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Author Name    Bijaychandra Majumdar

Title   History of the Bengali Language

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Reprint

Size   15 x 22 Cm

Publisher   Ahmedabad, India Asian Educational Services 2000

ISBN    8120614526 / 9788120614529

Seller ID   102842

A collection of 12 essays that intend to give a sketch, in broad outline, of the origin of the Bengali language and the various influences, linguistic, ethnic, social, that shaped and moulded its earlier history. Following an introduction, the next 3 are titled Ancient Bengal and its peoples and they discuss a) the antiquity of the names Vanga and Bangala; b) the geography of old Bangala and of other related tracts; c) Ganda, Radha and Banga. Lecture 5 is on the influence of the Dravidian speeches on Bengali; lecture 6 is on Bengali Phonology; lecture 7, 8, 9 are about the factors relating to phonology and Accent; lecture 10 is on how Chandasa is related to later Aryan speeches; lecture 11 discusses Pali and other old Prakrtas and lecture 12 is about the literary Prakrtas. The author was lecturer in the departments of comparative Phonology, Anthropology and Indian Vernaculars in the Calcutta University. This book is a reprint of the 1920 edition.Printed Pages: 316.

History of the Bengali Language Bijaychandra Majumdar

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