A Grammar of Jero: With a Historical Comparative Study of the Kiranti Languages

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Brill, 2005 - Foreign Language Study - 404 pages
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This is the first description of the complex-pronominalising (endangered) language of the Jero Rai, one of the Kiranti tribes of eastern Nepal. The book also contains a historical comparative study of the Kiranti languages. An exhaustive reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology and linguistic theory.

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE THE JERO LANGUAGE AND ITS RELATIVES
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CHAPTER TWO PHONOLOGY AND MORPHOPHONOLOGY
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CHAPTER THREE NOMINALS AND ADVERBIALS
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Jean Robert M.L. Opgenort, Ph.D. (2002) in Descriptive Linguistics, Leiden University, is Post-Doctoral Fellow at Leiden University. He has written A Grammar of Wambule (2004) and published several articles on the Kiranti languages of the Himalayas.

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