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Sino-Tibetan languages

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  • Languages of the Greater Himalayan Regionby Hongkai Sun

    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...

  • Love From Both Sidesby Stephanie Riseley

    Findhorn Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    In this memoir, memorial, and celebration, Stephanie Riseley shares the deeply emotional and powerfully physical story of the continued relationship between her and her husband Dan after his sudden death. Exploring the ways in which love and forgiveness can transcend the boundaries of life and death, the book intends to change perceptions of the emotional... more...

  • Medieval Tibeto-Burman languagesby C.I. Beckwith

    BRILL 2002; US$ 82.00

    This work approaches Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics according to the classical Indo-European model. Articles are included on: Old Zhangzhung, early classical Newari, Pyu, Old Burmese and early Meithei. Glossaries of several early Tibeto-Burman languages are included. more...

  • A Grammar of Lepchaby Heleen Plaisier

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    Lepcha represents a branch unto itself within the Tibeto-Burman languages. This book acts as comprehensive grammar reference of the Lepcha language of Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong. It explains the structure of the language, its sound system and salient features, and includes a lexicon and cultural history. more...

  • Aspect in Burmeseby Nicoletta Romeo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    The book presents an overview of the aspectual system of Burmese, and it focuses on the analysis and description of the meaning and function of some aspectual markers which are among the most commonly used in the language. The analysis highlights a few important facts. Firstly, these markers, which typically follow the main verb within the verbal complex,... more...

  • Tibetanby Philip Denwood

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00

    The Tibetan language comprises a wide range of spoken and written varieties whose known history dates from the 7th century AD to the present day. Its speakers inhabit a vast area in Central Asia and the Himalayas extending into seven modern nation states, while its abundant literature includes much of vital importance to the study of Buddhism. After... more...

  • Studies in the Grammatical Tradition in Tibetby Roy Andrew Miller

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1976; US$ 158.00

    This volume reprints ? with additions and corrections ? seven papers originally published 1962?1973, on the indigenous grammars of Tibet and their linguistic tradition. Two ancient treatises commonly attributed to ?Thon-mi Sambhoṭa? are studied extensively, as well as extracts from many other Tibetan texts, with translations, commentaries, and... more...

  • Tibeto-Burman Tonologyby Alfons Weidert

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 224.00

    This monograph lays the foundation for a prosodological theory of Tibeto-Burman languages within a comparative and reconstructional framework. It is primarily based on data collections of mostly unknown languages on which the author worked for more than 10 years on several projects. This comparative study of tonology represents a significant contribution... more...

  • Componential Analysis of Lushai Phonologyby Alfons Weidert

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1975; US$ 102.00

    The aim of this essay is to present a phonological analysis of Lushai, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Mizoram province of India, in terms of componential features applying ? as mutation rules ? to the morphophonological level. An analysis of this nature becomes possible if the concepts of phonological extension systems and redundancy-free representations... more...

  • Sino-Tibetanby Paul K. Benedict

    Cambridge University Press 1972; US$ 34.00

    A comprehensive account of the Sino-Tibetan language. more...