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Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar

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Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar - Mathias Jenny, San San Hnin Tun

Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Burmese grammar. It presents a fresh and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Burmese.

The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Burmese grammar. It offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, with clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on Burmese as used by present-day native speakers.

Features include

  • Detailed treatment of the common grammatical structures and parts of speech
  • Particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty
  • All examples given in Burmese script, IPA phonetic transcription, and English
  • Glossary of linguistic terminology

The Grammar is the ideal reference source for intermediate to advanced learners and users of Burmese and will remain the standard reference work for years to come.

Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar, 2nd Edition - About the Authors

Mathias Jenny is Senior Lecturer/Researcher in the Department of Comparative Linguistics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, with a research focus on the languages of Southeast Asia. He teaches General Linguistics and beginners’ Burmese.

San San Hnin Tun is Maître de Conférences at Inalco/Lacito-CNRS. She teaches Burmese and researches the Burmese language, in particular on discourse structure and functions of spoken contemporary Burmese using a corpus linguistic approach. She is the author of the recent Routledge publication Colloquial Burmese.

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Product Description

Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar - Mathias Jenny, San San Hnin Tun

Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Burmese grammar. It presents a fresh and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Burmese.

The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Burmese grammar. It offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, with clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on Burmese as used by present-day native speakers.

Features include

  • Detailed treatment of the common grammatical structures and parts of speech
  • Particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty
  • All examples given in Burmese script, IPA phonetic transcription, and English
  • Glossary of linguistic terminology

The Grammar is the ideal reference source for intermediate to advanced learners and users of Burmese and will remain the standard reference work for years to come.

Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar, 2nd Edition - About the Authors

Mathias Jenny is Senior Lecturer/Researcher in the Department of Comparative Linguistics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, with a research focus on the languages of Southeast Asia. He teaches General Linguistics and beginners’ Burmese.

San San Hnin Tun is Maître de Conférences at Inalco/Lacito-CNRS. She teaches Burmese and researches the Burmese language, in particular on discourse structure and functions of spoken contemporary Burmese using a corpus linguistic approach. She is the author of the recent Routledge publication Colloquial Burmese.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Reference
Book Format Unabridged
Binding Paperback
Publisher Routledge
Number of pages 502
Dimensions 3.2 x 15.2 x 23.5 cm
ISBN 9780415735698
Date of Publication 26 Feb 2016
Language Burmese
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • This comprehensive grammar book is suitable for all learners of Burmese, from beginner to advanced.
  • Perfect for those who want to gain a deeper understanding of Burmese grammar
  • Ideal for self-study
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