Item description for A Grammar of Jero: With a Historical Comparative Study of the Kiranti Languages (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library) by Jean Robert Opgenort...
This description of the phonology, morphology and syntax of the endangered (Tibeto-Burman) Jero language as spoken in eastern Nepal, appears in sequel to the author's 2004 Grammar of Wambule, the language most closely related to Jero. It pictures the complex-pronominalising language of the Jero Rai, one of the Kiranti tribes of eastern Nepal. With a historical comparative study of the Kiranti languages, the branch of the Tibeto-Burman language family to which both Jero and Wambule belong. An exhaustive and model reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology and linguistic theory. With financial support of the International Institute for Asian Studies.
Readership: All those interested in Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology, linguistic theory and Kiranti society and culture.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.6" Height: 1.3" Weight: 1.9 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2005
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004145052 ISBN13 9789004145054