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By Jerry Norman

ISBN-10: 0521296536

ISBN-13: 9780521296533

This normal advent to the learn of chinese language lines the language's heritage from its beginnings within the moment millennium B.C. to the current, and offers a transparent photo of the modern language and its sociolinguistic prestige. chinese language, in its various dialects, has extra audio system than the other language within the glossy global, and this massive extension in time and house brings to its research a very good complexity. however, Norman's crisp association and lucid beauty make this notable diversity of fabric simply obtainable even to these with an undemanding realizing of linguistics. chinese language contains details at the genetic and typological connections of the language, the writing process, the classical and early vernacular tongues, the trendy language and non-standard dialects, and the background of linguistic reform in China.

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2. Insert the following verbs into the appropriate sentences. ) Елу ден Серге Йошкар-Олаште … . ) Анук ден Ивук школышто … . ) Елу ден Олюк йочасадыш … . ) Миклай ден Эчан … . 3. In the following sentences put the verb into the third person singular or plural. ) (илаш) Елу Йошкар-Олаште … . Елу ден Серге Йошкар-Олаште … . ) (тунемаш) Эчан школышто … . Эчан ден Ивук школышто … . ) (ышташ) Серге редакцийыште пашам … .

Where do you live? I will come in the evening. (S)he lives in Yoshkar-Ola. They are learning Mari. IV. Words and word usage 1. Kinship terminology: Note that kinship terminology in Mari is more precise than in English, with more distinctions being made between younger/elder relations and the maternal/paternal lines. The following is a list of the most commonly used kinship terms. , forms used when addressing the person in question.

Pause the recording between the individual sentences. mp3 37 2. mp3 I. Text Елу ден Серге Йошкар-Олаште илат. Нуно Эшпай уремыште, 12-шо (латкокымшо) номеран пӧртыштӧ илат. Серге 37 (кумло шым) ияш. Тудо редакцийыште пашам ышта. Тудо журналист. Елу, тудын ватыже, 35 (кумло вич) ияш. Тудо университетыште марий йылмым туныкта. Тудо туныктышо. Елу ден Серген кок йочашт уло: эрге ден ӱдыр. Эргыштын лӱмжӧ Эчан. Тудо 14 ияш. Тудо школышто тунемеш. Ӱдырыштын лӱмжӧ Ануш. Тудо 5 ияш. Тудо йочасадыш коштеш.

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