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Studies on Tai Dialects

Glossaries, Texts, and Translations (Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia)

by William Gedney

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Published by Centers for South and Southeast Asia, Th .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dialectology,
  • Southeast Asian Languages,
  • Glossaries, vocabularies, etc,
  • Texts,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Thai (Siamese),
  • Language,
  • Research,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Linguistics,
  • Southeast Asian Languages (See Also Vietnamese),
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Dialects,
  • Tai languages,
  • Asia, Southeastern

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas Hudak (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8228739M
    ISBN 100891480773
    ISBN 109780891480778

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