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Wa-Praok vocabulary

Shorto, H. L.


This is a facsimile edition of the Wa-Praok vocabulary prepared by late Prof. Harry Shorto from data he collected in Kengtung (Kyaingtong) in the east of Shan State (Burma) in 1957. The entries in this Riang-Lang are written in Shorto’s phonemic transcription, they are glossed in English, and are richly augmented with etymological commentary that includes citations from Shan, Burmese, many Austroasiatic languages, and Shorto’s (then) preliminary Proto-Mon- Khmer reconstruction. The present...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Asia-Pacific Linguistics / Pacific Linguistics Titles
Date published: 2013
Type: Book


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