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Title: Newari Language and Linguistics: A Conspectus
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Tej R. Kansakar
One Sentence Summary: The article discusses Newari language.

Description: The article discusses Newari language. Newari is one of four Tibeto-Burman languages. The most common name for the language in linguistic literature is Newari but in colloquial terms the language is simply known as Newa Bhae by the majority of native speakers, and indigenous publications by Newari writers consistently refer to it as Nepal bhasa. The article discusses the distribution of Newari speakers. Newari speakers are concentrated in the Kathmandu valley with a few settlements in trading centers outside the valley. The article discusses 'classical Newari' as well as 'contemporary Newari'. It reviews earlier works on Newari. It discusses on the genetic classification and the controversy present in the classification of Newari language. It represents the different classification systems of Newari in a diagram. (Rajeev Ranjan Singh 2007-01-22)

Publisher Place: Kirtipur, Nepal
Publisher: Center for Nepal and Asian Studies
Normalized publisher place: Kathmandu
Publisher country: Nepal
Publisher URL: http://www.cnastu.org.np/
Published Date: 1981-06
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/contributions/CNAS_08_02_01.pdf
Subject: Newari language
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Nepal -- Contributions to Nepalese Studies -- (1981) Vol. 8, no. 2
Cultural Coverage: Nepal
Language: English
Source: Contributions to Nepalese Studies
Source Editor: Madhav Raj Pande
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 8
Source Number: 2
Source Page Numbers: 1-18
ISBN/ISSN: 3767574

Means of availability: Available online as a PDF within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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