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  • Die chinesische Schriftby Thomas O. Höllmann

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Die chinesische Schrift fasziniert durch ihre Fremdheit, ihr Alter und ihre Schönheit. Thomas Höllmann erklärt, wie sie entstanden ist, wie die Zeichen aufgebaut sind und wie man diese liest. Er erläutert, warum sich Chinesen unter Umständen besser schriftlich als mündlich verständigen können und welche Rolle chinesische Zeichen in Japan und Korea... more...

  • Alyawarr to English Dictionaryby Jenny Green

    IAD Press 1992; US$ 23.45

    The centre of Alyawarr country lies about 200 kilometres to the north-east of Alice Springs, a land of spinifex sandhills, mulga plains and low rocky outcrops crossed by the Sandover and Bundey Rivers. The language of the Alyawarr people is now recorded in this landmark dictionary, the first ever published of an Arandic language. It contains over 4,500... more...

  • The Turkic Languagesby Lars Johanson; Éva Ágnes Csató Johanson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 80.95

    The Turkic Languages examines the modern languages within this wide-ranging language family and gives an historical overview of their development.The first part covers generalities, providing an introduction to the grammatical traditions, subgrouping and writing systems of this language family. The latter part of the book focuses on descriptions... more...

  • Classical Telugu Poetryby Velcheru Narayana Rao; David Shulman

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    This groundbreaking anthology opens a window on a thousand years of classical poetry in Telugu, the mellifluous language of Andhra Pradesh in southern India. The classical tradition in Telugu is one of the richest yet least explored of all South Asian literatures. This authoritative volume, the first anthology of classical Telugu poetry in English,... more...

  • Korean: An Essential Grammarby Young-Key Kim-Renaud

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Korean: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of standard Korean. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear, jargon-free explanations and sets out the complexities of Korean in short, readable sections. Key features include: clear explanations... more...

  • Korean For Dummiesby Jungwook Hong; Wang Lee

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Start speaking Korean the fun and easy way with Korean For Dummies , a no-nonsense guide to Korean culture and the basics of Korean language. Pick up basic phrases and commonly used words so that you can converse with Koreans in both business and personal situations. You’ll learn Korean for everyday life and task-specific expressions for Korean... more...

  • Acquisition of Word Order in Chinese as a Foreign Languageby Wenying Jiang

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    In this book, linguistic achievements of word order studies in Chinese have been applied to Chinese second language acquisition research. By analyzing a great number of word order errors made by learners of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL), this book has developed a method for describing and explaining Chinese word order errors. With this... more...

  • Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 9 A Grammar of Anongby Hongkai Sun; Guangkun Liu; Fengxiang Li; Ela Thurgood; Graham Thurgood

    BRILL 2009; US$ 154.00

    A work that will be of interest to those interested in typology, language history, and contact induced change, this book documents the radical restructuring of Anong over the last 40 years under intense contact with Lisu. more...

  • Thinking Chinese Translationby Valerie Pellatt; Eric T. Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Thinking Chinese Translation is a practical and comprehensive course for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Chinese. Thinking Chinese Translation explores the ways in which memory, general knowledge, and creativity (summed up as ?schema?) contribute to the linguistic ability necessary to create a good translation. The course... more...

  • Chinese Language(s)by Maria Kurpaska

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    The book uncovers the role The Great Dictionary of Modern Chinese Dialects plays in analyzing the spectrum of linguistic differentiation in China. The author starts by sketching the development and current state of Chinese dialectology and dialectal research. She then provides an analysis of the Dictionary and of the kind of information... more...