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Compendium of the World's Languages by George L. Campbell
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Many languages, particularly those which have achieved literary status, have been studied and described in depth. Here, for the first time, is a general survey covering a wide spectrum of the world's languages - from all language families - is available in a single, scholarly source. The articles in the Compendium are arranged to encourage and allow comparative study - showing how each language has its own characteristic profile, and illustrating how it actually works.

Table of Contents

Languages include: Abkhaz, Afrikaans, Akan, Amharic, Andamanese, Apache, Arabic, Arapaho, Aymara, Balinese, Bambara, Basque, Bengali, Breton, Buginese, Bulgarian, Burushaski, Carib, Catalan, Cebuano, Cherokee, Chinese Archaic/Classical/Modern Standard, Choctaw, Chukchi, Dardic, Dutch, Egyptian, Evenki, Faeroese, Gorontalo, Greek, Guarani, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hopi, Inuit, Japanese Classical/Modern Standard, Javanese, Juang, Ket, Khmer, Khung, Korean, Kurdish, Lezgi, Lithuanian, Macassarese, Manchu, Manx, Maori, Mapudungu, Marathi, Margi, Maya, Nahuatl, Nama, Navaho, Nenets, Nepali, Old Norse, Oriya, Panjabi, Quechua, Romany, Russian, Santali, Sinhalese, Sumerian, Swahili, Tangut, Thai, Tlingit, Tongan, Tupi, Udmurt, Urdu, Uzbek, Veps, Wolof, Wu, Yi, Yoruba, Zapotecan, Zhuang and Zuni.

Author Biography

George L. Campbell is a former BBC World Service Language Supervisor and Program Organizer in the Romanian, Portugese, Greek, Spanish and Turkish services.
Release date NZ
July 13th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd Revised edition
200 b&w photographs, 5 line drawings
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