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Matisoff, James A., Editor: STEDT Monograph 2: Languages and Dialects of Tibeto-Burman
Author: Matisoff, James A., Editor
Title: STEDT Monograph 2: Languages and Dialects of Tibeto-Burman
Year: 1996
ISBN: 0-944613-26-8
Remark: A substantially revised version of Matisoff's 1986 list of Tibeto-Burman languages, published in Contributions to Sino-Tibetan Studies (John McCoy and Timothy Light (Eds.), Leiden: E. J. Brill).The work includes 1,294 main entries with thousands of additional cross-references, ethnolinguistic details, and "allonyms" (Matisoff's term for the various referents used for languages and peoples).Also included are bibliographic citations and statistics relating the names in the work to the contents of the Sino-Tibetan Etymological Dictionary and Thesaurus (STEDT) project database, making the work a useful companion to the forthcoming Dictionary-Thesaurus.



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