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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.].

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Published by Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University in Canberra, A.C.T., Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Matisoff, James A.,
  • Sino-Tibetan languages.,
  • Language and languages -- Variation.,
  • Comparative linguistics.,
  • East Asia -- Languages.,
  • South Asia -- Languages.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesPacific linguistics -- 555, Pacific linguistics -- no. 555.
    ContributionsMatisoff, James A., Bradley, David, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL493 .L36 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22608568M
    ISBN 100858835401

    Paperback. Condition: Very Good. English Language: Description, Variation and Context (0) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Ramsey’s clear, accessible style makes this introduction very suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses on language variation in China. The second part of a book is a useful overview of China’s minority languages. Wang, William S.-Y., ed. Languages and Dialects of China. Journal of Chinese Linguistics Monograph Series 3.

    Introduction -- Phonetics -- Phonology -- Morphology -- Syntax -- Semantics -- Pragmatics -- Language Acquisition -- Psycholinguistics -- Language Variation. Language variation and language change. Hyderabad: Centre of Advanced Study in Linguistics, Osmania University, (OCoLC) Online version: Language variation and language change. Hyderabad: Centre of Advanced Study in Linguistics, Osmania .

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