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Author Andvik, Erik E

Title A grammar of Tshangla / by Erik E. Andvik
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010


Description 1 online resource (x, 488 pages)
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library. Languages of the greater Himalayan region, 1568-6183 ; v. 5/10
Brill's Tibetan studies library. Languages of the greater Himalayan region. 1568-6183
Contents List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Morpheme Glosses; Acknowdedgements; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two Phonology; Chapter Three Lexicon and Word Classes; Chapter Four Morphophonemics; Chapter Five Noun Phrase; Chapter Six The Clause, Syntactic Roles and Transitivity; Chapter Seven Case Marking; Chapter Eight Sentence, Clause and Predicate; Chapter Nine Sentence Types and Sentence Moods; Chapter Ten Finite Clauses: Tense, Aspect and Mirativity; Chapter Eleven Relative Clauses; Chapter Twelve Other Embedded Clauses; Chapter Thirteen Adverbial Clauses
Summary A Grammar of Tshangla is the first major linguistic description of Tshangla, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Bhutan, northeast India, and southwest China. Written from a functional-typological perspective, it contains a wealth of illustrative examples both from elicited data and from spontaneously generated texts. It is a truly comprehensive description, including sections on phonology, lexicon, morphophonemics, morphosyntactic structure, clause-concatenating constructions, as well as discourse-pragmatic features. The volume will be of interest to language students, and to linguists and eth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tshangla language -- Grammar
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Southeast Asian Languages.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047440628