Introduction to Sino-Tibetan.
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Published by Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sino-Tibetan languages.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

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LC ClassificationsPL3521 .S5
The Physical Object
Paginationv.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5569549M
LC Control Number67076846
OCLC/WorldCa9027468

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  This new Major Work from Routledge is a set which someone new to the field of Sino-Tibetan studies could go to in order to get a general idea of the development and current state of the art of the subject, as aside from the seminal articles, there are introductions by the Editor that contextualise the articles and also cite relevant literature that built on the seminal articles.   Book Description 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 by: 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. 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.

In the present historical introduction, Sangye Gyatso traces the sources of influence on Tibetan medicine to classical India, China, Central Asia, and beyond, providing life stories, extensive references to earlier Tibetan works on medicine, and fascinating details about the Tibetan approach to healing.   An introduction to spoken Sin-hala. excellent book-length synchronic and historical Thus defined, topographical deixis is a pervasive feature of Trans-Himalayan (= Sino-Tibetan. During Tang dynasty rule in China (–), Chinese and Tibetan forces had many battles, although there were also years of peace.. The Old Book of Tang recorded the first ever embassy from Tibet arrived in China from the Tibetan emperor Songtsen Gampo in the 8th Zhenguan year or CE. Tang chronicles describe this as a tribute mission, but it brought an ultimatum demanding an alliance. This work was never published, but furnished the data for a series of papers by Shafer, as well as Shafer's five-volume Introduction to Sino-Tibetan and Benedict's Sino-Tibetan, a Conspectus. Benedict completed the manuscript of his work in , but it was not published until

Dr Benedict presents a systematic analysis of the morphology and phonology of the main descendants of the stock, traces their family relationships and reconstructs in outline the parent language, 4/5(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 linguistics. Sino-Tibetan languages, group of languages that includes both the Chinese and the Tibeto-Burman terms of numbers of speakers, they constitute the world’s second largest language family (after Indo-European), including more than languages and major a wider sense, Sino-Tibetan has been defined as also including the Tai (Daic) and Karen language families. 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.