7.5 credits cr.
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The aim of the course is to provide in-depth theoretical and specific knowledge about the structure and historical development of the Baltic languages, their grammar, sound history and phonology.
The course consists of a detailed review of the history, grammar and phonology of the Baltic languages, as well as an in-depth analysis of certain aspects of the sound history, grammar and historical development of the Baltic languages.
The course consists of a general obligatory part and an elective part, where the student chooses a specific topic within Baltic linguistics in cooperation with the examiner.
Instruction is in the form of teacher-led classroom lessons, lectures and seminars.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
- Pietro U. Dini: Foundations of Baltic Languages, Vilnius, 2014 (Available on Athena)
- Terje Mathiassen: A short grammar of Lithuanian, Slavic Publishers, 1996
- Terje Mathiassen: A short grammar of Latvian, Slavic Publishers, 1997
- Terje Mathiassen: Tense, mood and aspect in Lithuanian and Latvian, Univ i Oslo, 1996
- William Schmalstieg: Baltic Linguistics, Pennsylvania State, 1970
- William Schmalstieg: A Lithuanian historical syntax, Slavica Publishers, 1988
- Zigmas Zinkevicius: The History of the Lithuanian Language. Vilnius, 1996
- Additional materials distributed in class.
- Elective: A number of articles/books chosen by the student in cooperation with the examiner