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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Perhaps more than any other group of languages those of the Caucasus are famous for their enormous and difficult consonantal systems. It is by no means exceptional for one of these languages to have as many as 50 consonants, and of these languages those from the Northwest Caucasus have the largest and most complex consonantal systems. The extensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
This guide is a simple means of sharing the Chechen language and culture with speakers of English. It makes no claim to be a linguistic research tool, but is provided as a practical aid for the first steps in communication with an intentionally easy-to-use pronunciation system. This is the first time Chechen has been presented in such a way, a venture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 175.00
This is the first learner's grammar of this fascinating language to appear for many years. The Grammar presents the language in the form of dialogues and reading passages. Full attention is given to the script reproduction and recognition, pronunciation, lexis and individual points of grammar. There is a range of exercise work. The reference section... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 303.00
This dictionary offers a complete compilation and a historical-comparative reflection of the hereditary lexis of the Kartvelian (South Caucasian) language family. The dictionary contains a wealth of new lexical entries, corrections of earlier attempts and new reconstructions. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 195.00
This grammar of Modern Eastern Armenian gives a precise and explicit description of the Eastern Armenian language of the Republic of Armenia. It covers not only the normative tradition but, more importantly, also describes the colloquial language as it is used in Armenia today. With regard to methodological approach and terminology it fully meets the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 258.00
The Caucasus for its size can boast more languages than any other region on earth. Of the 40 or so native tongues Georgian is the most widely spoken (by up to 5 million, of whom 3 million are ethnic Georgians). With its own unique script, Georgian has been written since the 4th century and has a rich literature of all genres. Outside Georgia, however,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 195.00
This book explores the possibilities and limitations of pragmatic research in classical Sanskrit concentrating on linguistic politeness. The four case studies it comprises are in essence empirical, and try to accurately describe a fairly limited number of interactions between an also limited number of people. The underlying assumption is that a micro-analysis... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 136.00
This is the only study in a Western European language of an important part of the intellectual and cultural history of the Persianate world in its formative phase. Persian dictionaries (farhangs) of the Islamic era, compiled principally in India, represent a unique linguistic undertaking that has no counterpart in pre-modern Europe. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1977; US$ 158.00
Paulinus a S. Bartholomaeo?s Dissertatio historico-critica in linguam Samscrdamicam (1790) serves as an introduction to his Sidharubam , the first Sanskrit grammar published in Europe. The Dissertatio is also important for another reason: it is concerned with speculations about the nature and origin of Sanskrit and the other Indian Languages.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00
Throughout his life the Shams-ul-Ullema devoted himself to advancing the Zoroastrian Faith, not only as a priest and teacher, but also as a writer. This volume of papers is authored by an international group of scholars and covers the history, philosophy, literature and language of Persia and the Indo-Iranians. more...