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Title: Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 3: A Grammar of Jero, With a Historical Comparative Study of the Kiranti Languages
Author: Opgenort, Jean Robert
Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2005
Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004145054
Volumes: 1; Pages: xxvi, 406
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This description of the phonology, morphology and syntax of the endangered (Tibeto-Burman) Jero language as spoken in eastern Nepal, appears in sequel to the author's 2004 Grammar of Wambule, the language most closely related to Jero.It pictures the complex-pronominalising language of the Jero Rai, one of the Kiranti tribes of eastern Nepal.With a historical comparative study of the Kiranti languages, the branch of the Tibeto-Burman language family to which both Jero and Wambule belong. An exhaustive and model reference work for Tibeto-Burman linguistics, language typology and linguistic theory.With financial support of the International Institute for Asian Studies.