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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.... 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...
- 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95
Vietnamese in a Flash: Volume I is an excellent new Vietnamese language learning resource for beginning students. With a full range of features to help beginners and intermediate learners, these Vietnamese flash cards are an excellent learning tool for anyone who wants to learn Vietnamese vocabulary and master the Vietnamese language. Containing... 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...