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bibliography of the lesser known languages and dialects ofIndia and Nepal

bibliography of the lesser known languages and dialects ofIndia and Nepal

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Published in [Kathmandu] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- Languages -- Bibliography.,
  • Nepal -- Languages -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard D. Hugoniot.
    ContributionsHugoniot, Richard D.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16675706M


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Bibliography Bibliographie: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Summer Institute of Linguistics (Nepal). Bibliographical index of the lesser known languages and dialects of India and Nepal. [Kathmandu] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hugoniot; Summer Institute of Linguistics (Nepal)   TOPICAL REPORTS Lesser-Known Languages in Nepal A brier state-or-the-art report Gerd Hansson I.

As a major part of the Himalayan region. Nepal houses a large variety of cllmic groups with culturaltradilions of their own.

Besides the philology of the "great traditions" in Nepali. Sanskrit/Prakrit. Newari. Tibetan, or   Dialects are linguistic varieties that may differ in pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling and the classification of varieties of English only in terms of pronunciation, see regional accents of English.

Dialects can be defined as "sub-forms of languages which are, in general, mutually comprehensible." English speakers from different countries and regions use a variety of different   Maldivian language has notable dialects.

The standard dialect is that of capital city, Malé. Minicoy which was once a part of Maldives has its own dialect called Maliku bas or Mahl that still retain older Dhivehi features. Maliku bas is mutially intelligible with standard ://   The languages of India are divided into various language families, of which the Indo-Aryan and the Dravidian languages are the most widely spoken.

There are also many languages belonging to unrelated language families such as Austroasiatic and Sino-Tibetan, spoken by smaller stic records begin with the appearance of the Brāhmī script from about the 3rd century BCE   Template:Infobox continent. Asia (i / ˈ eɪ ʒ ə / or / ˈ eɪ ʃ ə /) is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern it covers only % of the Earth's total surface area, it comprises 30% of earth's land area, and has historically been home to the bulk of the planet's human population (currently roughly 60%).Definition and boundaries  Etymology  History  Geography and climate The book is originally written in Kamrupi language, which is a dialect of Assamese.

The author is known more thrugh her pen name which is Mamoni Raisom Goswami or Mamoni Baideo. The book has won the Jnanpith but the author has also won the Sahitya Akademi for Mamare Dhara Tarowal Aru Dukhan Upanyasa.

The book revolves around the protagonist India - India - People: India is a diverse multiethnic country that is home to thousands of small ethnic and tribal groups.

That complexity developed from a lengthy and involved process of migration and intermarriage. The great urban culture of the Indus civilization, a society of the Indus River valley that is thought to have been Dravidian-speaking, thrived from roughly to ://   Kumaoni (कुमाऊँनी भाष) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by over 2 million people of the Kumaon region of the state of Uttarkhand in northern India.

Along with neighbouring Garhwali, it belongs to the Central Pahari languages, a group normally classified within   Maithili (/ ˈ m aɪ t ɪ l i /; Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language native to the Indian subcontinent, mainly spoken in India and India, it is spoken in the states of Bihar and Jharkhand and is one of the 22 recognised Indian languages.

In Nepal, it is spoken in the eastern Terai and is the second most prevalent language of Nepal. Tirhuta was formerly the primary script for written   A pluricentric language or polycentric language is a language with several interacting codified standard forms, often corresponding to different countries.

Examples include Chinese, English, French, German, Hindustani (Hindi-Urdu), Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili and Tamil. The converse case is a monocentric language, which has only one formally standardized :// PDF | On Jan 1,George van Driem and others published Languages of the Himalayas: An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region, containing an Introduction to the Symbiotic The Descriptive Grammars series provides the required framework, making cross-language comparisons possible and enabling a really fruitful interaction between theoretical and descriptive linguistics.

A wide variety of well-known and lesser-known languages are covered and the information is arranged to be readily accessable to linguists working known as Chinese ‘dialects’) and the to Tibeto-Burman (TB) languages.

Kiranti languages of Nepal, Dulong-Rawang-Anong topographical deixis is a pervasive feature of Trans The Republic of India (Hindi: Bhārat Gaṇarājya) is a nation in South Asia (seventh largest country by area and the second in population) whose borders have included many kingdoms and ethnic groups over the ages.

Different cultural strains include aboriginal groupings, Dravidian peoples of the south, Indo-Persian groups of the north and north-west, north-east groups who may share   According to the Mithila-mahatmya, a Sanskrit work of considerable repute in the territory which it describes, Mithila is the country bounded on the north by the Himalaya, on the south by the Ganges, on the west by the river Gandak, and on the east by the river kosi as well as the strip of the Nepal Tarai.

There are speakers of this great Bihari dialects scattered all over the ://   Abadie, M. Minorities of the Sino-Vietnamese borderland with special reference to Thai Tribes. Bangkok: White Lotus Press.

Abbi, A. Endangered languages of the Andaman Islands. LINCOM Studies in Asian Linguistics Munich: LINCOM ://   Endangered Languages, Linguistics, and Culture: Researching and Reviving the Unami Language of the Lenape By Maureen Hoffmann A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Linguistics Bryn Mawr College May   Inan extensive review of all the languages of Nepal was done by SIL, Tribhuvan University and a number of linguists from various universities.

All of the data from this review was funneled back to Ethnologue. In that review ( Nepal Audit), the following statement was made about Palpa: There is no known attestation for Palpa as a separate Nepal (nəpôl`), officially Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, republic ( est.

pop. 28,), c, sq mi (, sq km), central cked and isolated by the Himalayas, Nepal is bordered on the west, south, and east by India, and on the N by the Tibet region of ://+Democratic+Republic+of+Nepal. the le s prestigious dialects of some of the major languages.

Other bibliographies which could he of use to the inquirer are: Pattanayak, D.P., comp. and ed. Indian langages bibliography tionaries and_teaching materials. New Delhi, India: Educational Resourcec Center, [Also available from the Educational Resources Center alternate names and dialects use the site search.

is a place where you can conveniently find many resources to help you with your research of the world's languages. is owned by SIL International, a service organization that works with people who speak the world's lesser-known  › Purdue Libraries. I ethnically belong to Uttrakhand, so I think I am qualified to answer this.

So lets begin the comparison between the 2 HIMALAYAN BROTHERS. It can be described specifically in following aspects - 1. FACIAL CHARACTERISTICS * HIMACHAL PRADESH KANG   The Tibetan Dialects Project at the University of Berne has been collecting data for a Comparative Dictionary of Tibetan Dialects.

This massive project, headed for many years by Roland Bielmeier, is documenting the exact phonetic realisation of Tibetan-derived vocabulary in dozens of Tibetan languages in five ://:_A_Bibliography.

According to (Moseley, ), Toto is considered as one of the critically endangered International Journal of Linguistics ISSN languages of India. According to (Simons, ) there other Indo-Aryan languages, this paper aims draw attention to one of the lesser known aspects of Kalinga – Lanka relations – the linguistic affinities between the Eastern India (Kalinga) and Throughout the famed Himalayan mountains are large, hidden valleys known as beyul, places of peace and refuge revered by Tibetan Buddhists.

These secret lands of legend have drawn Buddhist seekers for centuries, and one called Pemako is thought to have been the inspiration for Shangri-La, the mystical Himalayan utopia described in James Hilton’s novel “Lost Horizon.”   There are a larger number of lesser known languages, which are endangered and likely to die out in the lack of their use and documentation (Yadav, ).

In order to promote these lesser known languages, the government has to play key role in this ://+politics+in+Nepal.-a The Swedish Harald Hammarström, who runs a bibliography of lesser known languages, pointed this out in his authoritative review of Ethnologue. Language is defined by understanding.

If people speaking two different varieties of a language can understand each other without having first to study the other variety, we consider them as of India project reports that languages became extinct in the past 50 years (Sharma ). In a meeting on "Endangered and Lesser Known Languages: Challenges and   Journal of the Nepal Research Centre, 12,Out of India: Classical values for Today and Tomorrow.

In: H. Nakatani (ed.) Reconstitution of Classical Studies. Special Issue: A Report on a Symposium towards a Reconstitution of Classical Studies [] The Numeral System of Jarawa Andamanese.

MT VII,~witzel/ 2 days ago  East Timor, island country in the eastern Lesser Sunda Islands, at the southern extreme of the Malay Archipelago.

It occupies the eastern half of the island of Timor, the small nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and the enclave of Ambeno.

Dili is the capital and largest ://   The Center for the Advanced Study of India Sindhi, Sinhalese, Tamil, and Telugu. The Library also acquires publications in several of the lesser-known languages of the Subcontinent such as Baluchi, Brahui, Manipuri, Newari, Pushto, and various tribal languages and dialects.

The Library has not actively collected in Assamese and Oriya. Linguistic status and related languages Yolmo people speak a language of the Central Bodic or Tibetan language group of the Tibeto-Burman languages language family.

Although it has a high level of lexical similarity to Sherpa (61% lexical similarity) and Standard Tibetan (66% lexical similarity), there is enough difference for it to be Although Hindi (spoken in the north) and English (the language of politics and commerce) are used officially, more than 1, languages and dialects are spoken.

The Indian constitution recognizes 15 regional languages (Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, and   Munda and non-Munda Austroasiatic languages. Linguistics in South Asia. (Current trends in linguistics, 5.) Ed.

by Sebeok, Thomas A. The Hague: Mouton, -- Reviews the state of descriptive and comparative studies of Austroasiatic languages of India (the Munda languages, Nicobarese, and Khasi), and also Nihali, as of Hindi is also understood and spoken in Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, some areas the Fiji, Guyana, Mauritius, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Western Europe, South Africa, USA etc.

Varieties or Dialects of Hindi There is no fixed number Hindi Language Dialects, however as per Census of Indiathere are 49 dialects of :// The characteristics Indo-European languages share with respect to vocabulary and grammar have led many scholars to postulate that they are all descended from an original parent language, called Proto-Indo-European, which is believed to have been spoken some time before B.C., perhaps before B.C.

or :// In the conference on ‘Endangered Languages, Endangered Knowledge, Endangered Environments’ at the University of California at Berkeley, Luisa Maffi, President of Terralingua, stated that there are “remarkable overlaps between global mappings of the world's areas of biological megadiversity and areas of high linguistic diversity” (, cited in Skutnabb-Kangas, ).

in the major languages of India: Assamese,Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kanarese,Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjab, Tamil, Telugu, Uru, and Sanskrit (still a major language as far as libraries and research is concerned). I have a few items that are in languages other than these main ones or are in dialects of ://.

Description. Tai Folklore and Spirit Belief System. Origin of the Tai People 7―Tai Folklore and Spirit Belief System describes the wide field of oral traditions and the complex ritual belief system of the ethnic Tai people.

Spirit worship is as old as mankind itself and among the Tai people the phenomenon goes back to the ancient days when the first Tai-Kadai speakers originated in the area supplemented by a comprehensive list of works in the bibliography.

Chapter 1, ‘Introduction’ (pp. ), provides an introduction to the speakers of Bhadarwahi, its geographical extension, status, and the overall organization of the work at hand. The author is concerned about the issues pertaining to the revitalization of lesser-known ://