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Brill’s Studies in South and Southwest Asian Languages (BSSAL) is a peer-reviewed series that provides a venue for high-quality monograph-length descriptive and theoretical studies on the languages of South and Southwest Asia.
Aone van Engelenhoven
Leti is spoken on the island with the same name near the Indonesian-East Timorese border. This small Austronesian language became known among linguists for the complex patterns of metathesis permeating its entire grammar. Besides little discussed topics, like its intricate deictic system and ...
L. de Vries & R. de Vries-Wiersma
In this book an outline is given of the morphology of Wambon with an emphasis on placing the data in the wider context of the present typological knowledge about Papuan languages. The descriptions are amply illustrated by examples. These examples, mostly taken from recorded texts, have been ...
Edited by H.A. Poeze & P. Schoorl
The work is concerned with the reconstruction of the phonemes of Proto-Malayo-Javanic, the last proto-language which is directly continued by the Sundanese, Javanese, Malay, and Madurese.
Edited by J. Noorduyn & A. Teeuw
Preserved on undated palm-leaf manuscripts, Old Sundanese texts are generally in poor condition and unavailable to a wider audience. There are limited texts in any form of Sundanese, and only limited knowledge of Old Sundanese. In presenting three long Old Sundanese poems, Noorduyn and Teeuw, in ...
David Holm, National Chengchi University
Illustrated with 133 maps, Mapping the Old Zhuang Character Script by David Holm, surveys the traditional character script of the Zhuang and related peoples in southern China and northern Vietnam, and discusses regional variation in relation to dialect, native chieftaincies, ritual masters, ...
Edited by Nathan W. Hill, SOAS, London
While providing unique and detailed information on early Tibeto-Burman languages and their contact and relationship to other languages, this book at the same time sets out to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European model.
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