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Author Denwood, Philip.

Title Tibetan / Philip Denwood.

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Company, 1999.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 372 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series London Oriental and African language library, 1382-3485 ; v. 3
London Oriental and African language library ; v. 3. 1382-3485
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-356) and index.
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Summary The Tibetan language comprises a wide range of spoken and written varieties whose known history dates from the 7th century AD to the present day. Its speakers inhabit a vast area in Central Asia and the Himalayas extending into seven modern nation states, while its abundant literature includes much of vital importance to the study of Buddhism. After surveying all the known varieties of Tibetan, including their geographical and historical background, this book concentrates on a phonological and grammatical description of the modern spoken Lhasa dialect, the standard spoken variety. The grammati.
Subject Tibetan language -- Grammar.
Tibetan language -- Dialects -- China -- Lhasa.
Tibetan language.
Language and languages.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Southeast Asian Languages.
Tibetan language -- Dialects. (OCoLC)fst01150644
Tibetan language -- Grammar. (OCoLC)fst01150645
China -- Lhasa. (OCoLC)fst01217357
Tibetaans.
Tib├ętain (langue) -- Grammaire.
Tib├ętain (langue) -- Dialectes -- Chine -- Lhassa.
Other Form: Print version: Denwood, Philip. Tibetan. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co. 1999 1556197276 (DLC) 99022267 (OCoLC)41565008
ISBN 9789027283061 (electronic bk.)
9027283060 (electronic bk.)
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