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South Asian languages

structure, convergence, and diglossia

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Diglossia (Linguistics) -- Congresses.,
    • South Asia -- Languages -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditor, Bh. Krishnamurti ; associate editors, Colin P. Masica, Anjani K. Sinha.
      SeriesMLBD series in linguistics ;, v. 3
      ContributionsKrishnamurti, Bhadriraju., Masica, Colin P., 1931-, Sinha, Anjani K., International Conference on South Asian Languages and Linguistics (2nd : 1980 : Osmania University)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPK1508 .S68 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 390 p. :
      Number of Pages390
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2360152M
      ISBN 108120800338
      LC Control Number86901553

        Book Reviews: South Asian Languages: a Handbook, edited by C. Shackle. London: School of Oriental and African Studies (Occasional Papers X, External Services Division), Pp £ Show all authorsAuthor: John Whelpton. This book focuses on the languages spoken by people of South Asian origin living in Britain and is intended to assist individuals in Britain whose work involves them with speakers of these languages. The approach taken is descriptive and practical, offering linguistic, geographic, and historical background information leading to appreciation of the languages and their by: 5.

      Studies in South Asian Linguistics: Sinhala and Other South Asian Languages by James W Gair, Barbara C Lust (Selected by) starting at $ Studies in South Asian Linguistics: Sinhala and Other South Asian Languages has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. From brooding, surrealist epics by the crafting hand of Murukami, to dark, noir thrillers between Manila and New York, to political hot potatoes that consider the state of contemporary China, this list of 10 award-winning books by Asian writers in the last 10 years is sure to have something up your alley. Ilustrado, Miguel Syjuco.

      Book Description. Expressive Morphology in the Languages of South Asia explores the intricacies of the grammars of several of the languages of the South Asian subcontinent. Specifically, the contributors to this volume examine grammatical resources for shaping elaborative, rhyming, and alliterative expressions, conveying the emotions, states, conditions, and perceptions of speakers.   asian languages & literature (COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES) Enrollment and status (open/closed) were accurate when this page was created ( am January 3, ) but may have changed since then.


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