A Grammar of Mangghuer: A Mongolic Language of China's by Keith W. Slater

By Keith W. Slater

This ebook is a grammar of Mangghuer, a Mongolic language spoken via nearly 25,000 humans in China's northwestern Qinghai Province. Mangghuer is nearly unknown outdoor China, and no grammar of Mangghuer has ever been released in any language. The book's fundamental value is hence as a scientific grammatical description of a little-known language. The publication 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 dating of Mangghuer inside that relatives. during describing Mangghuer linguistic buildings, the publication additionally examines problems with curiosity to linguistic typologists.

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