North East Indian linguistics. Vol. 4 / edited by Gwendolyn Hyslop, Stephen Morey, Mark W. Post.
Contributor(s): Hyslop, Gwendolyn. | Morey, Stephen. | Post, Mark W.Call number: 409.541 N864 Material type: BookPublisher: New Delhi : Cambridge University Press India/Foundation Books, 2012. Description: xviii, 403 p. : maps.ISBN: 9789382264514 (pbk.).Subject(s): Tibeto-Burman languages -- India, Northeastern -- Congresses | Linguistics -- India, Northeastern -- Congresses | India, Northeastern -- Languages -- Congresses
Contents:Notes: "The papers in this volume were presented at the fourth NEILS conference, held at the North Eastern Hill University in Shillong, Meghalaya, from January 16-18, 2009"--p. xv.
History, contact and evolution. 1, On the origins of Bodo-Garo. 2, The Stammbaum of Bodo-Garo. 3, Variation in the order of modification in Tai Ahom: an indication of historical Bodo-Garo influence?. 4, The nominalizing velar prefix *gV- in Tibeto-Burman languages of Northeast India -- Bodo-Garo grammar. 5, Serialized verbs in Boro. 6, Personal pronouns in Dimasa -- Orthography, poetics and text. 7, Tshangla orthography. 8, Poetic forms in Nocte, Singpho, Tai and Tangsa. 9, A multi-purpose project for the preservation of war oral literature -- New descriptions. 10, Notes on Usoi Tripura phonetics and phonology. 11, Phonological description of the Hajong language -- Classifiers. 12, Classifiers in Mising. 13, On classifiers in Asamiya. 14, Classifiers in Assamese: their grammar and meaning chains -- Eastern Indo-Aryan grammar. 15, Personal pronouns in Madhav Kandali’s Ramayana. 16, Nominalization and the nominalized clause in Assamese. 17, Copula constructions in Assamese Sadri -- Austroasiatic. 18, Graded passive and active values in serial constructions in Kudeng War.