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Unit Three: Language 1. Compare language and literary tradition? Language is a system of communication through speech whereas literary tradition is a system of written communication 2. Define official language the language used by government for laws, reports and public objects such as road signs, money and stamps 3. Why are some languages (e.g. English) distributed throughout the world English was able to diffuse throughout the word by the immigration of English speaking peoples to new areas (N. America) , the establishment of overseas colonies by the United States and United Kingdom, and as well as through expansion diffusion through the creation of a global economy

Biocultural Diversity: Threatened species, endangered languages

Biocultural Diversity: Threatened species, endangered languages

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Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics, 1 (2): 211-270.

The diversity of the Tibeto-Burman language family and the linguistic ancestry of Chinese

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Proceedings of th ICHR Conference, IGNCA Delhi, March 2018

An Appraisal of the Linguistic Evidence in Relation to the Aryan Homeland Issue

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We review the linguistic arguments that do exist for the AIT, as well as those that have recently been developed in favour of the OIT by Satya Swarup Misra, Nicholas Kazanas, Shrikant Talageri, Igor Tonoyan-Belyayev, and ourselves. We argue that the findings of Historical and Comparative Linguistics are perfectly compatible with a scenario of Indo-European emigration from an Indian Homeland, and marginally even indicate it.

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The basic question addressed by the 15 contributions to this volume can be formulated as follows:“To what extent is the family tree model useful in describing relationships between languages, and to what extent are the relationships shaped by areal diffusion rather than genealogical relatedness?” The papers were first presented at a 1998 workshop at Dixon and Aikhenvald’s Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, for which Dixon’s (1997) provocative essay on this topic served as the basis of the discussion.

Historical Linguistics – the study of language change – is a major field in linguistics. With its long history and numerous subfields of its own, Historical Linguistics provides challenges to both beginning students and scholars not specialized in this field. This Glossary meets these challenges by providing accessible and widely representative definitions, discussion, and examples of key terms and concepts used in the field. It is written by two well-known authorities in this field. The book is extremely valuable to anyone wishing to understand historical linguistic terminology and concepts. Key Features • A handy, easily understandable pocket guide, and a valuable companion for courses in Historical Linguistics, history of individual languages, history of linguistics, and for anyone curious about how and why languages change

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Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics

Prehistory through language and archaeology. [Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics]

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Talking Neolithic: Proceedings of the workshop on Indo-European origins held at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, December 2-3, 2013

Indo-European and the Ancient DNA Revolution

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pp. 60-98 in Tiatoshi Jamir and Manjil Hazarika, eds., 50 Years after Daojali-Hading: Emerging Perspectives in the Archaeology of Northeast India. New Delhi: Research India Press.

A prehistoric thoroughfare between the Ganges and the Himalayas

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In Hot Pursuit of Language in Prehistory: Essays in the …

The forefather of Indo-Pacific

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Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, 41 (1): 106-127.

Linguistic history and historical linguistics

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pp. 285-338 in Yogendra Prasada Yadava, Govinda Bhattarai, Ram Raj Lohani, Balaram Prasain and Krishna Parajuli, eds., Contemporary Issues in Nepalese Linguistics. Kathmandu: Linguistic Society of Nepal.

Sino-Austronesian vs. Sino-Caucasian, Sino-Bodic vs. Sino-Tibetan, and Tibeto-Burman as default theory

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The handbook of Asian Englishes, edited by Kingsley Bolton, Werner Botha & Andy Kirkpatrick

Asia before English

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Knowledge Organization

A Second Life for TIIARA: From Bilingual to Multilingual

pp. 227-248 in David M. Waterhouse, ed., The Origins of Himalayan Studies: Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling 1820-1858. London: Routledge Curzon.

Hodgson’s Tibeto-Burman and Tibeto-Burman today

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pp. 101-119 in Brigitte Bauer and Georges-Jean Pinault, eds., Language in Time and Space. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Tibeto-Burman vs. Sino-Tibetan

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