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South Asian Languages Structure, Convergence and Diglossia by B. Krishnamurti

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Published by Asian Humanities Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Southeast Asian Languages,
  • Indo-Iranian Languages

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9356751M
ISBN 100895816512
ISBN 109780895816511

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South Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics Languages of South Asia at SOAS. At SOAS we teach the widest range of South Asian language courses available anywhere outside the subcontinent. This part of our website gives information about the individual languages; but first, here’s an overview of how the courses run. South Asian Languages. Source: International Encyclopedia of Linguistics Author(s): Colin P. Masica. A major linguistic area, the South Asian languages are centered in the Indian subcontinent, hence this is often called the. Ulrike Stark is a scholar of modern Hindi literature and South Asian book history. Her main research interests are in the cultural and intellectual history of North India in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with a specific focus on print culture, public intellectual life, education, and gender. South Asian languages are rich in linguistic diversity and number. This book explores the similarities and differences of these languages. It will be of interest to linguists working on the description of South Asian languages and syntacticians wishing to discover more about the common structure of Author: K rum ri V. Subb r o.

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