A Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwa (2 Vols.)



Dr. Anton Lustig s Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwais a thorough and unique documentation of this main language of the Jingpo minority in southwest China. Volume I clarifies the precise meanings of numerous grammatical and lexical categories, in a holistic and all-encompassing but also vivid way, offering real insight into the conceptual universe of this typologically highly interesting tonal language, with suprasegmental traits. Volume II contains a dictionary, stories and songs. This work is also a historical monument for and tribute to this endangered language. With financial support of the International Institute for Asian Studies (www.iias.nl).

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Weight 6.4 lbs
Dimensions 9.7 × 6.9 × 3.7 in


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