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
HindiUrdu
Bengali
Iranian Languages
Pashto
Afroasiatic Languages
Semitic Languages
Hebrew
Hausa and the Chadic Languages
Tamil and the Dravidian Languages
NigerKordofanian Languages
Yoruba
Swahili and the Bantu Languages
Language Index
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