It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
This is a three-language glossary of the standardized form of Yi language,
as spoken by about two million people, mostly in southern Sichuan province
in China. The main glossary includes approximately 6,600 entries. Each main
entry uses standard Nuosu Yi characters, the standard romanized form, and
IPA equivalents for the vernacular words. Entry contents include part of
speech and gloss or definition in both Chinese and English, and references
to antonyms and conversives. Three and four-syllable variant forms are
included as subentries. Supplemental materials include Nuosu Yi syllable
lists sorted both in standard Nuosu order and in English order, a
Chinese-Yi index, an English-Yi index, radical and stroke lookup index for
finding unrecognized Yi characters, and a standard table of Yi characters
with page number references to the main glossary. Each book includes a CD
with an HTML version of the glossary that can be used in a web browser on
any personal computer. Required fonts are included on the CD.
The book is a cooperative publication project between SIL International and
the Southwest University for Nationalities in Chengdu.
民族出版社 Minzu Chubanshe Nationalities Publishing House
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