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The Indo-Aryan languages

Author: Colin P Masica
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge language surveys
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pbk. ed., transferred to digital printView all editions and formats

In his ambitious survey of the Indo-Aryan languages, Colin Masica has provided a fundamental introduction that concentrates on the phonology, morphology and syntax as well as their historical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin P Masica
ISBN: 0521234204 9780521234207 0521299446 9780521299442
OCLC Number: 634712161
Description: XVI, 539 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The modern Indo-Aryan languages and dialects; 3. The historical context and development of Indo-Aryan; 4. The nature of the New Indo-Aryan lexicon; 5. NIA descriptive phonology; 6. Writing systems; 7. Historical phonology; 8. Nominal forms and categories; 9. Verbal forms and categories; 10. Syntax; Appendix I Inventory of NIA languages and dialects; Appendix II Schemes of NIA subclassification.
Series Title: Cambridge language surveys
Responsibility: Colin P. Masica.
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'Masica's new book provides the urgently needed comprehensive and linguistically sophisticated survey of NIA, and will remain the standard work for a long time to come.' Journal of Asian Studies Read more...

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