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The Languages of Punjab - Volume 24, Part 2 (PLSI)
 
Omkar N Koul, Roop Krishen Bhat (Eds)
Price : ₹ 995.00
ISBN : 978-81-250-6240-0
Language : English
Pages : 240
Binding : Hardback
Book Size : 180 x 240 mm
Year : 2016
Series : Peoples Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI)
Territorial Rights : World
Imprint : No Image
 
 
About the Book

The People’s Linguistics Survey of India tries to give an idea of the extant and dying languages of India. It is the outcome of a nationwide survey of languages that has been documented by linguists, writers, social activists, and members of different speech communities.

This volume documents the languages spoken in the state of Punjab. Apart from a detailed description of Punjabi language, the volume includes entries describing the linguistic features of the regional dialects of Bauria, Bazigari, Bhand, Dhaha, Gojri, Lahanda, Lubana, Odi and Sansi. A survey of folk and written literature is also included. In addition, the volume provides information about the invaluable contribution of Punjab to the development of Hindi and Urdu languages and literature.

Table of Contents

The People’s Linguistic Survey of India
The National Editorial Collective
List of Volumes
Foreword
A Nation Proud of Its Language Diversity: Chief Editor’s Introduction
Introduction to the Volume
Contributors to the Volume
List of Languages Covered in this Volume
Scripts
Symbols and Abbreviations

PART I: SCHEDULED LANGUAGES
1. Punjabi
Sukhvinder Singh Sangha and Roop Krishen Bhat
2. Punjabi Drama and Theatre
Atamjit Singh
3. Punjabi Media
Navjit Singh Johal
4. Punjabi Cinema
Namarata Joshi
5. Hindi and Punjabi
Omkar N. Koul
6. Contribution of Punjab to Hindi Literature
Hukum Chand Rajpal
7. Urdu in Punjab
Ali R. Fatihi

PART II: NON-SCHEDULED LANGUAGES
8. Bauria
Lakhwinder Singh
9. Bazigari
Gurpreet Singh
10. Bhand
Satpal Singh
11. Dhaha
Kuldeep Kaur
12. Gojri
Manjit Singh
13. Lahanda
Motia Bhatia
14. Lubana
Pallavi Kaushal
15. Odi
Sandeep Singh
16. Sansi
Maninder Kaur
Index

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

G. N. Devy is the chief editor of the PLSI series. He taught at the Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, till 1996 before leaving to set up the Bhasha Research Centre in Baroda and the Adivasi Akademi at Tejgadh, where he worked towards conserving and promoting the languages and culture of indigenous and nomadic communities. Apart from being awarded the Padma Shree, he has received many awards for his work in literature and language conservation.

Omkar N Koul is a former Director of the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore. He has had a distinguished career authoring over fifty books. His areas of academic interests are linguistics, language education, communication and comparative literature.

Roop Krishen Bhat is a former Professor at the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore and Directorate of Adult Education, MHRD, Government of India. He has over thirty-five titles in Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi and English. His areas of academic interest are language, literature, culture and media

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