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Title:Himalayan languages : past and present
Contributor:Saxena, Anju, 1959-
Date (W3CDTF):2004
Description:"The Himalayan Languages Symposium brings together scholars working on the languages and language communities of the greater Himalayan region: north-western and north-eastern India, Nepal, Bhutan and the Tibetan Plateau, northern Burma and Sichuan, and Nuristan, Baltistan and the Burushaski-speaking area in the west." -- preface
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Extent:viii, 434 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Identifier:ISBN: 3110178419 (cloth : alk. paper)
Is Part Of:Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 149
Multiple languages
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:Berlin New York : Mouton de Gruyter
Spatial Coverage:Himalaya Mountains Region
Subject:PL3781.H575 2004
Subject (LCSH):Tibeto-Burman languages--Congresses
Himalaya Mountains Region--Languages--Congresses
Table Of Contents:Linguistic synchrony and diachrony on the roof of the world - The study of Himalayan languages / Anju Saxena -- A grammatical comparison of Shina dialects / Ruth Laila Schmidt -- Retroflex vowels and other peculiarities in the Kalasha sound system / Jan Heegård and Ida Elisabeth Mørch -- Direction and differential dative case marking in Magar / Karen Grunow-Hårsta -- Thangmi kinship terminology in comparative perspective / Mark Turin -- Hidden syntax in Belhare / Balthasar Bickel -- On the notion of sentence in Classical Tibetan / Claus Oetke -- On discourse functions of the finite verb in Kinnauri narratives / Anju Saxena -- Preverbal modifiers in Sunwar / Werner Winter - Directional prefixes in Kathmandu Newar / David Hargreaves -- Grammaticalization of deictic motion verbs in Seke / Isao Honda -- "Do" as subordinator in Tshangla / Erik Andvik -- Morphosyntactic transparency in Bantawa / Jadranka Gvozdanović -- Areal semantics - Is there such a thing? / James A. Matisoff -- Shafer's proto-West Bodish hypothesis and the formation of the Tibetan verb paradigms / Roland Bielmeier -- Newaric and Mahakiranti / George van Driem
Type (DCMI):Text


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