Atong is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Northeast India and Bangladesh. Seino van Breugel presents a deep and thorough insurance and research of all significant components of the grammar, which makes this e-book of significant curiosity and price to normal linguists and typologists in addition to zone experts. along an Atong-English dictionary and 5 fully-glossed Atong texts recorded in the course of large fieldwork, this paintings additionally offers a large ethnolinguistic creation to the audio system and their tradition. Of specific curiosity is the pragmatic method taken for the grammatical research. while the shape of an utterance offers a few clue as to its attainable that means, inference is usually had to arrive on the so much proper interpretation in the context within which the utterance happens. "This is a vital e-book for South Asian and Sino-Tibetan linguistic scholarship. Of the two hundred languages of Northeast India, just a handful were documented; the current paintings brings the variety of full-scale glossy grammars for those languages to 6. hence it represents a different and intensely beneficial contribution." Professor Scott DeLancey "University of Oregon" "This is an excellent educational paintings which makes an enormous contribution to the sphere. there's no different precise account of this actual language, and it's hugely uncertain that anybody will write whatever extra entire within the future." Dr Willem de Reuse "University of North Texas"
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