By Graham Thurgood,Ela Thurgood,Li Fengxiang

ISBN-10: 1614517347

ISBN-13: 9781614517344

This quantity is a grammatical comic strip of Hainan Cham, an endangered tonal Austronesian language. The examine makes a speciality of 3 components: social history and call historical past, the grammar (including the entire recorded vocabulary), and an outline of the sound method (including acoustic description). The appendixes additionally contain the wordlist of Sanya chinese language types and 4 analyzed texts.

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