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

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Bernard Comrie
Taylor & Francis, Oct 4, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 261 pages
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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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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