Annotated Texts of the Languages of the Barak Valley: Thadou, Saihriem, Hrangkhol, Ranglong

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Pauthang Haokip. Edited by Mary Burke and Marty Heaton

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This inaugural volume of the CoRSAL Occasional Publications is a collection of traditional and personal texts in Thadou, Saihriem, Hrangkhol, and Ranglong, four languages of the Barak Valley region of Assam, India. The narratives were collected, transcribed, and translated by Dr. Pauthang Haokip, who is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India and a member of the Thadou community. This text collection includes grammatical analysis presented in the form of interlinear glossing and accompanied by audio recordings in the Languages of the Barak Valley collection in the Computational Resources of South Asian Languages Archive. The collection will be of lasting interest to historical, comparative, and typological linguists, as well as speakers connecting or reconnecting with cultural and linguistic traditions.

Pauthang Haokip is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the Department of Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has published widely on various structural aspects of Thadou. His work appears in journals such as Himalayan Linguistics and the Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area.

978-1-68040-060-1 paper
8.5×11. 149 pp. Notes.
Typology (Linguistics).
May 2021

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