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  • 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...

  • Cambodianby John Haiman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 173.00

    Cambodian is in many respects a typical Southeast Asian language, whose syntax at least on first acquaintance seems to approximate that of any SVO pidgin. On closer acquaintance, however, because of the richness of its idioms, the language seems to be a forbiddingly alien form of ?Desesperanto? - a language of which one can read a page and understand... more...

  • A Grammatical Sketch of Hainan Chamby Graham Thurgood; Ela Thurgood; Li Fengxiang

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume is a grammatical sketch of Hainan Cham, an endangered tonal Austronesian language. The study focuses on three areas: social background and contact history, the grammar (including all the recorded vocabulary), and a description of the sound system (including acoustic description). The appendixes also include the wordlist of... more...

  • Die temporalen Infinitkonstruktionen im Kalmückischenby Olga Seesing

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 48.63

    Kalmückisch ist eine westmongolische Sprache, die hauptsächlich in der Republik Kalmückien (eine autonome Teilrepublik im Südwesten des europäischen Russlands) gesprochen wird. Mit ca. 160000 Muttersprachlern befindet sie sich heute in der Liste der bedrohten Sprachen der UNESCO.Das Buch behandelt aus der synchronen Perspektive die komplexen temporalen... more...

  • Tuttle Mini Vietnamese Dictionaryby Phan Van Giuong

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 8.95

    This is a completely up-to-date Vietnamese mini dictionary. Tuttle Mini Vietnamese Dictionary is ideal for any application where a handy and portable dictionary is required. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Vietnam or as a Vietnamese language study reference Mini Vietnamese Dictionary is an essential... more...

  • Armanisches Wörterbuchby Gerhard Doerfer; Michael Knüppel

    Traugott Bautz 2013; US$ 54.49

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Vorwort Anordnung des Wörterbuchs Abkürzungsverzeichnis Literaturverzeichnis Wörterbuch Sachregister more...

  • The Learner's Dictionary of Today's Indonesianby George Quinn

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 45.40

    The first genuine learner's dictionary for English-speaking students of Indonesian which, rather than being a passive reference work, actively helps the user to generate language. more...

  • Disorientationby Karl Ashoka Britto

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 38.00

    The close readings that form the core of the book are inflected by cultural and historical considerations, and informed by a range of primary documents that includes training manuals for colonial administrators, works of imperialist propaganda, tourist guidebooks and travel writing, and textbooks from Franco-Vietnamese schools. more...

  • Discursive Practices and Linguistic Meaningsby Hy V. Luong

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00

    This is a theoretically oriented study of the pragmatics of Vietnamese person reference (kinship terms, personal pronouns, naming set and status terms). Drawing upon linguistic data from a radically different non-Western society and the seminal insights of Volosinov, Bakhtin, and Leach, it offers a critical analysis of the major theoretical premises... more...

  • Vietnameseby Nguy?n Ðình-Hoà

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00

    An essential descriptive introduction to a South-East Asian language with over seventy million speakers, this book provides a conservative treatment of the phonology, lexicon and syntax of Vietnamese, with comments on semantics and history, with particular reference to writing systems, loan words and syntactic structures. All example texts are transcribed... more...