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Common linguistic features in Indian languages

phonetics

by N. Ramaswami

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Published by Central Institute of Indian Languages in Mysore, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Languages -- Phonetics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-250).

      StatementN. Ramaswami.
      ContributionsCentral Institute of Indian Languages.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPK1515 .R35 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 250 p. ;
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL172087M
      ISBN 108173420211
      LC Control Number99952659
      OCLC/WorldCa44068196

      to develop linguistic corpora in Indian languages. Approved as a scheme in by the Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Government of India, LDC-IL started functioning at Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore from Ap when human resources got recruited for this scheme. linguistic universals A postulated set of linguistic features which are common to all languages and which ultimately derive from our psychological make-up and our perception of the world, e.g. the existence of subject, predicate, object or first, second and third pronouns in all languages.

      Linguistic prescription, or prescriptive grammar, is the attempt to establish rules defining preferred or "correct" use of language. These rules may address such linguistic aspects as spelling, pronunciation, vocabulary, syntax, and mes informed by linguistic purism, such normative practices may suggest that some usages are incorrect, illogical, lack communicative . Indian English is speech or writing in English that shows the influence of the languages and culture of India. Also called English in India. Indian English (IndE) is one of the oldest regional varieties of the English language. English is one of the 22 official languages recognized by the Constitution of India. "Soon," according to Michael J Author: Richard Nordquist.

      such as Mesoamerica, or the Indian subcontinent. Some of the features that define this area are phonological, having to do with the pronunciation of the languages. Some are grammatical (verb conjugations, etc.) and some are lexical (similar vocabularies and patterns of word formation). In any case, the defining features of the area are commonFile Size: 1MB. Hindi is a direct descendent of the ancient Indian language has evolved in its present form through Prakrit and Apabhramsa languages. Hindi belongs to the India group of the Indo.


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