The Baloch and their neighbours: ethnic and linguistic contact in Balochistan in historical and modern times
This volume contains the contributions of an international symposiumon linguistic contact in Balochistan. The issues treated range from linguistic contact of Balochi and its neighbour languages in historical and modern times to sociolinguistic questions of multilingualism and to the role of Balochi as minority language in present-day Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and the Gulf States. The volume presents a comprehensive and multifacetted overview of current research on Balochi.
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Language Contact in Balochistan from the Indian Point of View
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Abdul Afghan Afghanistan Arabic Balochi and Brahui Balochi and Persian Balochi dialects Balochi language Balochi names borrowed Bray Buddruss Central Sarawani CL.LINK clause common consonant construction dialects of Balochi Dravidian languages Elfenbein elic Emeneau English ergative ethnic example genitive gopt-T he/she historical India indirect object Indo-Aryan influence Iran Iranian Balochi Iranian Balochistan Islamic isoglosses Jahani Kalat kanag Karachi Khan Khash Kurdish lexical linguistic contact loanwords magazine Mahmad Makran Middle Persian mother tongue Muhammad Munda nasalisation nominative North-Western Iranian languages nouns oblique Pakistan Parthian participle Pashto pers.pron phonological plural postpositions prepositions present stem pronominal suffix pronoun Pushtun Quetta Rakhshani rectus Sarawan Sarawani dialect Sindhi singular situation social speakers spoken structure syntactic tribal tribes Turbat Turkm Turkmen Turkmen language Turkmenistan Urdu verbal verbs vocabulary vowels wdja Western Iranian languages word Zahedan Zazaki