A Grammar of Jero: With a Historical Comparative Study of the Kiranti Languages
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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CHAPTER ONE THE JERO LANGUAGE AND ITS RELATIVES
CHAPTER TWO PHONOLOGY AND MORPHOPHONOLOGY
CHAPTER THREE NOMINALS AND ADVERBIALS
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actant adjective of purpose adverbs agreement suffixes allomorphs Ambote auxiliary Bahing bakcamm bakcapa Bantawa Chamling consonant contrast cooked grain cooked.grain Diagram dumcamm Dumi Eastern Kiranti expected factual verbal adjective garnu gerund Hayu hunu I/we imperative initial unexplained Jero Jero and Wambule Khaling khus Kiranti languages Kulung lexical Limbu loans from Nepali marks me>am Michailovsky 1994 middle verb Mohantare MORPHEME GLOSS morphophonological nasal Nepali ni>am nominal noun number agreement obstruents pacamm vt-2a pacapa patient perfect gerund periphrastic person and number person dual phoneme phonological phrasal point of reference post-final postposition preglottalised pronouns Proto-Kiranti Proto-Tibeto-Burman realised reflected in words regularly have initial root alternation root-final second person suffix marker suffix MORPHEME Sunwar syllable syllable-final theyp Thulung transitive relationship transitive verbs Urjgu verb forms verb root verbal adjective Verbs ending vi-la-i vi-lb vi-lc vm-la vocoid vowel Yamphu