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The Resource Language variation in south Asia, William Bright, (electronic resource)

Language variation in south Asia, William Bright, (electronic resource)

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Language variation in south Asia
Title
Language variation in south Asia
Statement of responsibility
William Bright
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
South Asia presents the linguist with a bewildering variety of regional dialects, social dialects, formal and informal registers, literary standards, languages, writing systems, and language families. Written over a period of more than twenty years, these essays by a leading authority on South Asian language cover a broad range of topics in South Asian linguistics. The essays address social dialect, structural borrowing, areal linguistics, the relation between literary and colloquial standards, and the role of written language in South Asian culture from the times of the ancient Indus Valley c
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1928-2006
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Bright, William
Dewey number
494/.8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Dravidian languages
  • Diglossia (Linguistics)
  • South Asia
  • Asie méridionale
Label
Language variation in south Asia, William Bright, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-161)
Color
other
Contents
1. Linguistic Change in Some Indian Caste Dialects; 2. Sociolinguistic Variation and Language Change with A.K. Ramanujan; 3. Dravidian Metaphony; 4. Language, Social Stratification, and Cognitive Orientation; 5. Complex Verb Forms in Colloquial Tamil with J. Lindenfeld; 6. Phonological Rules in Literary and Colloquial Kannada; 7. Hindi Numerals; 8. The Dravidian Enunciative Vowel; 9. How Not to Decipher the Indus Valley Inscriptions; 10. Archaeology, Linguistics, and Ancient Dravidian; 11. Written and Spoken Language in South Asia; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn252617903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 169 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195362497
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252617903
Label
Language variation in south Asia, William Bright, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-161)
Color
other
Contents
1. Linguistic Change in Some Indian Caste Dialects; 2. Sociolinguistic Variation and Language Change with A.K. Ramanujan; 3. Dravidian Metaphony; 4. Language, Social Stratification, and Cognitive Orientation; 5. Complex Verb Forms in Colloquial Tamil with J. Lindenfeld; 6. Phonological Rules in Literary and Colloquial Kannada; 7. Hindi Numerals; 8. The Dravidian Enunciative Vowel; 9. How Not to Decipher the Indus Valley Inscriptions; 10. Archaeology, Linguistics, and Ancient Dravidian; 11. Written and Spoken Language in South Asia; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn252617903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 169 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195362497
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252617903

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