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Title: A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian or South-Indian Family of Languages
Written By: RobertACaldwell
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica 14
Description:

The idioms which are included under the general term ‘Dravidian’,
constitute the vernacular speech of the great majority of the inhabitants
of Southern India. It is the object of the following work to examine and
compare the grammatical principles and forms of the various Dravidian
languages. In pursuing this object, it will be the writer’s endeavor to
point out everything which appears likely to throw any light on the
question of the relation which the family of languages bears to the
principal families or groups into which the languages of Europe and Asia
have been divided (from the Introduction of the 3rd edition, 1913, London)

Contents:

Use of the Common Term ‘Dravidian’

Enumeration of Dravidian Languages (Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Canarese,
Tulu, Kudagu or Coorg, Tuda, Kôta, Gond, Khond or Ku, Oraon)

Comparative Grammar:
Part I : Sounds (Alphabet, system of sounds)
Part II: Roots
Part III: The Noun
Part IV: The Numerals
Part V: The Pronoun
Part VI: The Verb
Part VII: Glossarial Affinities

This re-edition has been published as no. 14 in the LINCOM Gramatica
(LINGram) series (originally published 1913, 3rd edition, written in English).

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Dravidian Languages
Language Family(ies): Dravidian
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783895861352
Pages: 686
Prices: EuropeEURO 88.20