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Review of Dictionary of Kammu of Yùan Language and Culture, by Jan-Olof Svantesson, Kàm (Damrong Tayanin) Ràw, Kristina Lindell, and Håkan Lundström

Alves, Mark J


The Dictionary of Kammu of Yùan Language and Culture (Kopenhagen: NIAS Press 2014. XXXVI, 462 S. m. Abb. 4°. Hartbd. ISBN 978-87-7694-116-1) is a pleasingly decorated, large (roughly size A paper), tan, hard-cover reference with clear black print inside but also with numerous vivid drawings referring to lexical entries exemplifying aspects of Kammu culture. A majority of the 700,000 speakers of the Austroasiatic Kammu (also spelled ‘Khmu’) language live in Laos but also nearby areas of China,...[Show more]

CollectionsJournal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS)
ANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Access Rights: Open Access


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