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Title: A Grammar of Nuosu
Written By: Matthias Gerner
Series Title: Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] 64

This is the first modern grammar of Nuosu written in English. Nuosu belongs to a little known section of Tibeto-Burman. The 2.5 Million ethnic Nuosu are part of the Yi nationality and live in Sichuan (China). This grammar informs Tibeto-Burman linguists, typologists, scholars of language contact and foreign learners of Nuosu.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Yi, Sichuan
Language Family(ies): Tibeto-Burman
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110308631
Pages: 543
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110308679
Pages: 543
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95