Ababa University, 1984-06)
    This thesis attempts to examine the syntactic structures of the noun phrase in Awngi. The paper contains three chapters including the conclusion. Chapter 1explains the background work of the thesis which involves a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Abebe, Alemayehu (Addis Ababa University, 1990-06)
    This study examines the structure of relative clauses In Chaha. As a quldellne , it employs the theory of Government and Binding of Chomsky (1981, 1982, 1986) and recent developments. The theory assumes that relative ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Zewdie, Aster (AAU, 1991-08)
    This pa per presents the ana lysis of Gumuz verb morphology. The paper consists of four par ts . The first part pr esents a brief description of the language , the people , t he review o f the lit er a ture along with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Amena, Asfaw (AAU, 1993-06)
    This study analyzes the st ructure of relative clauses (RC ' S) 1 n Gumuz. It follows the theory of Government and Binding (GB) of Chomsk y (198 1 , 1982, 1986, 1988) and other recent developments . GB assumes that ...
  • Amha, Azeb (AAU, 1993-06)
    This study gives a description and analys is of the Case system of the Basketto langu age. The realization and di stri bution of va rious Case types is investigated. Assumptions in the Gove rnment and Bi nding theory as ...
  • Hordofa, Kebede (Addis Ababa University, 1994-06)
    Wello Oromo is one of the least described dialects of the Oromo language. The thesis describes the palatalization process of alveo-dental consonants in respect with Baate (officially "Baati" ) variety ofWello Oromo. Data ...
  • 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 ...
  • Yimer, Teshome (Addis Ababa University, 1999-06)
  • Yehu Gurmu, Alema; G/Tsadik, Abebe (Phd) (AAU, 2000-01)
    This thesis attempts to investigate and explain the word-formation processes of Kistantiiiia, one of the Ethio-Semitic languages. The issues raised are nominali zation, verbalization, adj ecti vization, reduplication and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Menuta, Fekede (Addis Ababa University, 2002-05)
    Eža is one of the least studied ‘Gurage Languages’ of the Ethio-Semitic family. This study aims to provide descriptive account of its morphology. Thus, the inflection and derivation of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, ...
  • Hundie, Mekonnen (Addis Ababa University, 2002-05)
    This study is about the lexical standardization of Oromo. It examines the components of standardization in the light of Haugen’s (1966, 1969) proposal. This proposal classifies the process of standardization into four ...
  • Tekle-Michael, Kebede (Addis Ababa University, 2002-10)
    This thesis concerns the morphology of Goggot. The central theme of the study is to give a base-line description on both the inflectional and derivation properties of Goggot nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. ...

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