A Micro-Typological Study of Shina : A Hindu Kush Language Cluster
In this thesis, 9 Indo-Aryan languages which have previously been classified as Shina languages were analyzed. A cognate analysis of basic vocabulary was conducted, in order to explore the relatedn…
Language Preferences on Websites and in Google Searches for Human Health and Food Information
- MedicineJournal of medical Internet research
Based on the strong preference for searching the Internet for health information in the local language, indigenous language, or immigrant language of origin, global and domestic health and food agencies should continue their efforts to translate their institutional websites into more languages.
Morpho-Phonological Analysis of the Hasawi Possessive Adjective
The formation of the Hasawi first-person possessive adjective (FPPA) is seen by most people as a distinctive or marked feature for Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). This study aimed at investigating the…
Investigating Lexical Variation in British Sign Language in Leeds
- LinguisticsLifespans and Styles
This research investigates lexical variation in British Sign Language (BSL) in Leeds, and the extent to which variation in signs for the numbers one to twenty correlate to signer age. Previous…
Gamified EFL Instruction : An Overview of the Most Recent Research Trends
This paper provides an overview of six gamified learning environments that were developed for teaching English as a foreign language (EFL). The tools were reported upon in publications that appeared…
Building Large-Vocabulary ASR Systems for Languages Without Any Audio Training Data
- Computer Science, LinguisticsINTERSPEECH
This paper presents a way to build an ASR system system for a language even in the absence of any audio training data in that language at all, by simply re-using an existing acoustic model from a phonologically similar language, without any kind of modification or adaptation towards the target language.
" Everyone Brings Their Grain of Salt " : Designing for Low-Literate Parental Engagement with Children ’ s Literacy in Côte d ’ Ivoire
Significant research has demonstrated the crucial role that parents play in supporting the development of children’s literacy, but in contexts where adults may lack sufficient literacy in the target…
Levenshtein Distances Fail to Identify Language Relationships Accurately
- Computer ScienceCL
The performance of the Levenshtein distance for classifying languages by subsampling three language subsets from a large database of Austronesian languages shows poor performance, suggesting the need for more linguistically nuanced methods for automated language classification tasks.
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THE admirable volume referred to below1 forms the first portion of a systematic account of the American Indian languages. It has been in preparation for many years, and has grown out of an attempt to…
Australian Languages: Their Nature and Development
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