Title Sounds and their Patterns in Indic Languages (Volume 1: Sound Pattern)
Book Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Cambridge University Press 2014
Seller ID 101442
Sounds and their patterns in Indic languages presents the phonological properties of Indic languages at the word level including inventories and distribution of phonemes allophones syllable structures and tones. The general properties of the sound patterns of 148 languages from a total of eight groups as well as their phonological sketches are presented keeping the interest of these fields in view. The description of the languages is complemented with an exhaustive bibliography that lends the two volumes the character of a handbook on the phonology of Indic languages. Volume I: Sound Patterns contains five chapters that address five main topics – the descriptive and analytical issues relating to the presentation of the phonological sketches in Volume II; the complex linguistic situation in India; a classification of Indic languages based on internal relations among them; facts and generalizations relating to consonantal segments and their patterns and vowel segments and their patterns; and lastly the main aspects of phonology above the segment counting syllable structure permissible segment sequences stress tone and phonological cues for grammatical structure. Printed Pages: 432.
Sounds and their Patterns in Indic Languages (Volume 1: Sound Pattern) Pramod Pandey