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An Inventory of Tibetan Sound Laws.

Hill, Nathan W. (2011) 'An Inventory of Tibetan Sound Laws.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland (Third Series), 21 (4). pp. 441-457.

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Abstract

Scholars of Indo-European historical linguistics have long found it convenient to refer to well known sound changes by the name of the researcher who first noticed the correspondences the sound change accounts for. Because of the proven utility of such sound laws in Indo-European linguistics, the explicit listing and naming of sound laws in the Tibeto-Burman family could be expected to bring similar benefits.

Item Type: Articles
Keywords: Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Sino-Tibetan, sound laws, historical phonology
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia
Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of Linguistics
ISSN: 09504737
Depositing User: Nathan Hill
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 16:57
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/12641

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