Introduction to Classical Tibetan
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Stephen Hodge
Introduction to Classical Tibetan by Stephen Hodge
Book DescriptionClassical Tibetan, with origins dating to the seventh century, is the language found in a huge corpus of surviving Tibetan, mostly Buddhist, texts; native Tibetans still employ this language today when writing on religious, medical, or historical subjects. This book aims to provide a rapid introduction to the main elements of Classical Tibetan, so that students may begin to access for themselves the vast amount of available material. While designed for guided study, the book will also be of use to those who tackle the language on their own. Steady study over approximately six months should result in an understanding of most grammatical features and allow the student to read the simpler prose texts
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789745240391
(243mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Orchid Press Publishing Limited
Publisher: Orchid Press Publishing Limited
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: Thailand
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