A Grammar of Dumi
Language: en
Pages: 452
Authors: George van Driem
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Dumi Rai is a Kiranti language spoken in Khotan district in the Everest zone of eastern Nepal. The Dumi speaking area is limited to five pancayats all abutting the Rava and Tap rivers near their confluence and upriver therefrom. The Dumi are now a minority in the area to which
A Grammar of Dumi
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: George van Driem
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

The series builds an extensive collection of high quality descriptions of languages around the world. Each volume offers a comprehensive grammatical description of a single language together with fully analyzed sample texts and, if appropriate, a word list and other relevant information which is available on the language in question.
A Grammar of Dumi
Language: en
Pages: 438
Authors: Netra Mani Rai
Categories: Dumi language
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

This study explains a grammatical description of the Dumi language insightfully guided by the framework of functional typological grammar, developed by Talmy Givón (1984-2001). Dumi, a Kirati language of the Rai group is poorly described Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Khotang district of Eastern Nepal. This grammar covers the main areas:
A grammar of Yakkha
Language: en
Pages: 621
Authors: Diana Schackow
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-12 - Publisher: Language Science Press

This grammar provides the first comprehensive grammatical description of Yakkha, a Sino-Tibetan language of the Kiranti branch. Yakkha is spoken by about 14,000 speakers in eastern Nepal, in the Sankhuwa Sabha and Dhankuta districts. The grammar is based on original fieldwork in the Yakkha community. Its primary source of data
A Grammar of Kham
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: David E. Watters
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-01 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

First published in 2002, this is a comprehensive grammatical documentation of Kham, a previously undescribed language from west-central Nepal, belonging to the Tibeto-Burman language family. The language contains a number of grammatical systems that are of immediate relevance to current work on linguistic theory, including split ergativity, a mirative system,