This third edition of Compendium of the World’s Languages has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems. All cultural and historical notes as well as statistical data have been checked, updated and in many cases expanded....
Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge
The Routledge Handbook of Scripts and Alphabets is a unique reference to the main scripts and alphabets of the world. The Handbook presents over 60 alphabets covering an enormous scope of languages; from Amharic and Chinese to Thai and Cree. Full script tables are given for every language and each...
Published November 24th 2011 by Routledge
This second edition of The Routledge Concise Compendium of the World’s Languages has been completely revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide cross-section of natural-language systems. All cultural and historical notes as well as statistical data for each language have been...
Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge
Many languages, particularly those which have achieved literary status, have been studied and described in depth. Here, for the first time, is a general survey covering a wide spectrum of the world's languages - from all language families - is available in a single, scholarly source. The articles...
Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge
From Afrikaans to Zulu, almost 100 languages from the comprehensive Compendium of the World's Languages are featured in this new concise version. Many articles have been revised. The Concise Compendium presents a detailed comparative study of the major and many of the lesser known languages of the...
Published April 8th 1998 by Routledge
This is a handy reference to the main scripts and alphabets of the world:* over forty alphabets are presented and discussed* enormous scope of languages ranging from Amharic and Chinese to Thai and Cree* full script tables are given* each entry is accompanied by a brief overview of its historical...
Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge
Published July 24th 1991 by Routledge