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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00
The impressive selection of languages and linguistic topics dealt with in this book underlines the diversity of the Tibeto-Burman languages in Central and South Asia and highlights their place within present-day linguistic research. For the first time emphasis is put on the study of the many different Tibetan dialects spoken from Pakistan... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
The Himalaya and surrounding regions are amongst the world's most linguistically diverse places. Of an estimated 600 languages, few are researched in depth and many virtually undocumented. This volume brings together new work on under-researched Himalayan languages with investigations into the complexities of the area's linguistic history,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book is based on the Khapalu and Skardu dialects of Balti, a member of the Tibeto-Burman family, spoken in Baltistan. The work is distinguished by its phonetic acuity, particularly important in the case of Balti, whose importance to the Tibeto-Burman and Sino-Tibetan comparatists is its close phonetic relationship to the Tibetan script. This book... more...