Comparative Kadai: The Tai Branch

Statement of Responsibility:
Edmondson, Jerold A. and David B. Solnit, editors
Series Issue:
124
Date:
1997
Publisher:
Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics 124
Extent:
vi, 382 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Introduction Jerold A. Edmondson and David B. Solnit
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  1. Zhuang
    1. The Tonal Cylinder in Sanfang Zhuang Wei Feng and Jerold A. Edmondson
    2. The Interaction between Zhuang and the Yue (Cantonese) Dialects Huang Yuanwei
    3. Regional Variants and Vernaculars in Zhuang Zhang Yuans/zeng and Wei Xingyun
    4. Village Names in Guangxi Province and Northeastern Thailand Pranee Kullavanijaya
    5. Wuming Zhuang Tone Sandhi: A Phonological, Syntactic, and Lexical Investigation Wil C. Snyder and Lu Tianqiao

  2. Other Northern Tai
    1. Front /a/ and Back /ɑ/ in Biandan Mountain Bouyei Ni Dabal
    2. The Sound System of the Bouyei Language and Its Special Feature Wang Wei
    3. Linguistic Prediction: The Case of Saek Paul K. Benedict

  3. Central Tai
    1. Implications of the Retention of Proto-Voiced Plosives and Fricatives in the Dai Tho Language of Yunnan Province for a Theory of Tonal Development and Tai Language Classification Theraphan L-Thongkum
    2. The Sound System of the Tày language of Cao Bàng Province, Vietnam Hoàng Van Ma

  4. Southwestern Tai Languages and General Tai
    1. A Preliminary Examination of Tay Tac Jean Donaldson and Jerold A. Edmondson
    2. 'Near' and 'Far' in Tai William J. Gedney
    3. Tai-Kadai Arthropods: A Preliminary Biolinguistic Investigation James R. Chamberlain
    4. The Emergence of the Length Distinction in the Mid-front Vowels e-ee in Thai Puttachart Dhananjayananda
    5. Comparative Shan Jerold A. Edmondson and David B. Solnit

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8948