A Grammar of the Great Andamanese Language

An Ethnolinguistic Study

Anvita Abbi, Jawaharlal Nehru University

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€114,00
$148.00
ISBN13: 
9789004235274
E-ISBN: 
9789004246126
Publication Year: 
2013
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxviii, 304 pp.
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ISSN: 
1877-4083
Volume: 
4

Seino van Breugel, Thammasat University

Seino van Breugel’s Grammar of Atong provides a deep and thorough coverage and grammatical analysis of all major areas of the language, making this book of great interest and value to general linguists and typologists as well as area specialists.
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258921
Publication date: 
January 2014

Sebastian Nordhoff, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

Sri Lanka Malay shows extreme language contact: Malay phonology and lexicon are squared with clearly Indian morphosyntax and semantics. Historical, anthropological, typological and structural approaches shed light on the complex genesis and rapid evolution of this language.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234130
Publication date: 
November 2012

Edited by Harold F. Schiffman, University of Pennsylvania

The contribution of this collection of articles is to construct an updated picture of languages and language policy in and around Afghanistan, and give potential language learners a clearer picture of what kinds of resources exist, and what is still needed. The book was co-edited by Brian Spooner...
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201453
Publication date: 
December 2011

John Peterson, University of Leipzig

The present study is an extensive description of Kharia, a member of the southern branch of the Munda family, spoken in central-eastern India. It covers virtually all areas of the grammar, including phonology, morphology, syntax as well as a detailed discussion of the lexicon.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187207
Publication date: 
December 2010