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Title: Issues in Maithili Syntax: A Government-Binding Approach
Written By: Yogendra Prasad Yadava
URL: http://home.t-online.de/home/LINCOM.EUROPA/new1.ht
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Asian Linguistics 26
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The purpose of this study is to present a syntactic analysis of Maithili, an Indo-Aryan language of the 'Bihari' group of the eastern sub-branch , which has a long and rich heritage of written literature and is spoken in the eastern plains of Nepal (as the second majority language in terms of number of speakers, viz. approximately 12%) and also in the north-eastern region of Bihar, India, by 21 million people (Yadav, 1996). When this study was undertaken, little had been done about Indo-Aryan syntax (and, for that matter, Maithili syntax) within the GB-framework. It was, therefore, deemed quite essential to make a study of this nature with a view to examining the

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Maithili
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3895865478
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Pages: 160pp
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