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History of Portuguese spoken in São Paulo (Caipira project)

Grant number: 06/55944-0
Support Opportunities:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: December 01, 2006 - November 30, 2010
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Linguistics - Historical Linguistics
Principal Investigator:Ataliba Teixeira de Castilho
Grantee:Ataliba Teixeira de Castilho
Host Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Pesquisadores principais:
Clelia Candida Abreu Spinardi Jubran ; Maria Aparecida Correa Ribeiro Torres Morais ; Marilza de Oliveira
Associated scholarship(s):10/02652-7 - Womens´s trajectories: a study of discursive traditions in letters to the publisher's magazines of São Paulo, BE.PQ
10/03593-4 - Sintaticization and semanticization of the verbal periphrasis andar, continuar, ficar, viver + gerund in the history of paulista Portuguese, BP.MS
09/03019-9 - Se-constructions in magazine advertisements from São Paulo, BP.MS
+ associated scholarships 09/04333-9 - Diachronic study of prepositions: latin portuguese documents and modern Paulista Brazilian Portuguese, BP.MS
09/07797-6 - Before entering the elevator, make sure it is stopped on this floor: the grammatical change of the item "same" in the paulista Portuguese, BP.IC
07/08219-0 - The use of clitics as arguments of accusative and dative verb forms in serial publications from São Paulo city during the XIX and XX centuries, BP.IC
07/07955-5 - Diachrony of the processes that constitute the text related "assim": a new focus from gramaticalization, BP.DR
07/08281-8 - Diachrony of junction processes: a case study of "pois", BP.IC - associated scholarships


This project puts together and integrates a set of investigations on the history of Brazilian paulista Portuguese, aiming to study the formation of its linguistic varieties, paired with the formation of São Paulo society. The following areas and problems are studied: 1) Grammar and language changes; a) generative Linguistics and language changes: pronouns and prepositions; the syntax of caipira dialect; b) functionalist Linguistics and language changes: toward a multissystemic approach of prepositions, conjunctions and the sentence; c) comparisons between the paulista dialect and the Galician; 2) discourse and language variation: a) elicitation and study of the development of substandard dialect and its spreading over the territory since the 16 th century; b) elicitation and development of standard dialect; c) diachrony of text processes and discourse traditions; 3) lexicon and phonological change: lexical reconstruction of ancient Brazilian paulista Portuguese. (AU)

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