Handbook of Proto-Tibeto-Burman: System and Philosophy of Sino-Tibetan Reconstruction

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Contents

Symbols and Abbreviations
xxxi
Citational and Transcriptional Conventions
xxxvii
Introduction
2
The PTB syllable canon
11
Prefixes
87
monophthongs and diphthongs
157
Closed rhymes and the role of vowel length
237
Final nasals
247
Suffixal t
453
Allofamic Variation in Rhymes
491
Conclusion
535
APPENDIX A A Concise Introduction to Old Chinese Phonology
543
APPENDIX B Karlgrens Transcriptional Conventions
575
Index of ProtoRootSyllables
623
Index of ProtoGlosses
637
Index of Chinese Characters
677

Final stops
313
Final liquids
383
Rootfinal s
431
Suffixes
439
TB Languages Dialects and Subgroupings
691
Index of Proper Names
705
References
723
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