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By N.J. Enfield

ISBN-10: 3110185881

ISBN-13: 9783110185881

Lao is the nationwide language of Laos, and is usually spoken extensively in Thailand and Cambodia. it's a tone language of the Tai-Kadai relations (Southwestern Tai branch). Lao is an severe instance of the keeping apart, analytic language sort. This publication is the main complete grammatical description of Lao to this point. It describes and analyses the real buildings of the language, together with classifiers, sentence-final debris, and serial verb structures. specified realization is paid to grammatical themes from a semantic, pragmatic, and typological perspective.

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