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Author Zemp, Marius, author.

Title A grammar of Purik Tibetan / by Marius Zemp
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (xxix, 963 pages) : illustrations, color map
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library : languages of the greater Himalayan region ; volume 21
Brill's Tibetan studies library. Languages of the greater Himalayan region ; v. 21.
Contents Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Abbreviations Used in the CDTD; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 Purik; 1.2 South and East Purik; 1.3 Language Contact; 1.4 Genetic Affiliation; 1.5 Previous Research; 1.6 Data; 1.7 A Note on Pragmatics; 1.8 The Method of Functional Reconstruction; 1.8.1 Focus Marker -pa; 1.8.2 Augmentative '-r(a); 1.8.3 (g)cig 'one', Indefinite -(tʃ)ik; 1.8.4 Pre-, Pronominal, and Clause-Final Demonstratives; 1.8.5 Contrastive -na; 1.8.6 Additive -aŋ; 1.8.7 Delimitative -tsa; 1.8.8 Onset-alternation; 1.8.9 The -s Suffix
1.8.10 Testimonial Existential duk, Inferential -suk, and Potential V-(t/n)uk1.8.11 Quotative ( -- )lo; 1.9 Outline; Chapter 2 Phonology; 2.1 Synchronic Phonology; 2.1.1 Phonemic Inventory; Consonants; Stops; Affricates; Fricatives; Nasals; Liquids; Approximants; Vowels; 2.1.2 Syllable Structure; 2.1.3 Morphophonemic Processes; 2.1.4 Stress; 2.2 Diachronic Phonology; 2.2.1 Introduction; 2.2.2 Consonantal Changes from WT to Purik; Preradicals; s-; l-; r-; d-; g- b- Nasal Preradicals; Radicals; WT Voiceless Labial (p, ph) and Dental (t, th) Plosives; Excursus: The Purik Retroflex Stops; WT Voiceless Velar Plosives (k and kh); WT Voiced Plosives; Medial Labial Radicals Following Nasal; Prefixed and Unprefixed Affricates; Sibilants; Spirant; Nasals; Liquids; Approximants; A chung and a chen; Postradicals; WT r-clusters; WT y-clusters; Irregular Developments Postradical w2. WT Postradical l; Purik /ʁ/; Further Initial Clusters without a WT Source; Finals; Nasals; Velar and Uvular Stops; Syllable Final Plosive before Nasal; Postfinal -s; 2.2.3 Vowels; WT e/a: Purik ja; Vowel Harmony; 2.2.4 Contractions; 2.2.5 Stress; 2.2.6 Summary; Chapter 3 Noun Phrases; 3.1 Derivation; 3.1.1 Suffixal Derivation; Monosyllabic Simplices; -pa; -ba; -ma; Related Nominal Endings: P -wa, -ja, -a, -maq(s); -p(ʰ)o; -mo -bu3.1.1.9 -kʰa; -tse; Non-syllabic Nominalizing Suffixes -s, -d (and -n?); -tʃan; -met; -gaŋ 'full of'; -nte/-nʈe; 3.1.2 Compounding; Copulative Compounds; Determinative Compounds; Determinative Compounds with Nominal Heads (Endocentric); Determinative Compounds with Adjectival Heads (Exocentric); Determinative Compounds with Verbal Heads; Unanalyzable Polysyllabic Nouns; 3.1.3 Reduplication and Assonance; Postlexical Use of Repetition
Summary In A Grammar of Purik Tibetan , Marius Zemp offers a comprehensive description of the phonologically archaic Tibetan variety spoken in Kargil, the capital of a region called Purik, situated in the state of Jammu andamp; Kashmir, India. This book contains the most thorough and insightful description of the verbal system of a Tibetic language yet written and will be particularly relevant for scholars studying evidentiality. It also includes highly valuable discussions of a syntactically and pragmatically well-defined class of ideophones which Zemp calls "dramatizers" and of prosody - topics which are too often neglected in language descriptions. Finally, this book goes beyond what others have done in that Purik data are used to elucidate our understanding of Classical Tibetan and its origins
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 01, 2022)
Subject Purik language -- Grammar
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Southeast Asian Languages.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018011917
ISBN 9789004366312