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Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 3 A Grammar of Jero

With a Historical Comparative Study of the Kiranti Languages

Jean Robert Opgenort

This description of the phonology, morphology and syntax of the endangered (Tibeto-Burman) Jero language as spoken in eastern Nepal, appears in sequel to the author's 2004 Grammar of Wambule, the language most closely related to Jero.
It pictures the complex-pronominalising language of the Jero Rai, one of the Kiranti tribes of eastern Nepal.
With a historical comparative study of the Kiranti languages, the branch of the Tibeto-Burman language family to which both Jero and Wambule belong. An exhaustive and model reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology and linguistic theory.
With financial support of the International Institute for Asian Studies (www.iias.nl).
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Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 2 A Grammar of Wambule

Grammar, Lexicon, Texts and Cultural Survey of a Kiranti Tribe of Eastern Nepal

Jean Robert Opgenort

This book is more than the first comprehensive description of the fascinating and complex (endangered) language of the Wambule Rai, one of the Kiranti tribes of eastern Nepal; it is a true model for a holistic approach on language documentation, where the phonetics, phonology, morphophonology, morphology, morphosyntax, syntax and pragmatics are interwoven into one organic, living whole.
An exhaustive reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology, linguistic theory and Wambule society and culture, and as such indispensable for any linguistic and anthropological library.
With financial support of the International Institute for Asian Studies (www.iias.nl).