Vietnamese (London Oriental and African Language Library 9)

Vietnamese (London Oriental and African Language Library 9)

By: Dinh Hoa Nguyen (author)Hardback

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Description

An essential descriptive introduction to a South-East Asian language with over seventy million speakers, this book provides a conservative treatment of the phonology, lexicon and syntax of Vietnamese, with comments on semantics and history, with particular reference to writing systems, loan words and syntactic structures. All example texts are transcribed and glossed.Prof. Nguyen Dinh-Hoa has based this grammar on his vast teaching experience and gives basic insights into "Vietnamese without veneer".

Contents

1. Preface; 2. 1. Introduction; 3. 2. The sound system; 4. 3. The lexicon; 5. 4. The Lexicon (continued); 6. 5. Parts of speech; 7. 6. Parts of speech (continued); 8. 7. Parts of speech (continued); 9. 8. The noun phrase; 10. 9. The verb phrase; 11. 10. The sentence; 12. 11. The sentence (continued); 13. Appendix 1. Parts of speech; 14. Appendix 2. Texts; 15. Bibliography; 16. Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789027238092
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 299
  • ID: 9789027238092
  • weight: 720
  • ISBN10: 902723809X

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