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Bhasha. Vol. 1, n. 1 - April 2022

Bhasha. Vol. 1, n. 1 - April 2022


Table of Contents:

Welcome Note
E. Annamalai

The Range of Bhāṣā
Hans Henrich Hock

Welcome Bhāṣā
Silvia Luraghi

Andrea Drocco

Towards a Typology of Negation in South Asian Languages
John Peterson, Lennart Chevallier

A Dedicated Sarcasm Construction in Kashmiri as a Feature of the South Asian Linguistic Area
Peter Edwin Hook, Omar N. Koul †

‘Sanskrit‑Speaking’ Villages, Faith‑Based Development and the Indian Census
Patrick S.D. McCartney

The Buddhist Text Known in Pāli as Milindapañha and in Chinese as Nàxiān bǐqiū jīng 那先比丘經
Some Philological Remarks and the Problem of the Archetype
Bryan De Notariis

Predicative Possessive Constructions in Hindi
Lucrezia Carnesale


Edizioni Ca’ Foscari - Venice University Press




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• Hindu nationalism • Pāṇini • Predicative possession • Pronominal inflection • Indo-Aryan • Chinese • Sarvanāman • Milindapañha • Genitive constructions • Menander • Intent • Social imaginary • South Asia • Negation • Pāli • Dravidian • Insincere speech • Serindia • Areal linguistics • Hindi • Mother tongue • Sva examples • Iconicity • Gandhara • Locative constructions • Cue • Kāśikāvṛttī commentaries • Language contact • Dedicated construction • Historical linguistics • Typology • Linguistic area • ‘Sanskrit‑Speaking’ villages • Linguistic utopia • Buddhism

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• Bhasha. Venezia, Edizioni Ca’ Foscari - Venice University Press, 2022-04-29, 172 p.


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