Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region

Edited by George L. van Driem, University of Bern

Series Type: 
Sub Series
ISSN: 
1568-6183
Volume: 
5

Mark W. Post, with contributing assistance from Dugbang Lipir and Yankee Modi

Tangam is a critically endangered Trans-Himalayan language spoken by 150 hilltribespeople in the Far Eastern Himalaya. This work presents a cultural, historical and grammatical introduction to the Tangam language, a trilingual lexicon in Tangam, English and Minyong, and analysed texts.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004344327
Expected: 
May 2017
€116,00
$134.00

by Gwendolyn Hyslop (University of Sydney).

A grammar of Kurtöp presents the phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics of Kurtöp, a Tibeto-Burman language of northeastern Bhutan. When possible, data are presented in a comparative light, lending insight into the development of phenomena such as tonogenesis and nominalizations.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292505
E-ISBN: 
9789004328747
Publication date: 
February 2017
€135,00
$162.00

Nicolas Schorer, University of Bern

In The Dura Language: Grammar & Phylogeny Nicolas Schorer provides the definite descriptive account of this poorly documented language of Nepal and investigates the phonology, nominal and verbal morphology, lexical and syntactic properties as well as the phylogeny of Dura.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325609
E-ISBN: 
9789004326408
Publication date: 
August 2016
€133,00
$160.00

Marielle Prins, independent scholar

In A Grammar of rGyalrong Marielle Prins describes the phonology, morphology and syntax of the Jiǎomùzú dialects, a variety of the under-researched and threatened rGyalrongic languages of West Sichuan in China.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324565
E-ISBN: 
9789004325630
Publication date: 
November 2016
€197,00
$236.00

Jiāng Lì, Shandong University

In A Grammar of Guìqióng, Jiāng Lì describes the phonology, verbal and nominal morphology, and syntax of the hitherto undocumented Tibeto-Burman language.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292093
E-ISBN: 
9789004293045
Publication date: 
May 2015
€167,00
$213.00

Picus Sizhi Ding, University of Hong Kong

In A Grammar of Prinmi Picus Ding provides the first in-depth description of a Tibeto-Burman language spoken by the Pǔmǐ Nationality and the Zàng Nationality in southwest China. Prinmi is closely related to the extinct language of Tangut.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277823
E-ISBN: 
9789004279773
Publication date: 
June 2014
€153,00
$184.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232020
E-ISBN: 
9789004233454
Publication date: 
June 2012
€183,00
$221.00

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
5/12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004194489
E-ISBN: 
9789004216532
Publication date: 
April 2011
€128,00
$155.00

Anton Lustig

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
5/11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184893
E-ISBN: 
9789004190160
Publication date: 
September 2010
€291,00
$352.00

Erik E. Andvik

Series: 
Volume: 
5/10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178274
E-ISBN: 
9789047440628
Publication date: 
May 2010
€148,00
$177.00

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