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Cambridge University Press
16 April 2009
A Reference Grammar of Thai provides a clear, detailed and comprehensive guide to Thai grammar, designed for intermediate to advanced learners. Written by two leading experts on Thai, it places a special emphasis on functional accounts of its grammatical phenomena: the use of demonstratives, personal reference terms, the modality system, the aspectual system, pragmatic particles, verb serialisation, relative clauses, question formation, passive and causative constructions, topic marking and many more. Unlike any other book on Thai grammar, it draws on data from everyday spoken discourses such as informal conversation, group discussions, interviews and narratives, as well as non-technical written texts such as folk tales, short stories and newspaper articles, to discuss grammatical phenomena at both sentence and discourse level. An extensive index is provided and examples are given in both Thai orthography and IPA symbols, making this an invaluable resource for linguists as well as students and teachers of Thai.
By:   Shoichi Iwasaki (University of California Los Angeles), Preeya Ingkaphirom (Tokyo Gakugei University)
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 210mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   940g
ISBN:   9780521108676
ISBN 10:   0521108675
Series:   Reference Grammars
Publication Date:   16 April 2009
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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