A Grammatical Sketch of Hainan Cham (Pacific Linguistics [Pl] #643) (Hardcover)

A Grammatical Sketch of Hainan Cham (Pacific Linguistics [Pl] #643) By Graham Thurgood, Ela Thurgood, Li Fengxiang Cover Image
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This volume is a grammatical sketch of Hainan Cham, an endangered tonal Austronesian language. The study focuses on three areas: social background and contact history, the grammar (including all the recorded vocabulary), and a description of the sound system (including acoustic description). The appendixes also include the wordlist of Sanya Chinese forms and four analyzed texts.

About the Author


Graham Thurgood, Ela Thurgood, and Li Fengxiang, California State University, Chico, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781614517344
ISBN-10: 1614517347
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Publication Date: May 26th, 2014
Pages: 428
Language: English
Series: Pacific Linguistics [Pl]