Van Breugel Seino. 2019. Atong Texts: Glossed, Translated and Annotated Narratives in a Tibeto-Burman Language of Meghalaya, Northeast India

Aimée Lahaussois
2020 Histoire Epistémologie Langage  
This presentation of 37 glossed, translated and annotated texts is based on field recordings made by van Breugel from 2004 to 2007, while he was a PhD student at LaTrobe University. They are presented here in a distinct volume which completes the trio made up of the previously published dictionary (2009, rev. 2015) and grammar (2014) of the endangered language Atong, which van Breugel is the first linguist to document. Atong is a Tibeto-Burman language of Northeast India and Bangladesh,
more » ... ed by Burling as belonging to the Bodo-Garo branch. It has 4,600 speakers in India, although there is no official count available for either Bangladesh or India, given that Atong is not considered an official language in either country. The variety described here is spoken in Meghalaya (Northeast India).
doi:10.4000/hel.453 fatcat:6gyrvsy4ynabdk27sty6s6ozwq