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Tue Feb 15 2011

Books: Anthro Ling/Socioling/Syntax/Morphology: Hyslop, Morey, Post

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        1.     Joyce Reid , North East Indian Linguistics - Volume 3: Hyslop, Morey, Post

Message 1: North East Indian Linguistics - Volume 3: Hyslop, Morey, Post
Date: 11-Feb-2010
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: North East Indian Linguistics - Volume 3: Hyslop, Morey, Post
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Title: North East Indian Linguistics - Volume 3
Published: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Book URL: http://www.cambridgeindia.org/showbookdetails.asp?ISBN=9788175967939

Author: Gwendolyn Hyslop
Author: Stephen Morey
Author: Mark William Post
Hardback: ISBN: 9788175967939 Pages: 276 Price: U.S. $ 35.00

"North East Indian Linguistics Volume 3" presents the latest in descriptive
and anthropological linguistic research on the languages of the North East
Indian region. Long acknowledged to be among the culturally and
linguistically richest and most diverse regions of all Asia , North East
India also remains to this day one of the least well-studied and
well-understood. The collection of papers in this volume directly address
this problem by presenting description and analysis of a wide variety of
phonological, syntactic, morphological, sociolinguistic and historical
topics in the study of several languages of the region.

This volume reflects the current state of research in North East Indian
Linguistics on the parts of local, national and international scholars
alike and will be of interest to linguists, anthropologists, and other
social scientists and general readers with an interest in the study,
preservation and appreciation of North East Indian cultural and linguistic


About the Contributors
A Note from the Editors
The View from Manipur
1. Person-Marking Prefixes of Purum
2. The Evolution and Recent Development of the Meitei Mayek Script
The Sal Group
3. Three Meanings of "Language" and "Dialect" in North East India
4. An Initial Reconstruction of the Proto-Bodo-Garo Noun Phrase
5. Nocte and Jingphaw: Morphological Correspondences
6. Tangsa Agreement Markers
Tibeto-Burman Nominalization
7. Nominalization and Related Phenomena in Marma
8. Functions of Nominalization in Karbi
9. Topographical Deixis and the Tani Languages of North East India
10. Morphosyntactic Variation in the Pagro and Sa:ja ? Dialects of the
Mising Community
Eastern Indo-Aryan
11. The Referring Systems and the Determinative Elements of Noun Phrases
in Assamese
12. Copular Sentences in Asamiya
13. Case Marking in Hajong
14. Derivational Morphology in Pnar

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            General Linguistics
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Language Documentation

Written In: English (eng )

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