A Grammar of Lao (Mouton Grammar Library [MGL]) by N.J. Enfield

By N.J. Enfield

Lao is the nationwide language of Laos, and can also be spoken largely in Thailand and Cambodia. it's a tone language of the Tai-Kadai family members (Southwestern Tai branch). Lao is an severe instance of the keeping apart, analytic language style. This publication is the main entire grammatical description of Lao up to now. It describes and analyses the real buildings of the language, together with classifiers, sentence-final debris, and serial verb buildings. specified awareness is paid to grammatical themes from a semantic, pragmatic, and typological perspective.

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