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Name: Jean  Robert  Opgenort (IPA: ʒã ʁɔˈbɛʁ ˈɔpxǝˌnɔʁt)
Institution: University of Berne
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Homepage: http://www.opgenort.nl
State and/or Country: Switzerland   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Morphology
Phonology
Typology
Subject Language(s): Jerung
Nepali
Wambule
Selected Publications: 2010. ‘Language Endangerment in the Himalayan Chain: The Impact of Nepali on the Tibeto-Burman Languages of Nepal, India and Bhutan’, pp. 154–165 in Endangered Languages in India. Kamalini Sengupta, ed. New Delhi: The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage.

2010. [with co-author Stuart Blackburn] ‘India and the Himalayan chain’, pp. 59–63 in the 3rd edition of the UNESCO Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger.

2007. ‘About Chaurasia’, pp. 203–224 in Linguistics of the Himalayas and Beyond. Roland Bielmeier, Felix Haller, eds. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2006. [with co–authors Thirsa Kraaijenbrink, Nirmal Man Tuladhar, George van Driem and Peter de Knijff] ‘Allele frequency distribution for 21 autosomal STR loci in Nepal’, in Forensic Science International, 168 (2–3): 227–231.

2006. [with co–authors Emma J. Parkin, Nirmal Man Tuladhar, George van Driem, Peter de Knijff and Mark Jobling] ‘Diversity of 26-locus Y-STR haplotypes in a Nepalese population sample: Isolation and drift in the Himalayas’, in Forensic Science International, 166 (2–3): 176–181.

2005. A Grammar of Jero. With a Historical Comparative Study of the Kiranti Languages. Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library. Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, 3. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill. ISBN 90 04 14505 2 – 2005.

2004. A Grammar of Wambule. Grammar, Lexicon, Texts and Cultural Survey of a Kiranti Tribe of Eastern Nepal (xxix + 900 = 929 pp., 16 illus.). Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library. Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, 2. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill. ISBN 90 04 13831 5 – 2004.

2004. ‘Implosive and preglottalized stops in Kiranti’, in Linguistics of the Tibeto–Burman Area, Volume 27.1 (pp. 1–27).

2002. The Wāmbule Language. Grammar, Lexicon, Texts and Cultural Survey of a Kiranti Tribe of Eastern Nepal (xxix + 615 = 644 pp., 39 illus.). Amsterdam: Jean Robert Opgenort [the author’s doctoral dissertation, 6 June 2002]. ISBN 90 807158 1 6.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 2 A Grammar of Wambule
 Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 3 A Grammar of Jero



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