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Title: Himalayan Languages and Linguistics
Subtitle: Studies in Phonology, Semantics, Morphology and Syntax
URL: http://www.brill.nl/himalayan-languages-and-linguistics
Series Title: Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region
Description:

"Himalayan Languages and Linguistics" gathers together nine outstanding and
original contributions on the Tibeto-Burman and Indo-Aryan languages of this
important and culturally diverse mountainous area. Filling a marked gap in our
understanding of the languages of this underdocumented region, the collection
offers a snapshot of the state of the field of Himalayan language research and
linguistic comparison.

Drawing on primary fieldwork in China, India, Nepal and Pakistan, as well as on
comparative sources, the new analyses outlined in these contributions will
interest a readership of linguists, philologists, anthropologists, historians,
lexicographers and specialists in the languages and cultures of Inner and South
Asia.

Contributions cover topics as diverse as linguistic palaeontology, orthographical
standardisation, dialectology, phonology, morphology, semantics and syntax.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Morphology
Phonology
Semantics
Syntax
Anthropological Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Unclassified Indo-Aryan
Tibeto-Burman
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9004194487
ISBN-13: 9789004194489
Pages: 330
Prices: EuropeEURO 108
U.S.$ 154