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The Korean Language
     

The Korean Language

by S. R. Anderson, Sohn Ho-Min, Ho-Min Sohn
 

ISBN-10: 0521361230

ISBN-13: 9780521361231

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the linguistics of Korean. It presents essential facts about the language: its speakers, its relation to other languages of the world, historical development, dialects (including the differences between South and North Korean), writing systems, the composition and structure of words, and sound patterns and syntax. It

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This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the linguistics of Korean. It presents essential facts about the language: its speakers, its relation to other languages of the world, historical development, dialects (including the differences between South and North Korean), writing systems, the composition and structure of words, and sound patterns and syntax. It provides a wealth of examples and user-friendly descriptions that do not presuppose advanced knowledge of either linguistic theory or Korean on the part of the reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521361231
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Language Surveys Series
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

Maps; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Genetic affiliation; 3. Historical development; 4. Dialects; 5. Lexicon; 6. Writing systems; 7. Sound patterns; 8. Word structure; 9. Grammatical structure; Select bibliography; Index.

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