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David Holm, National Chengchi University
Illustrated with 133 maps, Mapping the Old Zhuang Character Script by David Holm, surveys the traditional character script of the Zhuang and related peoples in southern China and northern Vietnam, and discusses regional variation in relation to dialect, native chieftaincies, ritual masters, ...
Edited by Nathan W. Hill, SOAS, London
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.
Rumiko Shinzato, Georgia Institute of Technology and Leon A. Serafim.
In Synchrony and Diachrony of Okinawan and Premodern Japanese Kakari Musubi, Rumiko Shinzato and Leon A. Serafim offer reconstructions, comparative-functional analyses, and evaluations of grammaticalization-based hypotheses on kakari musubi's origin, development, and demise.
Mee-Jeong Park, University of Hawai'i
This book sets out to rationalize the meaning of Korean intonation, especially the boundary tones, illustrating a three-way relationship i.e., a specific meaning delivered by a certain type of boundary tone and a certain type of morphological marker in natural conversation data.
Wu Yingzhe and Juha Janhunen
This monograph is a grammar of Thangmi, an endangered Tibeto-Burman language spoken in central-eastern Nepal. Alongside a collection of glossed oral texts and a trilingual lexicon, an extensive ethnolinguistic introduction to the speakers and their culture is also provided.
Edited by Mark Turin and Bettina Zeisler
Himalayan Languages and Linguistics is an edited collection of new and unpublished primary research findings, some fresh from the field and others derived from comparative textual material, on the Tibeto-Burman, Indo-Aryan and Austroasiatic languages of this important and underdocumented ...
This work is a thorough and unique documentation of the conceptual universe expressed through the typologically highly interesting Zaiwa language of the Jingpo minority in China.
A Grammar of the Great Andamanese Language is a pioneering piece of work by Anvita Abbi which introduces readers to a unique world of cognition of the people who are remnants of the first migration from Africa 70,000 years before present.
This is the first comprehensive investigation of evidentials in Luchuan. Arakaki proposes that Luchuan has a grammatical evidential system, with one direct evidential and three indirect evidentials. Various cross-linguistic issues are discussed, opening new horizons for the study of evidentiality.
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