Download e-book for iPad: A Grammar of Lao (Mouton Grammar Library [MGL]) by N.J. Enfield

By N.J. Enfield

Lao is the nationwide language of Laos, and is additionally spoken commonly in Thailand and Cambodia. it's a tone language of the Tai-Kadai kin (Southwestern Tai branch). Lao is an severe instance of the setting apart, analytic language style. This e-book is the main accomplished grammatical description of Lao thus far. It describes and analyses the real buildings of the language, together with classifiers, sentence-final debris, and serial verb structures. specific cognizance is paid to grammatical themes from a semantic, pragmatic, and typological perspective.

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