By Christopher I Beckwith
This is often the 1st in-depth examine of the extinct Koguryo language, which used to be spoken in Manchuria and northern Korea. It covers the ethnolinguistic heritage of the Koguryo country, philological therapy of the assets for the language, Koguryo phonology, and a whole word list of all Archaic Koguryo and outdated Koguryo phrases. precise awareness has been given to the idea and perform of lexically-based historical-comparative linguistics. The genetic courting of Koguryo to jap is proven to be safe, in contrast to the non-relationship of both language to Korean or Altaic, and masses gentle is shed at the ethnolinguistic origins of jap. The precise phonological positive aspects of the underlying transcriptional language, the archaic northeastern center chinese language dialect as soon as spoken in Korea, also are analyzed."
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