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Tibetan *-as > -os

Hill, Nathan W. (2016) 'Tibetan *-as > -os.' International Journal of Diachronic Linguistics and Reconstruction, 12. pp. 163-173.

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Abstract

Both Jacques (2010) and Zeisler (2015) propose explanations for the synchronically unexpected past zos of the Tibetan verb 'eat'. After evaluating their proposals, this essay suggests that zos is the regular outcome of a sound change *as > -os, the results of which were erased through analogy in almost all other verbs.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
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
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
ISSN: 16145291
Depositing User: Nathan Hill
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2016 13:32
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/23000

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