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Hill, Nathan W. (2010)
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: 8630, 2200
Despite the importance of Old Tibetan in the Tibeto-Burman language family, little research has treated Old Tibetan synchronic phonology. This article gives a complete overview of the Old Tibetan phonemic system by associating sound values with the letters of the Tibetan alphabet and exploring the distribution of these sounds in syllable structure.
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