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TitleGrammar of Semelai, AAuthorKruspe, NicolePublishedCambridge University Press 2004
Status:Check Shelves SubjectLanguages-SemelaiMediaPaperback,BookISBN9780521144995Call NumberKruspe2004GTypeCirculating BookDescription

This is the first full-scale grammar of a language from the Aslian subgroup, within the Mon-Khmer branch of the Austroasiatic family. Semelai is spoken by about 4,000 people in the lowland forests of the Malay Peninsula, and has many distinctive features of interest to linguistic typologists, phonologists (a rich phonemic system of 18 vowels and 32 consonants), morphologists (a concatenative system acquired through extended contact with Malay and a non-concatenative system inherited from proto-Mon-Khmer) and syntacticians. It provides a unique reference resource for both Mon-Khmer specialists and general linguists. (from

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