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LINGUIST List 16.2086

Wed Jul 06 2005

Books: Lexicography, Kohistani Indus, Burushaski: Zoller

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, A Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani: Zoller


Message 1: A Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani: Zoller
Date: 06-Jul-2005
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: A Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani: Zoller


Title: A Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani
Subtitle: Volume I: Dictionary
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Documentation 21.1
Published: 2005
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.de/rs/bookSingle.cfm?id=IS-3110179474-1&l=E

Author: Claus Peter Zoller, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Hardback: ISBN: 3110179474 Pages: x, 507 Price: U.S. $ 193.20 Comment: for orders placed in North America
Hardback: ISBN: 3110179474 Pages: x, 507 Price: Europe EURO 138.00
Abstract:

Volume 1 of A Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani contains around
8.000 lemmata, many of which are supplemented with parallels from adjacent
dialects, from other Dardic, from Nuristani, Indo-Aryan, Iranian, Dravidian
and Munda languages, and from Burushaski. The lemmata have been, wherever
possible, provided with information about their origin, and they are
connected by numerous cross-references. Since Indus Kohistani is a pitch
accent language with complicated rules governing the behaviour of the two
pitch accents in compounding, derivation, and inflexion, the lemmata are
not only marked with their appropriate pitch accents, but the behaviour of
the accents (change of value, shift) is illustrated with a large number of
inflected forms and cross-references. And since Indus Kohistani has a rich
(and frequently irregular) inner and outer conjugation, most verbs are
provided with many finite and participle forms. In addition, the dictionary
contains two indexes (English - Indus Kohistani and Old Indo-Aryan - Indus
Kohistani), and lists with place and clan names, names of the months, etc.

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography

Subject Language(s): Burushaski (BSK)
                            Kohistani, Indus (MVY)
Language Family(ies): Dardic
                            Dravidian
                            Indo-Aryan
                            Iranian
                            Munda
                            Nuristani

Written In: English (ENG )

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