Universal History of Linguistics

Universal History of Linguistics

India, China, Arabia, Europe

eBook - 1991
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This wide-ranging book presents the linguistic achievements of four major cultures to readers presumably conversant with modern theoretical linguistics. The chapter on India discusses in detail Pan?ini's (c. 400 B.C.) grammar Ast-adhy-ay-i as well as the work of his commentators Katyayana, Patanjali, and Bhartr?hari. In the Chinese tradition, the Confucian doctrine of the Rectification of Names' is singled out for treatment. Arabic linguistics is represented by Sibawaihi's (d. 793) grammar al-Kitab, in particular its syntax, as well as the subsequent commentary tradition. The chapter on Europe.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1991
ISBN: 9789027277671
9027277672
9781556193606
1556193602
9789027245526
9027245525
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 368 pages) : illustrations

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