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- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 280.00
Lao is the national language of Laos, and is also spoken widely in Thailand and Cambodia. It is a tone language of the Tai-Kadai family (Southwestern Tai branch). Lao is an extreme example of the isolating, analytic language type. This book is the most comprehensive grammatical description of Lao to date. It describes and analyses the important... 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
This is a userfriendly and concise Thai phrase book and guide to Thai slang and Thai curses. The Thai people love fun and laughter. They appreciate foreigners who speak their language. But how would they react to foreigners who throw insults in the Thai language and know how to make them blush at the use of direct and vulgar Thai words? This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The Routledge Language Family Series is aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates of linguistics and language, or those with an interest in historical linguistics, linguistics anthropology and language development. With close to 100 million speakers, Tai-Kadai constitutes one of the world's major language families. The Tai-Kadai Languages provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95
Edward Harold Stuart Simmonds, who died on November 9, 1994 aged 75, will be remembered as one of the few distinguished scholars who combined a knowledge of both the languages and the literatures of Thailand and Laos, and who, between 1951 and 1967 succeeded almost single-handedly in establishing the study of Tai languages, literature and culture... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95
This book is a grammar of Mangghuer, a Mongolic language spoken by approximately 25,000 people in China's northwestern Qinghai Province. Mangghuer is virtually unknown outside China, and no grammar of Mangghuer has ever been published in any language. The book's primary importance is thus as a systematic grammatical description of a little-known language.... more...
- 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...