6.1776, Books: Text collections,Celtic lg,Grammars,Malay-Polynesian lg

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-6-1776. Thu Dec 21 1995. ISSN: 1068-4875. Lines:  135
 
Subject: 6.1776, Books: Text collections,Celtic lg,Grammars,Malay-Polynesian lg
 
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TEXT COLLECTIONS
 
     James E. Rupp and Nadine Rupp; OZUMACIN CHINANTEC TEXTS: Pb.ISBN:
     0-88312-624-9; viii, 88 pp.; $12.50. Summer Institute of Linguistics.
     In this volume the Rupps present seven stories narrated by a native
     speaker of this southern Mexico language. For each text they provide
     the phonemic transcription of the language, detailed glossing in
     English, and free translations in English and Spanish.
     Internet: academic.books at sil.org
 
 
     Morris Stubblefield and Carol Stubblefield; MITLA ZAPOTEC TEXTS: Pb:
     ISBN: 0-8831-700-8; viii, 144 pp.; $15.75. Summer Institute of
     Linguistics.
     In this volume, the Stubblefields make available the results of their
     linguistic and antropological research among the Mitla Zapotec Indians
     in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. They present, in the Indian
     language, eight stories covering a wide variety of subjects. Each text
     is transcribed phonemically, and they provide detailed glossing in
     English, as well as free translations in English and Spanish.
     Internet: academic.books at sil.org
 
 
CELTIC LANGUAGES
 
OLD IRISH VERBS AND VOCABULARY
Antony Green
1995            5.5 x 8.5   145 pages
1-57473-003-7   paperback   $15.00 plus shipping
 
This new reference work contains full paradigms for more than fifty of
the most common Old Irish verbs, and extensive Old Irish-English and
English-Old Irish vocabulary sections.  It is an affordable reference
and a perfect complement for students using E.G. Quin's Old-Irish
Workbook.  Ordering and shipping information is available by e-mail or
through our web site.  Complimentary review copies are available for
professors considering it for courses they teach on Old Irish.
 
CASCADILLA PRESS   phone: (617) 776-2370  fax: (617) 776-2271
sales at cascadilla.com   http://www.shore.net/~cascadil/oldirish.html
 
 
GRAMMARS
 
Bloor T & Bloor M 1995. THE FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH: A
HALLIDAYAN APPROACH. London: Arnold. 278 pp. ISBN: 0 340 60012
8. pbk. UK price 12.99. User-friendly introductory text covering:
Preliminaries (grammars; text; rank and functions); labels (need for
word classes, etc); subject and related functions; information
structure (Given/New) and thematic structure (Theme/Rheme); grammar
and text (cohesion, etc); process and participant; structure of
nominal group (logical and experiential); rankshifted clauses; clause
complex: expansion and projection; applications; brief historical
perspectives. Includes exercises with answers, glossary and index.
 
 
MALAY-POLYNESIAN LANGUAGES
 
Rajaonarimanana, Narivelo  DICTIONNAIRE DU MALGACHE CONTEMPORAIN.
        MALGACHE-FRANCAIS. FRANCAIS-MALGACHE.  Editions KARTHALA.
         22-24 boulevard Arago, Paris 13, France. 1995.
 
 Rajaonarimanana, Narivelo  GRAMMAIRE MODERNE DE LA LANGUE MALGACHE.
        L'Asiath=E8que,  6 rue Christine, Paris 6, France. 1995.
This book will be useful to linguists interested in Malagasy morphology and
syntax.
 
Rajaonarimanana, Narivelo & Pierre V=E9rin DICTIONNAIRE FRANCAIS-MALGACHE.
        L'AsiathEque, 6 rue Christine, Paris 6, France. 1993.
This French-Malagasy dictionary is accompanied by a grammatical precis. See
Book Review in  OCEANIC LINGUISTICS, Volume 34, Number 1, June 1995, pp
251-259 for a review of this work and a bibliography on recent works on
Malagasy.
 
Charles Randriamasimanana
Massey University, New Zealand
 
 
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