Lesser-Known Languages of South Asia

Lesser-Known Languages of South Asia

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We do not at the present time know how the language situation in a multilingual region such as South Asia will be affected by modern information and communication technologies: Will linguistic diversity be strengthened or weakened as they become increasingly prevalent in all walks of life? This volume brings together articles on South Asian descriptive linguistics and sociolinguistics, documentary linguistics, issues of intellectual and cultural property and fieldwork ethics, and language technology. The book provides the reader with some basic knowledge of the problems concerned and some directions from which solutions could be forthcoming.(2000), and for information on the work on demonstrative anaphora in Hindi, see Sinha (2003). See Unicode ... This is distributed with the corpus and can also be viewed on the Internet at alt;http: //www.emille.lancs.ac.uk/manual.pdfagt;. ... Our transcribers were all (bar one) natives of India rather than members of UK South Asian language communities. Therefore, some ... Programmes broadcast in Bengali and Urdu on BBC Radio Lancashire make up the remainder of the spoken corpus.

Title:Lesser-Known Languages of South Asia
Author: Anju Saxena, Lars Borin
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2006-01-01

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