Language atlas of South Asia

by Toshiki Osada

Publisher: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature in Kyoto

Written in English
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Statementedited by Toshiki Osada, Masayuki Onishi
LC ClassificationsP381.S58 L35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24861861M
ISBN 109784902325546
LC Control Number2011385656

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Additional books are planned describing some of the major South Asia languages. The maps and tables presented in this book use data available from Censuses and other sources covering different parts of South Asia, such as: British India(), Republic of India (), Provinces of East and West Pakistan(), Islamic Republic of Pakistan Cited by: 2.

In "Atlas of the Languages and Ethnic Communities of South Asia," Roland J.L. Breton has created an unusual, very helpful reference source. By "South Asia," the author (and, evidently, scholarly consensus) refers to the region including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepan, Bhutan, and the borders of Cited by: Utilizing a semiographic analysis and combining and comparing language data from various national censuses covering a forty year period, this atlas enables readers to actually see the geographical location, extension and linguistic affinities of any of the numerous languages spoken in South Asia.\"--BOOK JACKET.\/span>\" ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.

Language in South Asia is an accessible interdisciplinary book for students and scholars in sociolinguistics, multilingualism, language planning and South Asian studies. The Languages and Linguistics of South Asia is part of the multi-volume reference work on the languages and linguistics of the continents of the world.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Languages: Česky | Deutsch | English. South Asia also publishes more English language books than another other part of the world outside North America and the United Kingdom.

Newspapers and magazines in South Asian languages may now be found on the internet, as computer fonts are developed for the many different scripts found in South Asia. The Atlas is a detailed, far-reaching handbook of fundamental importance, dealing with a large number of diverse fields of knowledge, with the reported facts based on sound scholarly research and.

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Click on the article title to read more. Bengali is the second most spoken language of South Asia, found in both Bangladesh and Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura.

The International Mother Language Day was created by UNESCO to commemorate the Bengali language. Other notable languages include Punjabi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Pashto, Malayalam and Konkani.

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The caption भारत in the lower right says "India" in Hindi, but the map actually includes Sri Lanka, Pakistan, China, Tibet, Nepal, Bangladesh and Burma as well. Book Description. Expressive Morphology in the Languages of South Asia explores the intricacies of the grammars of several of the languages of the South Asian subcontinent.

Specifically, the contributors to this volume examine grammatical resources for shaping elaborative, rhyming, and alliterative expressions, conveying the emotions, states, conditions and perceptions of speakers.

The Atlas is divided into two main sections, followed by a series of tables, charts, and bibliographies. The first section is a generalized presentation of the languages and ethnic communities of south Asia.

This section has no maps or tables, but seeks to prepare the reader for what follows with a series of essays. South Asia is a rich and fascinating linguistic area, its many hundreds of languages from four major language families representing the distinctions of caste, class, profession, religion, and region.

This comprehensive new volume presents an overview of the language situation in this vast subcontinent in a linguistic, historical and Price: $ Dravidian languages, family of some 70 languages spoken primarily in South Asia.

The Dravidian languages are spoken by more than million people in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. They are divided into South, South-Central, Central, and North groups; these. Lesser known languages of South Asia Status and policies, case studies and applications of information technology.

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South Asia or Southern Asia is the southern region of Asia, which is defined in both geographical and ethno-cultural terms. The region consists of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Topographically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate and defined largely by the Indian Ocean on the south, and the Himalayas, Karakoram, and Pamir mountains on the. In a simple strategy that all books in the series employ, the volume begins with foundational material (including chapters on history, language, and, in the case of South Asia, religion), moves to a discussion of globalisation, and then focuses the investigation more.

The increasing globalization and centralization in the world is threatening the existence of a large number of smaller languages. In South Asia some locally dominant languages (e.g., Hindi, Urdu, Nepali) are gaining ground beside English at the expense of the lesser-known languages.

Despite a long history of stable multilingualism, language death is not uncommon in the South Asian context. The languages of South Asia include a few major groups. Indo-Aryan languages, a branch of the Indo-European language family.; Dravidian languages, in South India and Sri Lanka.; Tibeto-Burman languages, a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family, along the northern and eastern edges.; Munda languages, a branch of the Austroasiatic language family, in small areas of India.The Indo-European migrations were the migrations of Proto-Indo-European language (PIE) speakers, as proposed by contemporary scholarship, and the subsequent migrations of people speaking further developed Indo-European languages, which explains why the Indo-European languages are spoken in a large area from India and Iran to Europe.

While there can be no direct evidence of prehistoric. South Asia is a rich and fascinating linguistic area, its many hundreds of languages from four major language families representing the distinctions of caste, class, profession, religion, and region. This comprehensive new volume presents an overview of the language situation in this vast subcontinent in a linguistic, historical and sociolinguistic context.5/5(1).