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作者 Sun, Hongkai
書名 A Grammar of Anong : Language Death under Intense Contact
出版項 Leiden : BRILL, 2009
©2009
國際標準書號 9789047430308 (electronic bk.)
9789004176867
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (408 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region Ser. ; v.9
Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region Ser
附註 CONTENTS -- Preface to the English Edition -- Original Preface -- Abbreviations -- Chapter One Introduction -- 1.1. The Anong People -- 1.2. Population Distribution -- 1.3. Legends about the Origin of the Anong People -- 1.4. Social and Economic Conditions -- 1.5. Traditions -- 1.5.1. Dwelling -- 1.5.2. Diet and Food Sources -- 1.5.3. Marriage and Family -- 1.5.4. Burial -- 1.5.5. Religion -- 1.6. The Language of the Anong People -- 1.6.1. Research on Anong -- 1.6.2. Anong Language Use -- 1.6.3. Analysis of Anong Attrition -- 1.7. Other Related Issues -- 1.7.1. The Anong of China Have no Writing System -- 1.7.2. Attrition under Intense Contact -- 1.7.3. Problems with Mutual Intelligibility among the Nu -- Chapter Two Phonology -- 2.1. Initial Consonants -- 2.1.1. Single Consonants -- 2.1.2. Single Initial Consonants -- 2.1.3. Consonant Clusters -- 2.2. Vowels and Finals -- 2.2.1. Simple Vowels -- 2.2.2. Simple Vowels without Codas -- 2.2.3. Nasalized Vowels -- 2.2.4. Vowel "Sequences" -- 2.2.5. Vowels with Codas -- 2.3. Tones and Remnants of Tone Sandhi -- 2.4. Syllables -- Chapter Three Lexicon -- 3.1. Basic Characteristics of Words in Anong -- 3.2. Lexical Classification -- 3.2.1. Classifying Words According to Their Origins -- 3.2.2. Word Formation -- 3.2.3. Semantic Classification -- 3.3. Word Formation Processes -- 3.3.1. Derivation -- 3.3.2. Compounding -- 3.3.3. Four-syllable Eleborate Expressions -- 3.3.4. Reduplication -- 3.3.5. Imitation -- Chapter Four Syntax -- 4.1. Parts of Speech (Morphological Categories) -- 4.1.1. Nouns -- 4.1.2. Numerals -- 4.1.3. Classifiers and Measure Words -- 4.1.4. Pronouns -- 4.1.5. Verbs -- 4.1.6. Adjectives -- 4.1.7. Adverbs -- 4.1.8. Particles -- 4.1.9. Conjunctions -- 4.1.10. Mood Particles -- 4.1.11. Interjections -- 4.2. Syntax -- 4.2.1. Word Order and Sentential Constituents
4.2.2. Simple Sentences -- 4.2.3. Complex Sentences -- Chapter Five The Restructuring of Anong -- 5.1. The Restructuring of the Lexicon -- 5.1.1. The Rapid Increase in Loanwords -- 5.1.2. Differences among Anong Speakers' Knowledge of the Lexicon -- 5.2. Phonological Changes -- 5.2.1. Development of Complex Vowels and Nasalized Vowels -- 5.2.2. Loss of Consonant Clusters -- 5.2.3. The Loss of Retroflex Consonants -- 5.2.4. The Emergence of Laryngealized Vowels -- 5.2.5. Development of the 33 Tone -- 5.2.6. Allophonic Variation -- 5.3. Grammatical Restructuring -- 5.3.1. Plural Marking on Nouns -- 5.3.2. Possessives -- 5.3.3. Changes in the Numeral System -- 5.3.4. Person Marking on Verbs -- 5.3.5. Causatives -- 5.3.6. Grammatical Particles -- 5.3.7. The Copulas -- 5.3.8. Stories and Texts -- Chapter Six Anong in Tibeto-Burman -- 6.1. Anong as a Separate Language -- 6.1.1. Sound Comparisons -- 6.2. Lexical Comparison -- 6.3. Grammatical Comparison -- 6.3.1. Plural Marking -- 6.3.2. Nominal Diminutives -- 6.3.3. Possessives -- 6.3.4. Classifiers and Measure Words -- 6.3.5. The Formation and Characteristics of Reflexives -- 6.3.6. Verbal Grammatical Categories -- 6.3.7. Case Marking Particles -- 6.4. The Position of Anong in Tibeto-Burman -- 6.4.1. Phonological Features -- 6.4.2. Morphological Characteristics -- 6.4.3. Grammatical Characteristics -- 6.5. Conclusion -- References -- Appendices -- Appendix A The Anong lexicon -- Appendix B Texts -- Text One: Crossbows -- Text Two: Overhead Cables and Boats -- Text Three: Pythons -- Appendix C An acoustic look at Anong -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1. Anong Data -- 2. Vowels -- 2.1. Vowel Raising -- 2.2. Apical Vowel -- 2.3. Nasal and Nasalized Vowels -- 2.4. Influence of Lisu on the Anong Vowel System -- 2.5. Summary -- 3. Consonants -- 3.1. Variation in Consonant Production -- 3.2. Voice Onset Time
3.3. Coronal Contrasts -- 4. Tones and Tense-Modal Register -- 4.1. Tones -- 4.2. Tense-Modal Register -- 5. Conclusions -- References -- Index
A work that will be of interest to those interested in typology, language history, and contact induced change, this book documents the radical restructuring of Anong over the last 40 years under intense contact with Lisu
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鏈接 Print version: Sun, Hongkai A Grammar of Anong : Language Death under Intense Contact Leiden : BRILL,c2009 9789004176867
主題 Tulung language.;Tulung (Tibeto-Burman people) -- China -- Languages
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Alt Author Liu, Guangkun
Fengxiang, Li
Thurgood, Ela
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