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The Hmong language in Wisconsin 1 edition

The Hmong language in Wisconsin
Susan Meredith Burt

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The Hmong language in Wisconsin
language shift and pragmatic change
Susan Meredith Burt ; with a foreword by Martha Ratliff

Published 2010 by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the Hmong and language shift
Language shift and pragmatics
Requests by two generations of speakers
Wisconsin Hmong speakers' responses to helpful acts
Advice for a face-threatening situation
Towards a pragmatics of language shift
Appendix A: Hmong language speech act realization questionnaire
Appendix B: consonants, vowels and tones of Hmong
Bibliography
Index of proper names
Subject index.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-261) and indexes.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
495.9/7209775
Library of Congress
PL4072 .B87 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
vii, 269 p. ;
Number of pages
269

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24383624M
ISBN 10
0773412948
ISBN 13
9780773412941
LC Control Number
2010021264
OCLC/WorldCat
631749094

History

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