A Grammar of the Thangmi Language
A noteworthy publication: linguist and anthropologist Mark Turin’s impressive 996-page study of the Thangmi language (in 2 volumes) is now out, in Brill’s “Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region” series:
Turin, M., 2012, A grammar of the Thangmi language : With an ethnolinguistic introduction to the speakers and their culture, Brill, Leiden; Boston
This monograph is a grammar of Thangmi, an endangered Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the districts of Dolakha and Sindhupalcok in central-eastern Nepal. The language is spoken by upwards of 30,000 people belonging to an ethnic group of the same name. The Thangmi are one of Nepal’s least documented communities.1 (Read on…)
This publication is the latest (and most extensive to date) of Mark Turin’s works.
- From Brill’s website, http://www.brill.nl/languages-greater-himalayan-region-volume-6-grammar-thangmi-language-2-vols.