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Seven Grammar of The Dialects Sub Dialects Subdialects of The Bihari Language, Vol. 1St In 3 Parts (Part 1- Introductory, Part 2- Bhojpuri Dialect, Part 3- Magadhi Dailect): Book by George A. Grierson

Seven Grammar of The Dialects Sub Dialects Subdialects of The Bihari Language, Vol. 1St In 3 Parts (Part 1- Introductory, Part 2- Bhojpuri Dialect, Part 3- Magadhi Dailect)

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ISBN: 9788178354521    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2005     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 307        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Sir George Abraham Grierson, (Jan. 7, 1851-March 9, 1941) Irish linguist, language scholar and civil servant who conducted the Linguistic survey of India (1898-1928), obtaining...Read more
Description About The Author:- Sir George Abraham Grierson, (Jan. 7, 1851-March 9, 1941) Irish linguist, language scholar and civil servant who conducted the Linguistic survey of India (1898-1928), obtaining information on 364 languages and dialects. While a student of mathematics at Trinity College, Dublin, Grierson took prizes in Sanskrit and Hindi. Grierson went to Bengal in October 1873, where-in addition to carrying out his duties in a succession of government posts until 1898-he devoted much time to language research. The first of his enormous output of papers, reviews, and books appeared in 1877.Contents:- Volume 1: DIVISION I • Historical • Introductory • Meaning of the word dialect •Nomenclature • The Eastern Neo Indo-Aryan or Gaudian languages • Western, Northern, and Southern Neo-Indo-Aryan or Gaudian languages • Their origin • The two great Prakrit languages • Their History • Their final location • Their modern representatives • Comparison of Bihari and Hindi languages • Preliminary definitions • Pronunciation • Derivation • Inflection • Construction • Vocabulary • Final results of the above • Geographical distribution-language boundaries • political boundaries • Dialects of Bihari • Bhojpuri • Maithili • Magadhi • Bihari Literature • General plan of these grammars • DIVISION II • Grammatical • Chapter I. - Alphabet • Character • Anunasik • The neutral vowel • Final sonant a • Short diphthongs • The complete series of Bihari vowels • The Consonants • Chapter II. - Spelling, &c • Concurrent vowels • Contraction • Shortening of antepenultimate vowel • Silent y and w • CHAPTER III. - Nouns • Nominal forms • Number • Case • Gender • CHAPTER IV. - Adjective • Gender • Maithili exceptions • Numeral adjectives • CHAPTER V. - Pronouns • No general rules • CHAPTER VI. - Verbs • General rules • Verbs how quoted • Multiplicity of forms • CHAPTER VII. - Indeclinables • Indeclinables • Adverbs • Prepositions • Conjunctions • Interjections • Final • Appendix • Conversation between two villagers • Translation of a conversation between two villagers • Translation of fables •About The Book:- Bihari Grammar Is A Very Valueable And Rare Grammar Which Was Compiled By A Great Eminent Linguist And Philologist Under The Orders Of The Government Of Bengal. The Grammar Is In Constant And Urgent Demand. No Such Document Is Available Presently On The Subject. Bihari Language Is Being Spoken In The Province Of Bihar, In The Eastern Portion Of The North Western Provinces And The Northern Portion Of The Central Provinces. It Is A Compendium Grammar Of The Dialect Of Each District Compiled By The Author For Official Use In The State For Government Officers. No Grammar Of Any Of The Dialect Of Bihar Has Even Been Published Except The Bhojpuri Grammar Of Mr. Beames. No Other Grammar Meets The Demand Of Magadhi And Bhojpuri Speaking Parts Of Bihar. This Grammar Will No Doubt Meet Demand Of All. The Grammar Is A Rare Compilation And Will Be Of Greau Set For All Including Students And Teachers Of Bihari Language., About The Author:- Sir George Abraham Grierson, (Jan. 7, 1851-March 9, 1941) Irish Linguist, Language Scholar And Civil Servant Who Conducted The Linguistic Survey Of India (1898-1928), Obtaining Information On 364 Languages And Dialects. While A Student Of Mathematics At Trinity College, Dublin, Grierson Took Prizes In Sanskrit And Hindi. Grierson Went To Bengal In October 1873, Where-In Addition To Carrying Out His Duties In A Succession Of Government Posts Until 1898-He Devoted Much Time To Language Research. The First Of His Enormous Output Of Papers, Reviews, And Books Appeared In 1877., Content:- Volume 1: Division I • Historical • Introductory • Meaning Of The Word Dialect •Nomenclature • The Eastern Neo Indo-Aryan Or Gaudian Languages • Western, Northern, And Southern Neo-Indo-Aryan Or Gaudian Languages • Their Origin • The Two Great Prakrit Languages • Their History • Their Final Location • Their Modern Representatives • Comparison Of Bihari And Hindi Languages • Preliminary Definitions • Pronunciation • Derivation • Inflection • Construction • Vocabulary • Final Results Of The Above • Geographical Distribution-Language Boundaries • Political Boundaries • Dialects Of Bihari • Bhojpuri • Maithili • Magadhi • Bihari Literature • General Plan Of These Grammars • Division Ii • Grammatical • Chapter I. - Alphabet • Character • Anunasik • The Neutral Vowel • Final Sonant A • Short Diphthongs • The Complete Series Of Bihari Vowels • The Consonants • Chapter Ii. - Spelling, &C • Concurrent Vowels • Contraction • Shortening Of Antepenultimate Vowel • Silent Y And W • Chapter Iii. - Nouns • Nominal Forms • Number • Case • Gender • Chapter Iv. - Adjective • Gender • Maithili Exceptions • Numeral Adjectives • Chapter V. - Pronouns • No General Rules • Chapter Vi. - Verbs • General Rules • Verbs How Quoted • Multiplicity Of Forms • Chapter Vii. - Indeclinables • Indeclinables • Adverbs • Prepositions • Conjunctions • Interjections • Final • Appendix • Conversation Between Two Villagers • Translation Of A Conversation Between Two Villagers • Translation Of Fables •
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