A structural reference grammar

George Hewitt | School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
ISBN 9789027238023 (Eur) | EUR 172.00
ISBN 9781556197260 (USA) | USD 258.00
ISBN 9789027283115 | EUR 172.00 | USD 258.00
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The Caucasus for its size can boast more languages than any other region on earth. Of the 40 or so native tongues Georgian is the most widely spoken (by up to 5 million, of whom 3 million are ethnic Georgians). With its own unique script, Georgian has been written since the 4th century and has a rich literature of all genres. Outside Georgia, however, it has remained virtually unknown and unstudied, its grammatical intricacies being discussed by a small but ever growing succession of foreign specialists. The present work represents the first Reference Grammar of this challenging language to appear in English and is the summation of 20 years of intensive study by its author.
[London Oriental and African Language Library, 2] 1995.  xviii, 716 pp.
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