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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English


  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sino-Tibetan languages,
  • Sociology,
  • Asia - General,
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Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9085504M
ISBN 109004150145
ISBN 109789004150140

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  : Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages. PIATS Proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library / Proceedings of the Ninth S) (): Christopher I. Beckwith: BooksAuthor: Christopher I. Beckwith. preceding book. Seoul: Koguryŏ yŏn’gu jaedan, Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages II. Leiden: Brill, Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages. Leiden: Brill, The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the Struggle for Great Power among Tibetans, . Get this from a library! Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages II: PIATS Tibetan studies: proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford, [Christopher I Beckwith; International Association for Tibetan Studies. Seminar]. Christopher I. Beckwith, Ph.D. () is a Professor at Indiana University and author of The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia (Princeton, , ), Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages (Brill, ), Koguryo (Brill, ), and numerous articles in history and linguistics.

Central Tibeto-Burman or Central Trans-Himalayan is a proposed branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family proposed by Scott DeLancey () on the basis of shared morphological evidence.. DeLancey () considers Central Tibeto-Burman to be a linkage rather than a branch with a clearly nested internal structure. DeLancey's Central Tibeto-Burman group includes many languages in Matisoff's Geographic distribution: China, Myanmar, . Author(s): DeLancey, Scott | Abstract: Book Review. Introduction to ‘Verb agreement in languages of the Eastern Himalayan region'Author: Scott DeLancey. THE MEDIEVAL TIBETO-BURMAN LANGUAGES Now when the majority of the world’s languages are under imminent threat of extinction, thorough description of the hundreds of living Tibeto-Burman languages is of great importance. Despite this imperative, research into the earlier stages of Tibeto-Burman languages with a long written history is also vital. The Tibeto-Burman family of languages (often considered a sub-group of the Sino-Tibetan language family) is spoken in various central and south Asian countries, including Myanmar (Burma), Tibet, northern Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, parts of central China (Guizhou, Hunan), northern parts of Nepal, north-eastern parts of Bangladesh, Bhutan, western Pakistan (), and various regions of India Geographic distribution: Southeast Asia, East .

Sino-Tibetan, in a few sources also known as Trans-Himalayan, is a family of more than languages, second only to Indo-European in number of native speakers. The Sino-Tibetan language with the most native speakers is Mandarin Chinese ( million), although since not all forms of Mandarin are mutually-intelligible, it may be regarded as a complex series of dialect phic distribution: South Asia, East . Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages Symposium (10th: Oxford) Ed. Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages II; proceedings In the hills and in the mountains, the speakers of the Tibeto-Burman languages are often found to use Nepali as their link language. Review: Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages II. By Scott DeLancey. Abstract. Book Revie Topics: Book Review. Publisher: eScholarship, University of California. Year: OAI identifier: Provided by: eScholarship - University of California. Suggested articles. If you think this content is not provided Author: Scott DeLancey. / Book review published in: Cahiers de linguistique - Asie Orientale, 35(2), pp. International audienceReview of a book (collection of articles): Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages II: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (PIATS ), edited by Christopher I. BeckwitAuthor: Alexis Michaud.