Title Sounds and their Patterns in Indic Languages (Volume 2: Phonological Sketches)
Book Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Cambridge University Press 2014
Seller ID 101443
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 II: Phonological Sketches presents the phonological sketches of 148 languages organized into seven main groups namely Austro-Asiatic Dravidian Indo-Aryan Tibeto-Burman Tai-Kadai Andaman group Contact Languages and an eighth group of Historical Varieties. The sketches are based on a critical evaluation of published work on the languages with a few original contributions. This book Presenting the phonological facts of Indic languages around topics that are of interest in linguistics and allied disciplines Presents a general as well as comparative account of the word phonological features of the different linguistic groups of India Includes exhaustive lists of the phonological inventories and the languages in which they occur Gives an overview of studies carried out on sound patterns of Indic languages by providing an up-to-date bibliography. Printed Pages: 604.
Sounds and their Patterns in Indic Languages (Volume 2: Phonological Sketches) Pramod Pandey