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A Reference Grammar of Spoken Tamil

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Publisher Comments:

This is a reference grammar of the standard spoken variety of Tamil, which differs radically from the literary language. This book, a much expanded version of the author's Grammar of Spoken Tamil (1979) is the first such grammar to contain examples both in Tamil script and in transliteration, and is designed to be accessible to students studying the modern spoken language at all levels as well as to linguists and other specialists. The book has benefited from extensive native-speaker input and the author's own long experience of teaching Tamil to English-speakers.

Synopsis:

A grammar containing authentic examples in both Tamil and Roman script, for students at all levels.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-225) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Phonology and transliteration; 2. The nominal system; 3. The Tamil verb phrase; 4. Pronouns and pro-forms; 5. Adjectives; 6. Syntax: introduction; 7. Complex syntax and related topics; 8. Appendix: literary Tamil equivalents of spoken Tamil paradigms; References; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521640749
Author:
Schiffman, Harold F.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
South & Southeast Asian *
Subject:
Tamil language.
Subject:
Indic & South Asian Languages - General
Subject:
Asian - South & Southeast Asian
Subject:
Spoken Tamil
Subject:
Tamil language--Spoken Tamil
Subject:
Indic Languages - General
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Southwest Asian and Indian
Series:
Reference Grammars
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
68 tables
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
9.90x6.72x.82 in. 1.43 lbs.

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