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theory of post-syntactic phonology by Hemalatha Nagarajan

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Published by T.R. Publications in Madras .
Written in English


  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Phonology.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.,
  • Focus (Linguistics),
  • Sandhi.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [174]-180).

StatementHemalatha Nagarajan.
LC ClassificationsP217.3 .N34 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1253001M
ISBN 108185427437
LC Control Number94902771

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