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Linguistics of the Sino-Tibetan area

the state of the art : papers presented to Paul K. Benedict for his 71st birthday
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Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, the Australian National University , Canberra, A.C.T., Australia
Benedict, Paul K., Sino-Tibetan langu
Other titlesPacific linguistics. No. 87 (Special number)
StatementGraham Thurgood, James A. Matisoff, David Bradley, eds., with the assistance of Grace Shiang-Jiun Lin and Keith Record.
ContributionsBenedict, Paul K., Thurgood, Graham., Matisoff, James A., Bradley, David, 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL3521 .L56 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 498, 21 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2656773M
ISBN 100858833190
LC Control Number85241235

Originally published in The Chinese Year Book (Shanghai, ), pp. Paul K. Benedict, ‘Where it All Began: Memories of Robert Shafer and the "Sino-Tibetan Linguistics Project", Berkeley ’, Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 2, 1,3.

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Add tags for "Linguistics of the Sino-Tibetan area: the state of the art: papers presented to Paul K. Benedict for his 71st birthday". Be the first. Similar Items. Jackson T.-S. Sun (Chinese: 孫天心; pinyin: Sūn Tiānxīn) is a Taiwanese linguist working on languages of the Sino-Tibetan and Austroasiatic families.

He is best known for his pioneering documentation and historical-comparative work in Tani, Rgyalrongic, and Tibetic : Linguistics. Sino-Tibetan Linguistics - CRC Press Book. The Sino-Tibetan languages form the largest language family in the world in terms of native speakers, of whom there are some billion spread across East Asia, Southeast Asia and parts of Linguistics of the Sino-Tibetan area book Asia.

The family consists of two branches: Sinitic, consisting of the Chinese languages (including Canto. 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: Northeast Asia, East Asia. Linguistics of the Sino-Tibetan area book of the Sino-Tibetan area: the state of the art: papers presented to Paul K.

Benedict for his 71st birthday Item PreviewPages: Linguistics Vanguard seeks to publish concise and up-to-date reports on the state of the art in linguistics as well as cutting-edge research papers. With its topical breadth of coverage and anticipated quick rate of production, it is one of the leading platforms for scientific exchange in linguistics.

A comprehensive account of the Sino-Tibetan, a language stock comparable in size and diversification to Indo-European and comprising Chinese, Karen and over a hundred Tibetan-Burman languages. Dr Benedict presents a systematic analysis of the morphology and phonology of the main descendants of the stock, traces their family relationships and Cited by: unpublished manuscript ( 1) called Sino-Tibetan Linguistics (see 6).

Shafer went on to publish his great work, Introduction to Sino-Tibetan (), where he included Tai in the ST family, and offered a complex and detailed subgrouping of TB into "divisions," "sections," "branches," and "units.".

Van Auken. Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, xxxvii, pp. ISBN: Randy J. LaPolla Nanyang Technological University This large book is a festschrift for one of greatest scholars of Sino-Tibetan linguistics, Professor Weldon.

excellent book-length synchronic and historical. Sino-Tibetan languages and linguistics I-XXV. Sino-Tibetan area: the state of the art. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area is a peer-reviewed (refereed) journal devoted to the synchronic and diachronic study of the languages of mainland Southeast Asia, the Indo-Burma region, the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas, with a special focus on the vast and ramified Tibeto-Burman family.

In addition to Tibeto-Burman, articles have appeared on languages belonging to all the major. Classic Works: Sino-Tibetan Linguistics, Appendix VI, Volume Alfred L. Kroeber (sponsor) Robert Shafer and Paul K. Benedict (supervisors) Sino-Tibetan Linguistics is the rare, multi-volume culmination of the WPA "Sino-Tibetan Linguistics Project", sponsored by the anthropologist Alfred L.

Kroeber and administered by Robert Shafer and Paul K. Benedict at the University of California. New Journal: 《汉藏语学报》Journal of Sino-Tibetan Linguistics 《汉藏语学报》 Journal of Sino-Tibetan Linguistics, edited by Prof. Dai Qingxia, is a new journal devoted to the Sino-Tibetan language family, and so will include a large number of papers on Tibeto-Burman languages.

The first issue appeared in mid For more information and to submit articles, write to Dr. Ziqun. Sino-Tibetan Language Family. The Sino-Tibetan language family is one of the largest in the world. It is second only to the Indo-European language family in terms of number of speakers.

The family consists of highly differentiated languages with a vast geographical spread, great linguistic complexity, and a long historical record. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, Volumes Piji pitch prefix pronouns Qiang Qiangic languages Qiong Long qjaA reflexes rhymes root rule semantic Shanhaijing Sichuan Singh Sino-Tibetan Sino-Tibetan Languages SLAB snake speakers Stem suffix syllable Tamang Tarong tbuj Tibetan Tibeto-Burman Department of Linguistics, University.

Sino-Tibetan Languages, other (2) [[missing key: -section]] Levels of Linguistic Analysis (4) Discourse (1) Interfaces (1) Semantics (1) Syntax (2) [[missing key: -section]] Theoretical Frameworks and Disciplines (13) Contrastive Linguistics (3) Historical Linguistics (1) Linguistic Typology (3.

This book comprises Chinese translations of four works by Professor N.C. Bodman in the field of Sino-Tibetan historical and comparative linguistics. Bodman is Professor emeritus of Chinese linguistics at Cornell University and one of the founders of Sino-Tibetan studies in North America, where his influence on the development of this.

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One school of thought is that the ancestral language (Proto-Sino-Tibetan) from which all the Sino-Tibetan languages evolved originated in northern China around 4,–6, years ago 1, : Randy J. LaPolla. James A. Matisoff, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading authorities on the languages of East and Southeast Asia, especially the Sino-Tibetan is the author of numerous books, monographs, and articles, on topics synchronic and diachronic, grammatical, semantic, phonological, and lexicographical, including:.

Linguistics of the Sino-Tibetan area: the state of the art ; papers presented to Paul K. Benedict for his 71st birthday Download ( MB) link to publisher versionCited by: 6. The Sino-Tibetan languages, in a few sources also known as Trans-Himalayan, are a family of more than languages spoken in East Asia, Southeast Asia and South family is second only to Indo-European in terms of the number of native speakers.

The Sino-Tibetan languages with the most native speakers are the varieties of Chinese ( billion speakers), Burmese (33 million), and the Geographic distribution: East Asia, Southeast. There are more native speakers of Sino-Tibetan languages than of any other language family in the world.

Records of these languages are among the oldest for any human language, and the amount of active research on them, both diachronic and synchronic, has multiplied in the last few decades. This volume includes overview articles as well as descriptions of individual languages and comments on Reviews: 2.

Designed for students and researchers of Asian languages, The Sino-Tibetan Languages is a detailed overview of the field. This book is invaluable to language students, experts requiring concise, but thorough, information on related languages, and researchers working in historical, typological and comparative by: There are more native speakers of Sino-Tibetan languages than of any other language family in the world.

Our records of these languages are among the oldest for any human language, and the amount of active research on them, both diachronic and synchronic, has multiplied in the last few decades.4/4(1).

BISAC Subject: LAN – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General About us | Disclaimer | Privacy policy | | | | Antiquariat JOURNAL OF CHINESE LINGUISTICS VOL. 42, NO. 1 () Chinese and Khotanese (with R. Emmerick, ), and Outline of Classical Chinese Grammar ().4 Prior to retirement, his ground- breaking book on historical Chinese linguistics is his Middle Chinese: A Study in Historical Phonology ().

The Lexicon, with some 8, Chinese characters arranged conveniently using PinyinFile Size: KB. In Linguistics of the Sino-Tibetan area: the state of the art—papers presented to Paul K. Benedict for his 71st birthday (Pacific linguistics, series C, no.

87), ed. by Graham Thurgood, James A. Matisoff, and David Bradley, –Alma mater: Amherst College (B.A.), Cornell. Language Diffusion in Present-Day East Anatolia: From Top to Bottom, Geoffrey Haig 9.

The Role of Migration and Language Contact in the Development of the Sino-Tibetan Language Family, Randy J. LaPolla On Genetic and Areal Linguistics in Mainland Southeast Asia: Parallel Polyfunctionality of 'Acquire', N. Enfield Designed for students and researchers of Asian languages, The Sino-Tibetan Languages is a detailed overview of the field.

This book is invaluable to language students, experts requiring concise, but thorough, information on related languages, and researchers working in historical, typological and comparative : Routledge. The Sino-Tibetan or Han-Tibetan languages, form a language includes Chinese and the Tibeto-Burman languages and some languages of East Asia.

Kra-Dai languages and Hmong–Mien languages are also sometimes included. The largest language within this family are the Chinese languages by far with over billion native speakers.

It is also the one with the oldest writing going Geographic distribution: East Asia.Browse the books in our database by author/editor or by publisher.

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Read: Read this year's book announcements. Read: Read the latest book announcements. Search: To .THE SINO-TIBETAN LANGUAGES, edited by Graham Thurgood and Randy J. LaPolla, is part of the Routledge Language Family Series. Like all volumes, this one contains mainly synchronic descriptions of all the languages in a recognized family, with some extra chapters on the family as 4/5.