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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Philip  Thangliènmâng Tungdim (IPA: Philip Thangliènmâng Túngdim)
Institution: Jawaharlal Nehru University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://mangkangzo.blogspot.com/
State and/or Country: delhi
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Specialty: Tonology
Subject Language(s): Zou
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
Selected Publications: 1. Dictionary of Zo Poetic Words,
Metaphors and Similes Vol.I
2. Minimal Dictionary and Self-tutor Functional Grammar in Zo-English-Hindi
3. Self-tutor book of Zo-English-Hindi
4. Dictionary of Zo Poetic Words,
Metaphors and Similes Vol.II
Academic Paper Abstract: Zo Tonology
Pragmatic Functions of Mood in Zo Verbal Stem Alternations

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