Item description for A Grammar of Lao (Mouton Grammar Library) by N. J. Enfield...
Lao is the national language of Laos, and is also spoken widely in Thailand and Cambodia. It is a tone language of the Tai-Kadai family (Southwestern Tai branch). Lao is an extreme example of the isolating, analytic language type. This book is the most comprehensive grammatical description of Lao to date. It describes and analyses the important structures of the language, including classifiers, sentence-final particles, and serial verb constructions. Special attention is paid to grammatical topics from a semantic, pragmatic, and typological perspective.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 2.3 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2007
Publisher Mouton de Gruyter
ISBN 3110185881 ISBN13 9783110185881
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More About N. J. Enfield
N. J. Enfield is a Senior Staff Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics and Professor at Radboud University Nijmegen and the University of Sydney.
N. J. Enfield was born in 1966 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Max Planck Institute and Radboud University, Nijmegen Max-Planck-Insti.