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Author Yadav, Ramawatar, 1942-

Title A reference grammar of Maithili / by Ramawatar Yadav
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1996

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Description 1 online resource (x, 400 pages) : illustrations
Series Trends in linguistics. Documentation ; 11
Trends in linguistics. Documentation ; 11.
Contents Abbreviations -- 1. A century of Maithili grammatical tradition -- 1.0 Background -- 1.1 Traditional -- 1.2 Historical -- 1.3 Pedagogical -- 1.4 Structural/descriptive -- 1.5 Dictionaries and lexical studies -- 2. Sound system and script -- 2.0 Introduction -- 2.1 Inventory of Maithili phonemes -- 2.2 Vowels -- 2.3 Consonants -- 2.4 Consonant clusters -- 2.5 Vowel clusters -- 2.6 Stress and intonation -- 2.7 Morphophonemics -- 2.8 Script -- 3. The noun and the noun phrase -- 3.0 Introduction -- 3.1 Gender -- 3.2 Number -- 3.3 Case
3.4 The noun phrase4. The pronouns -- 4.1 Inflection -- 4.2 Classes of pronouns -- 4.3 Pronominal adjectives -- 5. Adjectives, modifiers, determiners, and numerals -- 5.1 Adjectives -- 5.2 Genitives as modifiers -- 5.3 Determiners -- 5.4 Numerals -- 6. The verb and the verb phrase -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Structure of the verb phrase -- 6.3 Verb agreement -- 6.4 Causative verb -- 6.5 Compound and conjunct verbs -- 6.6 Passive verb -- 6.7 Modal verb -- 6.8 Auxiliaries as main verbs -- 6.9 Non-finite forms
7. Adverbs, postpositions, clitics, interjections, and particles7.0 Introduction -- 7.1 Adverbs -- 7.2 Postpositions -- 7.3 Clitics -- 7.4 Interjections -- 7.5 Particles -- 8. Sentence types -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Major sentence types -- 8.3 Minor sentence types -- 9. The syntax and semantics of simple and complex sentences -- 9.1 Basic word order -- 9.2 Negation -- 9.3 Causativization -- 9.4 Passivization -- 9.5 Coordination -- 9.6 Subordination -- Notes -- References -- Name index -- Language index -- Subject index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-396) and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Maithili language -- Grammar
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Indic Languages.
Maithili language -- Grammar
Maithili.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783110811698
3110811693