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The grammar of Lahu

by James A. Matisoff

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lahu language -- Grammar.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 667-673.

    Statementby James A. Matisoff.
    SeriesUniversity of California publications in linguistics, v. 75, University of California publications in linguistics ;, v. 75.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL3311.L35 M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationli, 673 p.
    Number of Pages673
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5303262M
    ISBN 100520094670
    LC Control Number72085503

    ‘The Lahu Shehleh also call themselves Black Lahu but customs and dialect are different to the Lahu Na.’ ‘The book Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs by Shanshan Du details the near ideal gender equity among Lahu communities.’ ‘All the other Lahu tribes have supplemented their traditional costumes by sarong and Thai shirt.’. Na ('Black Lahu'). Already in M's A grammar of the Lahu language was accepted as a doctoral dissertation at Berkeley, California. This splendid work was published in , equipped with a proud definite article, The grammar of Lahu, which it deserved. The title of the book under review shares this same grammatical distinction.

    Julian Moshinsky. A Grammar of Southeastern Pomo. James A. Matisoff. The Grammar of Lahu. ASBN Haruo Aoki. Nez Perce Texts. ISBN Susan Plann. Relative Clauses in Spanish Without Overt Antecedents and Related Constructions. ISBN Vol. Harvey Pitkin. Wintu Grammar. ISBN Vol. His Grammar of Lahu is notable both for its depth of detail and the theoretical eclecticism which informed his description of the language. He later published an extensive dictionary of Lahu () and a corresponding English-Lahu lexicon ().

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Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Lahu language -- Grammar. Lahu (Langue d'Asie) -- Grammaire. Sino-Tibetan languages.

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Matisoff | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. We acknowledge with respect the Ohlone people on whose traditional, ancestral, and unceded land we work and whose historical relationships with that land continue to this day.

Lahu is an important minority language of Southeast Asia, belonging to the Lolo-Burmese subgroup of the Sino-Tibetan language family. It is spoken by overpeople in China, Burma, Thailand, Laos and English-Lahu Lexicon (ELL) is a computer-aided but manually edited "reversal" of the author's monumental Lahu-English dictionary (The Dictionary of Lahu, UCPL #.

Lahu is an important minority language of Southeast Asia, belonging to the Lolo-Burmese subgroup of the Sino-Tibetan language family. It is spoken by overpeople in China, Burma, Thailand, Laos and English-Lahu Lexicon (ELL) is a computer-aided but manually edited "reversal" of the author's monumental Lahu-English dictionary (The Dictionary of Lahu, UCPL #,xxv.

He is the author of numerous books, monographs, and articles, on topics synchronic and diachronic, grammatical, semantic, phonological, and lexicographical, including: The Loloish Tonal Split Revisited (), The Grammar of Lahu (/), Variational Semantics in Tibeto-Burman (), Blessings, Curses, Hopes and Fears: Psycho-ostensive.

This book was published in to commemorate the Second International Conference on Woman, celebrated in Beijing. Though simple, it suggests that in the past the Lahu enjoyed a matriarchal society. It depicts with scarce detail the love and marriage of the Lahu girls. Lahu, peoples living in upland areas of Yunnan, China, eastern Myanmar (Burma), northern Thailand, northern Laos, and Vietnam who speak related dialects of Tibeto-Burman languages.

Although there is no indigenous Lahu system of writing, three different romanized Lahu orthographies exist; two of. The Dictionary of Lahu is one of the most exhaustive and sophisticated dictionaries yet produced for a Southeast Asian language.

Together with the author's The Grammar of Lahu (UCPL vol. 75, /), it places Lahu among the best documented minority languages of the world. Matisoff University of California publications in linguistics.

Distribution. The Lahu are one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China, where aboutlive in Yunnan province, mostly in Lancang Lahu Autonomous Thailand, the Lahu are one of the six main groups categorized as hill tribes.

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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.

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The Aesthetics of Grammar. Edited by Jeffrey P. Williams; Online ISBN: The grammar of Lahu. grammar of Lahu. It is a bumper issue, with something for almost everyone.

The Lahu live in hill-villages in China, Burma, Thailand, and Laos, and are believed to numberpersons. Their language belongs to the Loloish branch of the Lolo-Burmese group, and has several dialects, the one studied here being /L&hii-n?. / or Black Lahu.

The grammar of Lahu by James A Matisoff Although the book was first drafted many years ago, Dr Benedict made extensive annotations on the original manuscript and Professor James A. Matisoff added many notes on bibliography and the Burmese-Lolo group of languages.

The scope and original theses of the work, however, remain unaltered and the. The Lahu language is part of the Loloish branch of the Lolo–Burmese subgroup of the Tibeto-Burman family (itself a member of the Sino-Tibetan language family).Like most of its relatives, it is a heavily isolating language with subject–object–verb word order, and a set of numeral are seven tones, and consonants cannot close syllables.

English-Lahu Lexicon by James A. Matisoff,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Second Printing of The Grammar of Lahu [a].

lvi + pp. Contains Addenda and Corrigenda, pp. Reviewed by Scott DeLancey, Language(). c] “Conjugal bliss: an Indo-Aryan word-family pair /yoke/ join in Tibeto-Burman.” South Asian Review VI.3, Reprinted in Wang Li Memorial Volumes (English Volume), pp.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This volume is an outgrowth of a conference known as the USC Causative Festival that was held May, at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California."--Page xiii.languages: Y. R. Qiao's A Grammar of Spoken Chinese, Richard B.

Noss's Thai Reference Grammar, John Okell's A Reference Grammar of Colloquial Burmese and last but not least, James A. Matisoff s The Grammar of Lahu. Fortunately Matisoff divides his analysis in a rather traditional way: phonology and syntax. The first chapter is devoted to phonology.See what Lahu Poul (lahupoul) has discovered on Pinterest, the world's biggest collection of ideas.