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Preliminary Phonology of Rera, a Tangsa Variety of Northeast india

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dc.contributor.author Goswami, Dipyoti
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-04T19:20:57Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-04T19:20:57Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.issn 1836-6821
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/52433
dc.description.abstract This paper provides a synchronic phonological analysis of the Rera language, a Tangsa language of the Northern Naga subgroup of Tibeto-Burman. It is spoken by approximately 2,000 people in Northeast India. Based on the author’s own fieldwork, the study describes Rera Tangsa segmental phonology, tones, and phonotactics. It differs from four previously described Tangsa languages in that it does not distinguish aspiration. Rera does not distinguish diphthongs like three other Tangsa varieties but has a relatively simple vowel inventory with eight monophtongs, similar to Hawa-Lak with five monophthongs.
dc.format.extent 31 pages
dc.subject Rera
dc.subject Tibeto-Burman
dc.subject phonology
dc.title Preliminary Phonology of Rera, a Tangsa Variety of Northeast india
dc.type Data paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.subject.languagecode nst
prism.publicationname Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
prism.volume 11
prism.number 2
prism.startingpage xlv
prism.endingpage lxxv
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