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The Snake Husband

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The appendix section of the book A Grammar of Dhimal presents texts from a variety of genres, riddles, songs, kinship terms, verb paradigms, a Dhimal-English glossary and bibliography. With this grammar, it is hoped that Dhimal will yield clues necessary to sort out the historical spread of Tibeto-Burman languages in this region. The complex Dhimal pronominal agreement system contributes to a better understanding of the development of pronominalisation in the family. Text Eight provided here presents the story of 'The snake husband' in both Dhimal and English.

Keywords: Dhimal; snake husband; Tibeto-Burman languages



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