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By Christopher I. Beckwith

This publication at the pre-modern Tibeto-Burman languages represents a flow to set up a box of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European version. The publication comprises papers via T. Takeuchi on previous Zhang-zhung, A. Zadoks on previous Tibetan, okay. Tamot on Early Classical Newari; C. Beckwith on Pyu, R. Yanson on previous Burmese, S. Chelliah and S. Ray on Early Meithei, D. Bradley on Tibeto-Burman, and C. Beckwith on Sino-Tibetan. Glossaries of numerous early Tibeto-Burman languages are integrated. It presents details, now not present in the other resource, on early Tibeto-Burman literary languages and their place inside Tibeto-Burman in addition to their dating to chinese language and different languages.

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Takeuchi, Nagano, and Ueda 2001. Preliminary analysis of the Old Zhangzhung language and manuscripts. In Y. J. ), New research on Zhangzhung and related Himalayan languages (=Bon Studies 3: Senri Ethnological Reports 19). Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 45-96 + 18 pis. TSUGUHITO TAKEUCHI Thomas, Frederick William 1926. Two languages from Central Asia. JRAS: 505507. -1933. The Zhang zhung language. JRAS: 405-410. -1948. Num: an ancient language of the Sino-Tibetan borderland. London: Oxford University Press.

On the location of the Licchavi capital of Nepal. Studien zur Indologie und Iranistik 5-6: 31 1-337. TWO PYU-TIBETAN ISOGLOSSES Pyu, the language of the ancient Pyu Kingdom of Burma (Stargardt 1990), is attested in texts dating from Late Antiquity into the High Middle Ages. It has a strictly monosyllabic, open-syllable word structure, with most syllables having a simple C or CC onset, contrasting with the often highly complex Old Tibetan onset. This paper examines two lexemes in Pyu, Tibetan, and other early TibetoBurman languages in the light of correspondences in Chinese, with the aim of clarifying the relationships among the early TibetoBurman daughter languages.

185-879) of Nepalese history. These are assumed to be proto-Newari words. , sim 'wood'; co, 'peak', gum 'hillock', kulkhu 'river', c h o 'wheat' (Tamot 1980; Malla, l 9 8 l ) , mhum (ECN mula) 'sesame' (Tamot 1989), etc. When Newari texts began to include verb forms in the eleventh century, words of Tibeto-Burman stock began to be used in inscriptions and palmleaf deeds. While we find only a few words in the twelfth to thirteenth centuries, by the fourteenth to fifteenth centuries Tibeto-Burman Newari words began to be used widely in documents and manuscripts, and the Tibeto-Burman stock of Early Classical Newari can be recorded for this period.

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