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1st Edition

A Cognitive-Descriptive Grammar

ISBN 9780415600118
Published October 11, 2010 by Routledge
404 Pages

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Book Description

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 linguists.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Syntax; Chapter 2 Morphology; Chapter 3 Phonology; Chapter 4 Ideophones and Interjections; Chapter 5 Lexicon;

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Kashi Wali has been working on Kashmiri for the last ten years and has published extensively in the fields of linguistics and South Asian languages. She is a visiting professor at Cornell and Syracuse universities.,
Omkar N. Koul, a native speaker of Kashmiri, has published several books and articles related to linguistics, sociolinguistics, and South Asian languages including Kashmiri, Punjabi, and Hindi. He is currently a professor cum deputy director of the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, India.