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Tibetan first person singular pronouns

Hill, Nathan W. (2017) 'Tibetan first person singular pronouns.' Rocznik Orientalistyczny, 70 (2). pp. 161-169.

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Abstract

In a series of papers I have explored the development of the personal pronoun system in different periods of Tibetan linguistics history (Hill 2007, 2010, 2013, 2015). In this paper, I focus on first person singular pronouns, surveying my own previous findings and filling in the picture with further gleanings from version A and (where the passage in question is missing in A) version E of the Old Tibetan Rāmāyaṇa (de Jong 1989). When the evidence of the Rāmāyaṇa is insufficient, I further consult other Dunhuang texts, the Mdzaṅs-blun, and the Vinayakṣudrakavastu (Ḥdul ba phran tshegs kyi gźi, D.6). Apart from a few Dunhuang texts, these sources are all translations or adaptations of foreign literature into Tibetan.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics > Department of Linguistics
Depositing User: Nathan Hill
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2018 15:01
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/25639

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