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Indo-Aryan Languages (Curzon Language Family)

by George Cardona

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dialectology,
  • Language family studies,
  • Lexicography,
  • Morphology,
  • Phonetics, phonology, prosody (speech),
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Indic, East Indo-European & Dravidian Languages,
  • Indo-European Languages,
  • Language,
  • Indic Languages - General,
  • Foreign Language Study / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages704
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9819987M
    ISBN 100700711309
    ISBN 109780700711307

    A wide variety of New Indo-Aryan languages are currently in use. According to the census of India, Indo-Aryan languages accounted for more than ,, speakers, or more than 75 percent of the population. By the constitution of India included 22 officially recognized, or Scheduled, languages. This is a guide to the South Asian rare book collection's largest subset of manuscripts, namely, the “Indo-Aryan Ms.” series of manuscripts. These are chiefly in Sanskrit but with a few in other languages, such as Marathi (e.g., Śukāstakaṭīkā) and Prakrit (Kalpasūtra).

      Appendix:Indo-Aryan Swadesh lists. This is a Swadesh list of Indo-Aryan languages, specifically Sanskrit, Pali, Hindi, Urdu, Nepali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Romani, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali, Kashmiri, Sindhi and Sinhalese, compared with that of English. IPA transliterations are given. Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; This. The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages are the dominant language family of the Indian constitute a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages, itself a branch of the Indo-European language family. Indo-Aryan speakers form about one-half of all Indo-European speakers (about of 3 billion), and more than half of all Indo-European languages recognized by Ethnologue.

    The Indo-Aryan languages. By Colin P. Masica, pp. xvi, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, £ [Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 3rd series, Vol. 4 No. 2 (July ), pp. ] This book is a deeply impressive account of the current state of knowledge. INDO-ARYAN LANGUAGES. "Indo-Aryan " is the name generally adopted for those Aryans who entered India and settled there in prehistoric times, and for their distinguishes them from the other Aryans who settled in Persia and elsewhere, just as the name " Aryo-Indian " signifies those inhabitants of India who are Aryans, as distinguished from other Indian races, Dravidians, Mundas.


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Indo-Aryan Languages (Curzon Language Family) by George Cardona Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands.

They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C. With texts in Old Indo-Aryan, Middle Indo-Aryan and Modern Indo-Aryan, this language family supplies a historical 2/5(1). In his ambitious survey of the Indo-Aryan languages, Masica has provided a fundamental, comparative introduction that will interest not only general and theoretical linguists but also students of one or more languages (Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujurati, Marathi, Sinhalese, etc.) who want to acquaint themselves with the broader linguistic by: In his ambitious survey of the Indo-Aryan languages, Colin Masica has provided a fundamental introduction which will interest not only general and theoretical linguists but also students of one or more of these languages who want to acquaint themselves with the broader linguistic context.

Generally synchronic in approach, concentrating on the phonology, morphology and syntax of the modern 4/5(1). The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands.

They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C.4/4(1). In his ambitious survey of the Indo-Aryan languages, Masica has provided a fundamental, comparative introduction that will interest not only general and theoretical linguists but also students of one or more languages (Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujurati, Marathi, Sinhalese, etc.) who want to acquaint themselves with the broader linguistic context.4/5(6).

The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands. They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C/5.

Indo-Aryan languages - Indo-Aryan languages - Characteristics of the modern Indo-Aryan languages: The trends noted in Middle Indo-Aryan continue in New Indo-Aryan. The Middle Indo-Aryan vowel sequences ai and au were changed to single vowels during the development of New Indo-Aryan, final vowels were shortened and deleted, and ḍ and ḍh sounds between vowels were replaced by the sounds ṛ.

Indo-Aryan languages, subgroup of the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family. In the early 21st century, Indo-Aryan languages were spoken by more than million people, primarily in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Linguists generally recognize three major. Book Description. The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands.

They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C. Some of the theories proposed in the 20th century for the dispersal of Indo-Aryan languages are described by linguist Colin Masica in the chapter, "The Historical Context and Development of Indo-Aryan" in his book, The Indo-Aryan Languages.

A recent Indo-Aryan migration theory —proposed by anthropologist David W. Anthony (in The Horse, The Wheel and Language) and by archaeologists Bangladesh: over million. Geographical distribution of the major Indo-Aryan languages (Urdu is not shown because it is mainly a lingua franca with no prevalence as a first e of the scope of the map are the traditionally migratory Romani, Domari, and Lomavren language languages).Geographic distribution: South Asia.

A century of British orientalists, (Oxford, ) Each entry gives the Nepali word printed in both the Devanagari and Roman scripts, with its English equivalent(s), brief etymology, examples of colloquial usage, and a list of cognates in other New Indo-Aryan (i.e.

modern) languages of South Asia. In his ambitious survey of the Indo-Aryan languages, Masica has provided a fundamental, comparative introduction that will interest not only general and theoretical linguists but also students of one or more languages (Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujurati, Marathi, Sinhalese, etc.) who want to acquaint themselves with the broader linguistic context.

The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages are the dominant language family of the Indian subcontinent, spoken largely by Indo-Aryan constitute a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages, itself a branch of the Indo-European language family.

Indo-Aryan speakers form about one half of all Indo-European speakers (approx of 3 billion), and more than half of all Indo-European languages. Indo-Aryan Branch. Indo-Aryan languages represent the easternmost branch of the Indo-European language family. They are spoken by close to one billion people in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, parts of the Himalayas, and in Sri Lanka.

There are Indo-Aryan languages, some of which are yet to be definitively classified. There is also a. The Indo-Aryan Language forms a branch of Indo-Iranian languages, which in itself is a branch of Indo-European language family. Out of all the Indo-European speakers, Indo-Aryans forms one half of them.

The large numbers of native speakers are Hindustani, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Sindhi, Nepali, Sinhala, Saraika and Assamese with the total number of natives coming to more. The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages are the dominant language family of the Indian subcontinent, spoken largely by Indo-Aryan people.

They constitute a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages, itself a. The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages, are a major language family of South Asia (or the Indian subcontinent).They constitute a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages, itself a branch of the Indo-European language family.

In the early 21st century, Indo-Aryan languages were spoken by more than million people, primarily in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.[2].

languages. The Non-Indo-Aryan Neighbourhood The primary language family with which the Indo-Aryan languages came into contact with was Dravidian (Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam). There are reasons to believe that Dravidian languages were spoken in parts of North India where Indo-Aryan lan-guages are now Size: 46KB.

This impressive book surveys a wide subject-matter pertaining to the history and interrelationships of the various Indo-Aryan languages and to the linguistic character of many of them as seen at the present time. It ranges through a century and more of scholarship and investigation.

The modern Indo-Aryan languages and dialects The historical context and development of Indo-Aryan The nature of the New Indo-Aryan lexicon NIA descriptive phonology Writing systems Historical phonology Nominal forms and categories Verbal forms and categories The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands.

They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C. With texts in Old Indo-Ary.Indo-Aryan () Sanskrit (A language of India) Intermediate Divisions () Eastern (9) East Central (6) Awadhi (A language of India) Outer Languages (94) Eastern (45) Bengali-Assamese (19) Assamese (A language of India) Bengali (A language of Bangladesh).