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Title: The Phonology of Armenian
Written By: Bert Vaux
Series Title: The Phonology of the World's Languages

This study presents the first contemporary linguistic treatment of Armenian, an Indo-European language whose distinct dialects range geographically from Poland to India. The book documents a rich linguistic (and literary) history dating from the fourth-century translation of the Bible into Classical Armenian. Data are drawn from Classical, Middle, and Standard Eastern and Western Armenian, and from the author's fieldwork on non-standard dialects.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): Armenian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198236611
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 296pp
Prices: $105.00