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Hill, Nathan W., ed. (2012) Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages IV. Leiden: Brill. (Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Brill's Tibetan Studies Library)

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Abstract

While providing unique and detailed information on early Tibeto-Burman languages and their contact and relationship to other languages, this book at the same time sets out to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European model. The volume includes six papers on Tangut, three on Tibetan and one each on the languages Mon, Burmese, Lepcha, Pyu, Nam, and Yi. Building a bridge between linguistic and literary research the range of studies treats phonology, decipherment, literature and religion.

Item Type: Edited Book or Journal Volume
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of Linguistics
ISBN: 9789004232020
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004233454
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2012 16:22
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/13949

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