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ERIC Number: ED015464
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 1
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CHUVASH MANUAL--INTRODUCTION, GRAMMAR, READER, AND VOCABULARY. URALIC AND ALTAIC SERIES, VOLUME 7.
KRUEGER, JOHN R.
PART ONE OF THIS COMPREHENSIVE MANUAL OF CHUVASH COMPRISES A BRIEF SURVEY OF THE HISTORY, CUSTOMS, AND SOME IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF THE CHUVASH ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS. A MAP AND GAZETTEER OF THE PLACE NAMES OF CHUVASHIA (CHUVASH AUTONOMOUS SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF THE USSR), BASED ON THE MAP IN THE "GREAT SOVIET ENCYCLOPEDIA," NOVEMBER 1956, ARE INCLUDED IN THIS SECTION. PART TWO, GRAMMAR, IS INTENDED AS A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO THE WRITTEN CHUVASH LANGUAGE FOR PERSONS NOT NECESSARILY SPECIALISTS, WHO WISH TO ACQUIRE A READING KNOWLEDGE OF CONTEMPORARY PRINTED MATERIALS. THE CLASSIFICATION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF CHUVASH, ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THE TURKIC LANGUAGES, ITS DIALECTS AND ORTHOGRAPHY, AND THE SOUND SYSTEM OF LITERARY CHUVASH ARE INCLUDED IN THE SECTION ON PHONOLOGY. SECTIONS ON GRAMMAR (MORPHOLOGY) AND SYNTAX COMPLETE PART TWO. PART THREE CONTAINS 20 SHORT CONTEMPORARY READING SELECTIONS IN THE CYRILLIC ALPHABET AND FIVE FOLKLORE SELECTIONS IN THE LATIN ALPHABET. A CHUVASH-ENGLISH VOCABULARY, A TRANSLATION KEY TO THE READING SELECTIONS, AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE APPENDED. THIS VOLUME IS AN INDIANA UNIVERSITY PUBLICATION AND MAY BE ORDERED FROM THE EDITOR, RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN SERIES, RAYL HOUSE, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA 47401, FOR $5.50. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington.; American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY.
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