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Button, Christopher (2009) A reconstruction of Proto Northern Chin in Old Burmese and Old Chinese perspective. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00029548

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Abstract

The phonology, morphology and semantics of six Northern Chin languages are investigated in terms of their relationships with Old Burmese and Old Chinese. Regular correspondences are achieved through a vertical two vowel system and a segmentally derived three tone system. A word list with reconstructed Northern Chin forms, of which several are used in the comparisons with Old Burmese and Old Chinese throughout the work, is included as an appendix.

Item Type: Theses (PhD)
SOAS Departments & Centres: SOAS Research Theses > Proquest
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00029548
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2018 15:15
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/29548

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