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- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00
This book - the first of its kind on any language family of the Indian subcontinent - treats the typology of the verb in the Munda language family. It presents details of the verb morphology in each Munda language, including systems of agreement, tense/aspect/mood categories, noun incorporation, auxiliary verbs, negation, and transitivity. An exhaustive... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 144.99
This book argues a fresh theory about the structure of tone. Bao investigates a wide range of tone sandhi data from various Chinese dialects and other Asian tone languages, providing empirical support for his proposal that tone is a formal entity which consists of register and contour. Bao establishes a clear typological distinction between register... more...
- 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 7.95
Making Out in Vietnamese is a fun, accessible and thorough Vietnamese phrase book and guide to the Vietnamese language as it's really spoken. Anh dien cuong vi em! Chung ta gap lai sau duoc khong? -(I'm crazy about you! Can we meet again?) Answer this correctly in Vietnamese and you may be going on a hot date. Incorrectly, and you could be... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 164.99
Austronesian is the largest language family on earth: Some 1300 languages, 20% of the world's total, are spoken by 270 million people in a region that extends from Easter Island in the Pacific 10,000 miles west to Madagascar off the coast of Africa. Many of the languages in this diverse and linguistically rich region are undocumented and in imminent... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18
The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Vietnamese. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444101898) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444101881). more...
- Milkweed Editions 2011; US$ 18.00
The poems in Black Dog, Black Night highlight an aspect of Vietnamese verse previously unfamiliar to American readers: its remarkable contemporary voices. Celebrating Vietnam?s diverse and thriving literary culture, the poems collected here combine elements of French Romanticism, Russian Expressionism, American Modernism, and native folk stories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 450.00
With more than 6,000 key word entries, the "English-Spoken Khmer Dictionary" has the distinctive feature of presenting Khmer words in an all-new easily grasped Romanized writing system. Incorporating phrases is essential for tourists, business travellers, scholars and long term Cambodia residents who wish to become more familiar with a country poised... more...