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Panjabi

A Comprehensive Grammar, 1st Edition

By Mangat Bhardwaj

Routledge

456 pages

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Description

Panjabi: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Panjabi grammar.

It presents a fresh, accessible and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Panjabi. The book moves from the script and sound through morphology and word classes to a detailed analysis of sentence structures and semantic features.

The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Panjabi grammar. It offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, and provides full and clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on Panjabi as used by present-day native speakers.

An extensive index and numbered paragraphs provide readers with easy access to the information they require.

Features include:

    • detailed treatment of the common grammatical structures and parts of speech
    • extensive exemplification
    • particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty
    • Gurmukhi script and transliteration provided throughout
    • additional chapter on the Shahmuki script

Panjabi: A Comprehensive Grammar is an essential reference source for the learner and user of Panjabi. With clear and simple explanations it will remain the standard reference work for years to come for both learners and linguists alike.

A Workbook and Reader to accompany this grammar can be downloaded from https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138793866.

*Please note that, due to unforseen circumstances, the Workbook and Reader have been delayed.*

Table of Contents

Section A: Preliminaries. Glossary. Abbreviations. Section B: Morphology and sematic features of the forms. Section C: Syntax and semantics.

About the Author

Mangat Rai Bhardwaj is a native speaker of Panjabi with a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Manchester. He has taught Panjabi, Hindi-Urdu, English and translation and interpreting in colleges and worked as a freelance translator and interpreter. Previous publications include Hindi Urdu Bol Chaal (with G. Wells), Colloquial Panjabi and Colloquial Panjabi 2.

About the Series

Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

Comprehensive Grammars are clear guides to the entire grammar system of each language. They are suitable for intermediate to advanced learners and a must for every language reference library.

All Comprehensive Grammars are available as inspection copies.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FOR000000
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
FOR030000
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Indic Languages
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General

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