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LINGUIST List 19.704

Mon Mar 03 2008

Diss: Lang Documentation/Typology: Post: 'A Grammar of Galo'

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Message 1: A Grammar of Galo
Date: 03-Mar-2008
From: Mark Post <m.postlatrobe.edu.au>
Subject: A Grammar of Galo
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Institution: La Trobe University
Program: Research Centre for Linguistic Typology
Dissertation Status: Completed
Degree Date: 2007

Author: Mark William Post

Dissertation Title: A Grammar of Galo

Dissertation URL: http://tibeto-burman.net/Post_PhD_A_Grammar_of_Galo_As_Submitted.pdf

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
                            Typology

Subject Language(s): Adi, Galo (adl)

Dissertation Director:
R. M. W. Dixon
Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

Dissertation Abstract:

This work is the first comprehensive descriptive grammar of the Lare
dialect of Galo, a Tibeto-Burman language of the Tani branch spoken in
central Arunachal Pradesh State, in the North East Indian Himalaya. It is
based on primary data obtained from original fieldwork conducted by the
author in Galo towns and villages in Arunachal Pradesh over three years. In
addition to description of the synchronic phonology and grammar of Lare
Galo, it contains a historical overview and preliminary reconstruction of
Proto-Galo segmental phonology, in addition to a glossary of approximately
1,300 lexical roots with 4,000 lexical exemplars and three fully analyzed
texts.





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