The Major Languages of South Asia, the Middle East and Africa

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Bernard Comrie
Routledge, Sep 2, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 336 pages
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Based on the much-praised The World's Major Languages, this is the first comprehensive guide in paperback to describe the development, grammar sound and writing system, and sociological factors of the major language families in these areas.
 

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Contents

Preface
IndoAryan Languages
fiflnai Uraa
Bengali
H KLAIMAN
Pasnlo
Afroasiatic Languages
0 Arabic
Hebrew
Hausa and the Chadic Languages
Tamil and the Dravidian Languages
NigerKordofanian Languages
6 SWabfl and be baala Languages
Language Index
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Bernard Comrie is chair of the department of linguistics at the University of Southern California. He is the author of many publications including "Aspect" and "Tense," and is editor of "Studies in Language,

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