Compendium of the World's Languages, 3rd Edition

  • George L. Campbell
  • Gareth King City Literary Institute
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  • ISBN-10: 0203106539
  • ISBN-13: 9780203106532
  • DDC: 403
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1984 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This new edition has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems. Key features include: phonology sections with IPA symbol grids, expansion of morphology descriptions for most major languages, glossary of technical terms, illustrative text samples and more. Scholarly, comprehensive and highly accessible, this compendium remains the ideal reference for all interested linguists and professionals alike.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Glossary of Terms.
The International Phonetic Alphabet (revised to 2005).
IPA Symbols by Feature/Point of Articulation.
IPA Symbols by Alphabetic Similarity.
Index of Languages.
Abbreviations.
1: Abaza.
2: Abkhaz.
3: Abkhaz-Adyge Languages.
4: Achinese.
5: Adyge.
6: Afrikaans.
7: Afro-Asiatic Languages.
8: Agul.
9: Ainu.
10: Akan or Twi.
11: Akkadian.
12: Albanian.
13: Aleut.
14: Algonquian Languages.
15: Altaic Languages.
16: Altay.
17: Amharic.
18: Anatolian Languages.
19: Andamanese.
20: Andi Languages.
21: Apache.
22: Arabic.
23: Arapaho.
24: Armenian.
25: Assamese.
26: Athabaskan Languages.
27: Australian Languages.
28: Austro-Asiatic Languages.
29: Austronesian Languages.
30: Avar.
31: Avestan.
32: Aymará.
33: Azerbaijani.
34: Aztec-Tanoan Languages.
35: Bahnaric Languages.
36: Balinese.
37: Baltic Languages.
38: Balto-Finnic Minor Languages.
39: Baluchi.
40: Bambara.
41: Bantu Languages.
42: Bashkir.
43: Basque.
44: Batak.
45: Belarusian.
46: Bengali.
47: Berber.
48: Bikol.
49: Blackfoot.
50: Brahui.
51: Breton.
52: Bribrí.
53: Buginese.
54: Bulgarian.
55: Burmese.
56: Burushaski.
57: Buryat.
58: Cambodian.
59: Cantonese (Yue).
60: Carib.
61: Catalan.
62: Caucasian Languages.
63: Cebuano.
64: Celtic Languages.
65: Cham.
66: Chamorro.
67: Chechen.
68: Cherokee.
69: Cheyenne.
70: Chibcha.
71: Chimú.
72: Chinese.
73: Chipewyan.
74: Choctaw.
75: Chukchi.
76: Chuukese.
77: Chuvash.
78: Classical Armenian.
79: Classical Chinese.
80: Classical Greek.
81: Classical (or Biblical) Hebrew.
82: Classical Japanese.
83: Classical Mongolian.
84: Comanche.
85: Coptic.
86: Cornish.
87: Cree.
88: Crow.
89: Czech.
90: Dagestanian Languages.
91: Danish.
92: Dardic Languages.
93: Dargwa.
94: Dinka.
95: Dravidian Languages.
96: Dutch.
97: Dyirbal.
98: Egyptian.
99: Elamite.
100: English.
101: Eskimo-Aleut Languages.
102: Estonian.
103: Ethiopic.
104: Etruscan.
105: Even.
106: Evenki.
107: Ewe.
108: Faroese.
109: Fijian.
110: Finnish.
111: French.
112: Fula.
113: Gagauz.
114: Garo.
115: Georgian.
116: German.
117: Germanic Languages.
118: Gondi.
119: Gorontalo.
120: Gothic.
121: Greek.
122: Guaraní.
123: Gujarati.
124: Gurenne.
125: Haitian Creole.
126: Hausa.
127: Hawaiian.
128: Hebrew.
129: Hindi.
130: Hittite.
131: Hopi.
132: Hungarian.
133: Hurrian.
134: Icelandic.
135: Igbo.
136: Ilokano.
137: Indo-European Languages.
138: Inuit.
139: Iranian Languages.
140: Irish.
141: Italian.
142: Itelmen.
143: Japanese.
144: Javanese.
145: Jinghpo.
146: Kalmyk.
147: Kannada.
148: Karachay-Balkar.
149: Karakalpak.
150: Karelian.
151: Karen.
152: Kashmiri.
153: Kashubian.
154: Kazakh.
155: Ket.
156: Khakas.
157: Khanty.
158: Khasi.
159: Komi.
160: Korean.
161: Koryak.
162: Kpelle.
163: Kumyk.
164: !Kung (!Xu).
165: Kurdish.
166: Kyrgyz.
Comparative Grid of Numbers 1-10 (Alphabetical Listing).
Comparative Grid of Numbers 1-10 (Genetic Listing).