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Jones, Robert B., Jr.: The Karen Language; Descriptive and Comparative Studies (Doctoral Dissertation for a Ph.D in Linguistics)
Author: Jones, Robert B., Jr.
Title: The Karen Language; Descriptive and Comparative Studies (Doctoral Dissertation for a Ph.D in Linguistics)
Year: 1958
Publisher: University of California at Berkeley
Remark: 254p: [Part 1 of the thesis is a description of the Moulmein Sgaw variety of Karen (including its segmental and supra-segmental phonemes; its verbs, nouns, relators, adverbials, markets and interjections; its verb, noun and adverbial compounds; and various types of constructions within the language). Part 2 consists of a comparisons of five varieties of Karen (the Moulmein and Bassein varieties of both Sgaw and Pho Karen, and Taungthu (Pa-O) and reconstructioon of proto-types. The final part of Jones’ study is an etymological glossary that contains 837 entries and includes the reconstructed forms for each level of reconstruction.] (www.karen.org)



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