Dictionary of Languages: The Definitive Reference to More than 400 Languages

Dictionary of Languages: The Definitive Reference to More than 400 Languages

by Andrew Dalby
     
 

Approximately how many languages compose the Bantu language group of central and southern Africa? What Western European language is not known to be related to any other language family in the world--and is considered by linguists to be one of the most difficult to learn? This fascinating and singularly authoritative guide to the social, cultural, and historical

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Approximately how many languages compose the Bantu language group of central and southern Africa? What Western European language is not known to be related to any other language family in the world--and is considered by linguists to be one of the most difficult to learn? This fascinating and singularly authoritative guide to the social, cultural, and historical foundations of more than four hundred languages and language groups in the world today answers these questions and more.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231115698
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
800
Sales rank:
1,433,190
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.92(h) x 2.28(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

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