The Phonology of Armenian (Phonology of the World's Languages) (Hardcover)

By Bert Vaux

OUP Oxford, 9780198236610, 296pp.

Publication Date: March 19, 1998

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This study presents the first contemporary linguistic treatment of Armenian, an Indo-European language whose distinct dialects range geographically from Poland to India. The book documents a rich linguistic (and literary) history dating from the fourth-century translation of the Bible into Classical Armenian. Data are drawn from Classical, Middle, and Standard Eastern and Western Armenian, and from the author's fieldwork on non-standard dialects.