Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguistics: 2007 by Rajendra Singh

By Rajendra Singh

South Asia is domestic to loads of languages and dialects. even if linguists engaged on this area have made major contributions to our figuring out of language, society, and language in society on an international scale, there's as but no famous overseas discussion board for the trade of principles among linguists engaged on South Asia.

The Annual Reviewof South Asian Languages and Linguistics is designed to be simply that discussion board. It brings jointly empirical and theoretical learn and serves as a trying out floor for the articulation of latest principles and methods that could be grounded in a research of South Asian languages yet that have common applicability.

each one volumewill have 4 significant sections:
I. Invited contributions together with cutting-edge essays on examine in South Asian languages.
II. Refereed open submissions concentrating on appropriate concerns and supplying a number of viewpoints.
III. reviews from world wide, e-book experiences and abstracts of doctoral theses.

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