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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
With almost 200 million native speakers, Bangla ranks among the top ten languages in the world in number of speakers; yet despite its status as a major world language and its rich and lengthy literary tradition, it remains under-described. Accessible to both linguists and learners, the CASL Bangla grammar offers plentiful examples with... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2012; US$ 14.31
The author and the book The deciphering of the Indus-script with recourse to the R?g-Veda shows that the Indus-culture is older than the Vedic canon that was transmitted orally. The Yoga has the same origin as it can be deduced from Indus seals and tablets with a person sitting in a yoga-posture. This is also evident through the Yoga practice of the... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2012; US$ 32.45
Die Schrifttafeln der Osterinsel, die unter dem Namen Rongorongo bekannt sind, gelten als nicht entziffert, weil die Lesung durch die Osterinsulaner Metoro und Ure Vaeiko keinen Zusammenhang ergeben oder nicht erkennbar ist, auf welche Tafeln und Zeichen sie sich beziehen. Wenn aber das Thema einer Tafel bekannt ist, werden auch die Namen der Zeichen... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 92.74
Mehr als 1000 Korrektur- und andere Hilfszeichen aus Dokumenten aus 15 vorwiegend indischen Schriftkreisen des 5.?20. Jh. werden einzeln im Werk abgebildet, beschrieben und nach ihrer Bedeutung in 13 Haupt- und 51 Unterkategorien gegliedert. In 3 Katalogabschnitten werden alle Zeichen jeweils nach Schriftkreis, Funktion und Form angeordnet, wobei letzteres... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00
South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global scale, there is as yet no recognized international forum for the exchange of ideas amongst linguists working on South Asia.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 165.00
This monograph aims to close the gap in our knowledge of the nature and pace of grammatical change during the formative period of today’s Indo-Aryan languages. During the 6th-12th c. the gradual erosion of the synthetic morphology of Old Indo-Aryan resulted ultimately in the remodelling of its syntax in the direction of the New Indo-Aryan analytic... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global scale, there is as yet no recognized international forum for the exchange of ideas amongst linguists working on South... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2011; US$ 16.04
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) is India's greatest modern poet and the most brilliant creative genius produced by the Indian Renaissance. As well as poetry, he wrote songs, stories and novels, plays, essays, memoirs and travelogues. He was both a restless innovator and a superb craftsman, and the Bengali language attained great beauty and power in... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00
Domari is an Indo-Aryan language that is now highly endangered. Its speakers were traditionally nomadic metalworkers and musicians who lived in tiny, geographically scattered and socially isolated communities throughout the Middle East. The grammar is based on conversational material recorded in Jerusalem in the mid-1990s with some of... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 173.00
Bangla (Bengali), an Eastern Indo-Aryan Language, is the national language of Bangladesh with 150 million speakers and the state language of Paschim Banga (West Bengal) in India with 90 million speakers. There are sizeable communities of Bengalis scattered all over the world. Altogether, the number of native speakers make Bangla the fifth or sixth... more...