This book introduces readers to the remarkable linguistic diversity of East and Southeast Asia. It contains wide-ranging and accessible discussions of every important aspect of the languages of the region, including word origins, cultural keywords, tones and sounds, language families and typology, key syntactic structures, writing systems and communicative styles. This textbook contains a glossary of technical terms and some exercises.
The Languages of East and Southeast Asia: An Introduction
PublisherOxford University Press (Australia)