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The Handbook of Austroasiatic Languages (2 vols)

Author: Paul Sidwell

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004283572

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1358

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This Handbook presents the typology, classification and historical reconstruction of this important language family of South and Southeast Asia. The work includes 21 grammar sketches presenting each branch, plus extensive overview chapters.
The Handbook of Austroasiatic Languages (2 vols)
Language: en
Pages: 1358
Authors: Paul Sidwell, Mathias Jenny
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-08 - Publisher: BRILL

This Handbook presents the typology, classification and historical reconstruction of this important language family of South and Southeast Asia. The work includes 21 grammar sketches presenting each branch, plus extensive overview chapters.
The Languages and Linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia
Language: en
Pages: 983
Authors: Paul Sidwell, Mathias Jenny
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-23 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The handbook will offer a survey of the field of linguistics in the early 21st century for the Southeast Asian Linguistic Area. The last half century has seen a great increase in work on language contact, work in genetic, theoretical, and descriptive linguistics, and since the 1990s especially documentation of
Advances in Munda Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Shailendra Mohan
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-02 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This edited volume on Munda linguistics makes an important contribution in terms of analysing and demonstrating key issues such as Proto-Munda reconstruction, migration of Munda language speakers, and synchronic linguistic issues in Munda languages spoken in India. The contributions here reflect the diverse range of scholarship on Munda languages which
Malaysia's Original People
Language: en
Pages: 536
Authors: Kirk Endicott
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-27 - Publisher: NUS Press

The Malay-language term for the indigenous minority peoples of Peninsular Malaysia, “Orang Asli”, covers at least 19 culturally and linguistically distinct subgroups. This volume is a comprehensive survey of current understandings of Malaysia’s Orang Asli communities (including contributions from scholars within the Orang Asli community), looking at language, archaeology, history,
Austroasiatic Syntax in Areal and Diachronic Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Kirk Endicott
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-14 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume elevates historical morpho-syntax to a research priority in the field of Southeast Asian language history, transcending the traditional focus on phonology and lexicon. The eleven chapters reflect work by 13 leading researchers in Austroasiatic language studies.