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Edited by Christopher I. Beckwith
While providing unique and detailed information on early Tibeto-Burman languages and their contact and relationship to other languages, this book at the same time sets out to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European model.
This description of Sunwar, spoken in eastern Nepal, offers an overview of the language, the culture of its speakers, a collection of glossed texts and a glossary; and it shows how suffix conjugations developed as the result of language contact.
This highly readable book is the first comprehensive reference grammar of the Lepcha language of Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong. This grammar explains the structure of the language, its sound system and salient features, and includes a lexicon and cultural history.
Gerard Jacobus Tolsma
This book is the first description of Kulung, a complex-pronominalising Kiranti (Tibeto-Burman) language spoken in eastern Nepal. This grammar of Kulung is an exhaustive reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology, and linguistic theory.
Jean Robert Opgenort
This is the first description of the complex-pronominalising (endangered) language of the Jero Rai, one of the Kiranti tribes of eastern Nepal. The book also contains a historical comparative study of the Kiranti languages. An exhaustive reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language ...
Jean Robert Opgenort
An exhaustive reference work for Wambule/Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology, linguistic theory and Wambule society and culture, and as such indispensable for any linguistic and anthropological library.
Erik E. Andvik
Edited by George L. van Driem
The subseries Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region edited by George van Driem, forming part of Brill's Tibetan Studies Library, features comprehensive grammars, documentation, and dictionaries of languages from the Himalayas and surrounding tracts. Essential information on hitherto ...
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