Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language: The Bodo Verb

Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language: The Bodo Verb

by Prafulla Basumatary
Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language: The Bodo Verb

Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language: The Bodo Verb

by Prafulla Basumatary

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Overview

The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive description of the verbal system of Bodo, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Northeast India, particularly Assam. The book provides a thorough description of the Bodo verb that will be comprehensive enough to be of use to Tibeto-Burmanists, language typologists and those teaching the language.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787073395
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 06/30/2017
Series: Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics , #42
Edition description: New
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x (d)

About the Author

Prafulla Basumatary is a linguist who was awarded his PhD in 2015 from Gauhati University, Assam, India. He won the University Grants Commission – Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Award for his doctoral research during 2008–2013. He has carried out extensive fieldwork for the documentation and archiving of Bodo, of which he is a native speaker. Currently he is a guest faculty member in the Department of Linguistics, Gauhati University, with specializations in multilingual education, linguistic field methods, and training in linguistic software.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS: Language and People – Literature Review – The Verb Root – The Verb Stem – Verbal Inflections – Complex Verbal Constructions – Clausal Constructions – Pedagogy and the Bodo Verb – Concluding Statement.

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