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  1. Evenki

    By Igor Nedjalkov

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Evenki is one of the nine Tungusic languages spoken in Siberia and Northern China. This books gives a complete description of all this language's linguistics domains. Evenki is remarkable for both the vast area where it is spoken- from Western Siberia to the Amur regions and from the shores of the...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Marathi

    By Rajeshwari Pandharipande

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    This is a complete grammatical description of Marathi, which belongs to the Indo-European family and is spoken in Maharashtra State in India. It has around 45 million speakers, who comprise about eight per cent of the total population of India. Marathi is particularly interesting from the point of...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Rapanui

    A Descriptive Grammar

    By Veronica du Feu

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Rapanui, the language of Easter Island, is in danger of extinction. A Polynesian language, closely related to Maori, it is spoken by less than 2000 people. This description, based on recordings made in the 1980s and on information provided by the islanders, represents Veronica De Feu's...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Maori

    By Winifred Bauer

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    This descriptive grammar provides a uniquely comprehensive description of Maori, the East Polynesian language of the indigenous people of New Zealand. Today, the language is under threat and it seems likely that the Maori of the future will differ quite considerably from the Maori of the...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Hungarian

    By Istvan Kenesei, Robert M. Vago, Anna Fenyvesi

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Hungarian is spoken by 14-15 million people worldwide. A unique language, completely unrelated to the languages of its neighbouring countries, it boasts a grammar full of complex features and vocabulary of basically Uralic (Finno-Ugric) origin. Hungarian addresses current issues in the description...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Kashmiri

    A Cognitive-Descriptive Grammar

    By Omkar N. Koul, Kashi Wali

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Kashmir boasts a language which challenges every field of linguistics. Kashmiri is spoken by approximately 3,000,000 people. Its syntax, similar to Germanic and other verb second languages, has raised many significant issues within current generative theories proposed by Chomsky and other prominent...

    Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Grammar: A Pocket Guide

    By Susan J. Behrens

    If you've ever wanted a quick and easy guide to verbs and adverbs, commas and apostrophes, clauses and prepositions, then this is a must-have book for you. Easing readers gently into the study of the structure of English, Grammar: A Pocket Guide covers common questions such as: Is it "10 items or...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar

    A Practical Guide

    By John Whitlam

    Series: Modern Grammars

    Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Brazilian Portuguese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as agreement, nouns,...

    Published August 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese

    Workbook Level 1, Traditional Characters

    By Claudia Ross, Baozhang He, Pei-chia Chen, Meng Yeh

    The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study which takes students from complete beginner to post-intermediate level. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it...

    Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Catalan

    By Jose Ignacio Hualde

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    Among the languages of Europe spoken by bilingual communities, Catalan has a special status because of its vitality. Catalan enjoys official recognition in Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands, in spain and in the principality of Andorra. Catalan is of importance within the Romance family...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge