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Sino-Tibetan languages

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  • 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...

  • Colloquial Burmeseby San San Hnin Tun; Patrick McCormick

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Colloquial Burmese provides a step-by-step course in Burmese as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Burmese in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • The Sino-Tibetan Languagesby Randy J. LaPolla; Graham Thurgood

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 80.95

    There are more native speakers of Sino-Tibetan languages than of any other language family in the world. Records of these languages are among the oldest for any human language, and the amount of active research on them, both diachronic and synchronic, has multiplied in the last few decades. This volume includes overview articles as well as descriptions... more...

  • A Grammar of Khamby David E. Watters

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 48.00

    This is a comprehensive grammatical documentation of Kham, a previously undescribed language from west-central Nepal. more...

  • The Mongolic Languagesby Juha Janhunen

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 79.95

    Once the rulers of the largest land empire that has ever existed on earth, the historical Mongols of Chinggis Khan left a linguistic heritage which today survives in the form of more than a dozen different languages, collectively termed Mongolic. For general linguistic theory, the Mongolic languages offer interesting insights to problems of areal typology... more...

  • A Grammar of Qiangby Randy J. LaPolla; Chenglong Huang

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 293.00

    Qiang is a Tibeto-Burman language of southwest China, spoken by about 70,000 Qiang and Tibetan people in northern Sichuan Province. This book, the first book-length description of the Qiang language in English, includes not only the reference grammar, but also an ethnological overview, several fully analyzed texts (mostly traditional stories)... more...

  • A Grammar of Mongsen Aoby A.R. Coupe

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 252.00

    A Grammar of Mongsen Ao presents the first comprehensive grammatical description of a language spoken in Nagaland, north-east India. The languages of this region remain under-documented for a number of historical reasons. This book will be of value to any linguist seeking to clarify genetic relationships within the Tibeto-Burman family,... more...

  • Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 7 A Grammar of Sunwarby Dörte Borchers

    BRILL 2008; US$ 132.00

    This description of Sunwar, spoken in eastern Nepal, offers an overview of the language, the culture of its speakers, a collection of glossed texts and a glossary; and it shows how suffix conjugations developed as the result of language contact. more...

  • Sugata Saurabhaby Todd T. Lewis; Subarna Man Tuladhar

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 26.99

    The Sugata Saurabha is an epic poem that retells the story of the Buddha's life. It was published in 1947 in the Nepalese language, Newari, by Chittadhar Hridaya, one of the greatest literary figures of 20th-century Nepal. The text is remarkable for its comprehensiveness, artistry, and nuance. It covers the Buddha's life from birth to death... more...

  • Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 5 A Grammar of Lepchaby Heleen Plaisier

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    This highly readable book is the first comprehensive reference grammar of the Lepcha language of Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong. This grammar explains the structure of the language, its sound system and salient features, and includes a lexicon and cultural history. more...