Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 1 Rabha (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library) (v. 1)

Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 1 Rabha (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library) (v. 1)


The Rabha s inhabit the plains on either side of the Brahmaputra river in Assam, within the North East of India. Their language is Rabha, a member of the Tibeto-Burman language relatives. this is often the 1st ever entire grammar of the Rongdani dialect of Rabha, as spoken in, a.o., the Rabha heartlands. in accordance with wide box paintings through the writer, this paintings is one more major step within the meticulous activity of piecing jointly the jigsaw of Himalayan languages as undertaken by means of George van Driem and his crew. Given the regular decline of the Rabha language in favour of Assamese, all these attracted to the language and heritage of the Himalayas and northerly India will welcome this quantity. With a Rabha dictionary/vocabulary, and a sequence of key Rabha texts laying off gentle on its humans s customs. With monetary help of the overseas Institute of Asian stories (www.iias.nl)."

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