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The Earliest Missionary Grammar of Tamil - a book by Hein, Jeanne

The Earliest Missionary Grammar of Tamil

Fr. Henriques' Arte Da Lingua Malabar - Translation, History, and Analysis

The Earliest Missionary Grammar of Tamil( )
Author: Hein, Jeanne
Translator: Rajam, V.S.
Series title:Harvard Oriental Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

Arte da Lingua Malabar, a sixteenth-century grammar of Tamil written in Portuguese by a Jesuit missionary, reflects the first linguistic contact between India and the West. This English translation by Jeanne Hein and V. S. Rajam also includes analysis of the grammar and a description of the political context in which it was written.

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Detailed Subjects: Foreign Language Study / Indic Languages
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.449 x 10.14 x 1.218 Inches
Book Weight:1.879 Pounds

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