The Sino-Tibetan languages
Read Online
Share

The Sino-Tibetan languages

  • 130 Want to read
  • ·
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sino-Tibetan languages.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla.
SeriesRoutledge language family series -- 3
ContributionsThurgood, Graham., LaPolla, Randy J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL3521 .S56 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 727 p. :
Number of Pages727
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18839105M
ISBN 100700711295

Download The Sino-Tibetan languages

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

  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 by: The Sino-Tibetan or Han-Tibetan languages, form a language includes Chinese and the Tibeto-Burman languages and some languages of East Asia. Kra-Dai languages and Hmong–Mien languages are also sometimes included.. The largest language within this family are the Chinese languages by far with over billion native speakers. It is also the one with the oldest writing going Geographic distribution: East Asia.   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 : Graham Thurgood. 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.

Agglutinative vs analytic. This article says Sino-Tibetan languages tend to be agglutinative languages, and that page says this is opposite to analytic languages, and that page in turn says Mandarin Chinese is the best example of analytic. I am very confused. --Kaihsu Tai , 10 Oct (UTC) I think there was a mistake; now I am changing agglutinative to analytic. Book Description. The Sino-Tibetan languages form the largest language family in the world in terms of native speakers, of whom there are some billion spread across East Asia, Southeast Asia and parts of South Asia. The family consists of two branches: Sinitic, consisting of the Chinese languages (including Cantonese and Hakka), and Tibeto. THE SINO-TIBETAN LANGUAGES, edited by Graham Thurgood and Randy J. LaPolla, is part of the Routledge Language Family Series. Like all volumes, this one contains mainly synchronic descriptions of all the languages in a recognized family, with some extra chapters on the family as 4/5. 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 cturer: Routledge.

The Sino-Tibetan languages, in a few sources also known as Trans-Himalayan, are a family of more than languages spoken in East Asia, Southeast Asia and South family is second only to Indo-European in terms of the number of native speakers. The Sino-Tibetan languages with the most native speakers are the varieties of Chinese ( billion speakers), Burmese (33 million), and the Geographic distribution: East Asia, Southeast .   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 : Taylor And Francis. Type: Book x; Sino-Tibetan Languages x; Clear All Modify Search Items per page Sort by Page: 1 2 3. Volume 1 OPEN ACCESS Year: in.   One school of thought is that the ancestral language (Proto-Sino-Tibetan) from which all the Sino-Tibetan languages evolved originated in northern China around 4,–6, years ago 1, : Randy J. LaPolla.