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(2017)Abstract: Sirāj al-Dīn ʿAlī Khān, known as Ārzū (d. 1756), made a number of sweeping pronouncements during his impressive career as a poet and philologist in Delhi. He claimed to be the first person in the Persian philological ...
Negotiating Languages: Urdu, Hindi, and the Definition of Modern South Asia. By Walter N. Hakala. pp. 287. New York, Columbia University Press, 2016. (2017-04)“Mindlessly thumbing the lexicon” was my Latin teacher’s expression for being insufficiently prepared for class. (That was at the end of the twentieth century, though it might as well have been the eighteenth.) Once we had ...
Effects of positive evidence, indirect negative evidence and form-function transparency on second language acquisition: Evidence from L2 Chinese and L2 Thai (2018-01-01)This study investigates second language (L2) acquisition of word orders and markers of collectivity in Chinese and Thai. One of the differences between Chinese and Thai is that Chinese nominal phrases appear with a “numeral ...