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Esquisse de Phonologie Et de Morphologie Historique Du Tangoute (Languages of Asia) (French Edition)

ISBN: 9789004264847
Publisher: Global Oriental
Publication Date: 2014-04-11
Number of pages: 373
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Drawing from Tangut philological sources and from the author's personal fieldwork on the closely related Rgyalrong languages, this book is the first application of the comparative method to the study of Tangut. It contains a detailed account of Tangut historical phonology within the proposed Macro-Rgyalrongic group, and over twenty new sound laws are proposed. It also discusses the issue of language classification and the position of Tangut in the Sino-Tibetan family. Base sur la philologie tangoute et sur les etudes de terrain de l'auteur sur les langues rgyalrongs, qui y sont prochement apparentees, ce livre est la premiere application de la methode comparative a l'etude du tangoute. Il contient une analyse detaillee de la phonologie historique du tangoute au sein du groupe macro-rgyalronguique propose par l'auteur. Plus de vingt nouvelles lois phonetiques sont exposees pour la premiere fois. Il discute aussi de la question de la classification des langues et de la position du tangoute au sein de la famille sino-tibetaine.

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