Download e-book for iPad: A Grammar of Mangghuer: A Mongolic Language of China's by Keith W. Slater

By Keith W. Slater

ISBN-10: 0700714715

ISBN-13: 9780700714711

ISBN-10: 1138992011

ISBN-13: 9781138992016

This publication is a grammar of Mangghuer, a Mongolic language spoken through nearly 25,000 humans in China's northwestern Qinghai Province. Mangghuer is nearly unknown outdoors China, and no grammar of Mangghuer has ever been released in any language. The book's basic value is therefore as a scientific grammatical description of a little-known language. The publication additionally makes an important contribution to comparative Mongolic reports. as well as the synchronic description of Mangghuer, wide comparability with different Mongolic languages is incorporated, demonstrating the genetic dating of Mangghuer inside that kinfolk. during describing Mangghuer linguistic buildings, the ebook additionally examines problems with curiosity to linguistic typologists.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Grammar of Mangghuer: A Mongolic Language of China's Qinghai-Gansu Sprachbund (Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics) PDF

Similar grammar books

Get Subject Inversion in Romance and the Theory of Universal PDF

The Romance Languages rfile striking diversifications in topic observe order in numerous structures, and feature a number of regulations of their incidence. No consensus has emerged on what the paramaters are for such diversifications. This quantity doesn't try to create a consensus, yet attempts to symbolize and convey into discussion the various aspects of the controversy.

Download PDF by Tony McEnery,Richard Xiao: Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chinese

This publication is worried with cross-linguistic distinction of significant grammatical different types in English and chinese language, most vital but genetically various international languages. This genetic distinction has led to many subsidiary alterations which are, between different issues, with regards to grammar. in comparison with typologically similar languages, cross-linguistic distinction of English and chinese language is tougher but promising.

New PDF release: The Minimalist Program: The Nature and Plausibility of

The advance of the Minimalist software (MP), Noam Chomsky's most modern generative version of linguistics, has been hugely influential over the past two decades. It has had major implications not just for the behavior of linguistic research itself, but in addition for our figuring out of the prestige of linguistics as a technological know-how.

Andrew Carnie's Modern Syntax: A Coursebook PDF

This functional coursebook introduces the entire fundamentals of recent syntactic research in an easy step by step style. each one unit is developed in order that the reader discovers new rules, formulates hypotheses and practises basics. The reader is gifted with brief sections of rationalization with examples, through perform workouts.

Additional info for A Grammar of Mangghuer: A Mongolic Language of China's Qinghai-Gansu Sprachbund (Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Grammar of Mangghuer: A Mongolic Language of China's Qinghai-Gansu Sprachbund (Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics) by Keith W. Slater


by Daniel
4.4

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 14 votes