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Language Variation: Papers on Variation and Change in the Sinosphere and in the Indosphere in Honour of James A. Matisoff ; [Edited by] David Bradley ... [Et Al.]

Matisoff, James A; Bradley, David
Format
Book
Published
Canberra, A.C.T., Australia : Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University, 2003.
Language
English
Series
Pacific Linguistics
ISBN
0858835401 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Hmong secret languages : themes and variations / Martha Ratliff
  • Variegated tonal developments in Tibetan / Jackson T.-S. Sun
  • Some case studies on linguistic variation and their implications / Carol Genetti
  • Recent language contact in the Nepal Himalaya / Michael Noonan
  • Prosodic tautomorphemicity in Sino-Tibetan / Balthasar Bickel
  • Ergativity in Thulung Rai : a shift in the position of pronominal split / Aimée Lahoussois
  • Why languages differ : variation in the conventionalisation of constraints on inference / Randy J. LaPolla
  • From discourse to grammar in Tamang : topic, focus, intensifiers and subordination / Martine Mazoudon
  • Preliminary remarks on Gyarong negation particles / Yasuhiko Nagano
  • Agreement and grammatical relations in Hyow / David A. Peterson
  • Contact induced variation and syntactic change in the Tsat of Hainan / Graham Thurgood and Fengxiang Li
  • Comparative notes on verb compounding in English and East Asian languages / Benji Wald
  • Deictic patterns in Lisu and Southeastern Tibeto-Burman / David Bradley
  • Suffix-runs and counters in Kiranti time-ordinals / Boyd Michailovsky
  • Impact of English loanwords on the Cantonese syllabary / Robert S. Bauer
  • On borrowing from Middle Chinese into Proto Tibetan : a new look at the problem of the relationship between Chinese and Tibetan / Michael Ferlus
  • Phonetic fidelity vs. suggestive semantics : variations in Chinese character choice in the writing of loanwoards / Mark Hansell
  • Original and sophisticated features of the Lepcha and Limbu scripts / Richard Keith Sprigg
  • Three Tibeto-Burman languages of Vietnam / Jerold A. Edmonson.
Description
xii, 320 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Statement
Pacific linguistics 555
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