Download E-books Grammar of Mangghuer: A Mongolic Language of China's Qinghai-Gansu Sprachbund (Curzon Asian Linguistics) PDF
By Keith Slater
This publication is a grammar of Mangghuer, a Mongolic language spoken through nearly 25,000 humans in China's northwestern Qinghai Province. Mangghuer is almost unknown outdoor China, and no grammar of Mangghuer has ever been released in any language. The book's fundamental significance is therefore as a scientific grammatical description of a little-known language. The booklet additionally makes an important contribution to comparative Mongolic reviews. as well as the synchronic description of Mangghuer, large comparability with different Mongolic languages is integrated, demonstrating the genetic courting of Mangghuer inside that relatives. during describing Mangghuer linguistic buildings, the ebook additionally examines problems with curiosity to linguistic typologists.