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Comparative Kadai

Author : Jerold A. Edmondson
ISBN : UCSC:32106013855405
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Defines the linguistic range of an immense, interrelated and varied area extending from eastern India to southern China, including the southeast Asian peninsula.
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Comparative Kadai

Author : Kenneth Lee Pike
ISBN : UVA:X001710355
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Contains thirteen papers on these Kadai languages: Kam, Sui, Maonan, Mulam, Mak, Then, Ai-Cham, Be, Hlai (Li) and Lakkia.
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The Tai Kadai Languages

Author : Anthony Diller
ISBN : 9781135791155
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The Routledge Language Family Series is aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates of linguistics and language, or those with an interest in historical linguistics, linguistics anthropology and language development. With close to 100 million speakers, Tai-Kadai constitutes one of the world's major language families. The Tai-Kadai Languages provides a unique, comprehensive, single-volume tome covering much needed grammatical descriptions in the area. It presents an important overview of Thai that includes extensive cross-referencing to other sections of the volume and sign-posting to sources in the bibliography. The volume also includes much new material on Lao and other Tai-Kadai languages, several of which are described here for the first time. Much-needed and highly useful, The Tai-Kadai Languages is a key work for professionals and students in linguistics, as well as anthropologists and area studies specialists. ANTHONY V. N. DILLER is Foundation Director of the National Thai Studies Centre, at the Australian National University. JEROLD A. EDMONDSON is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Texas Arlington and a member of the Academy of Distinguished Scholars. YONGXIAN LUO is Senior Lecturer in the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne and a member of the Australian Linguistic Society.
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William J Gedney S Comparative Tai Source Book

Author : Thomas John Hudak
ISBN : 9780824865610
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This volume provides accurate and reliable data from 1,159 common cognates found in 19 dialects from the Tai language family. Originally collected by noted Tai linguist, the late William J. Gedney, the data are organized into the three branches of the Tai language family, the Southwestern, the Central, and the Northern, to facilitate comparisons among the various sound systems within the individual branches and within the Tai language family as a whole. Supplementing the cognates are phonological descriptions of each of the dialects. Included among the nineteen dialects are Siamese, White Tai, Black Tai, Shan, Lue, Yay, Saek, and dialects found at Leiping, Lungming, Pingsiang, and Ningming in China. The meticulous attention paid to consonants, vowels, and tones found in each cognate will allow for further dialect studies, for the investigation of questions concerning the tripartite division of the Tai language family, and for the continuing investigation into the reconstruction of the Proto-Tai language family and its wider genetic relationships.
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Notes On Linguistics

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Genre : Linguistics
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Languages Of Mainland Southeast Asia

Author : N.J. Enfield
ISBN : 9781501501708
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The studies in this book represent the rich, diverse and substantial research being conducted today in the linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia. The chapters cover a broad scope. Several studies address questions of language relatedness, often challenging conventional assumptions about the status of language contact as an explanatory factor in accounting for linguistic similarities. Several address the question of Mainland Southeast Asia as a linguistic area, exploring new ways to imagine and define the boundaries, and indeed the boundedness, of a Mainland Southeast Asia area. Two contributions rethink the received notion of the 'sesquisyllable' with new empirical and theoretical angles. And a set of chapters explores topics in the morphology and syntax of the region's languages, sometimes challenging orthodox assumptions and claims about what a typical language of Mainland Southeast Asia is like. Written by leading researchers in the field, and with a substantial overview of current knowledge and new directions by the volume editors N. J. Enfield and Bernard Comrie, this book will serve as an authoritative source on where the linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia is at, and where it is heading.
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Mon Khmer Studies

Author : Philip N. Jenner
ISBN : UOM:39015068877110
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Books In Print

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105002106081
Genre : American literature
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Proto Kra

Author : Weera Ostapirat
ISBN : UCAL:C3403776
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Indo European Nostratic And Beyond

Author : Irén Hegedűs
ISBN : UOM:39015048541620
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Vitalij Viktorovich Shevoroshkin: Selected PublicationsRaimo Anttila: Beating a Goddess out of the Bush?Vaclav Blazek: Indo European 'Seven?Claude Pierre Boisson: The Phonotactics of SumerianJ. C. Catford: The Myth of the Primordial ClickMadhav M. Deshpande: Panini and the Distinctive FeaturesJoseph H. Greenberg: Does Altaic Exist?Eric P. Hamp: A Far Out EquationIren Hegedis: On Grammaticalization in NostraticPramila Hemrajani: Three KissesPeter Edwin Hook: Relative Clauses in Eastern ShinaVyacheslav Vs. Ivanov: Luwian Collective and Non Collective Neutral Nouns in ?arBrian D. Joseph: Macrorelationships and Microrelationships and their RelationshipMark Kaiser: Rigor or Vigor?Whither Distant Linguistic Comparison?Leonid Kulikov: Vedic mriyate and other pseudo passives?Notes on an Accent ShiftAlexis Manaster Ramer: The Polygenesis of Western Yiddish?and the Monogenesis of YiddishKarl Heinrich Menges: Etymological Problems with Words for 'Blood? in Nostratic and Beyond.Peter A. Michalove: Altaic Evidence for Clusters in NostraticVladimir Orel: New Albanian Etymologies (Balkan Etymologies 116 145)Ilya Peiros: Macro Families?Can a Mistake Be Detected?Richard A. Rhodes: On Pronominal SystemsMerritt Ruhlen: Proto Amerind *KAPA 'Finger, Hand? and Its Origin in the Old WorldSergei A. Starostin: On the ?Consonant Splits? in JapaneseAlexander Vovin: Some Japanese Etymologies.
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