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Title: Tajiki Reference Grammar for Beginners
Written By: Nasrullo Khojayori
Mikael Thompson
URL: http://press.georgetown.edu/detail.html?id=9781589012691
Description:

Tajiki Reference Grammar for Beginners features straightforward
explanations of Tajiki grammar and pronunciation along with examples of the
concepts.

This handy reference grammar is designed for beginning-level language
students and, although keyed to both volumes of Tajiki: An Elementary
Textbook and a natural resource for students using those textbooks, it is
also useful to scholars and students of Central Asian languages and
linguistics who wish to learn more about Tajiki.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Tajik
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1589012690
ISBN-13: 9781589012691
Pages: 176
Prices: U.S. $ 22.50