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Mon-Khmer Languages (Mon, Wa etc)

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Title: The Mon-Khmer Studies Journal
Description/subject: "MON-KHMER STUDIES is a journal devoted to the study of Southeast Asian languages and cultures, especially those of the Mon-Khmer family. The journal is produced annually, and welcomes articles or notes on any aspect of Mon-Khmer languages and cultures, as well as other Southeast Asian cultures, languages, and language families. Topics may include linguistic description, cultural description, comparison, bibliography, historical development, sociolinguistics, stylistics, orthography, and paleography. "...Online articles on S'gaw Karen, Mon and other languages of Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Mon-Khmer Studies Journal
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 16 April 2009

Individual Documents

Title: Mon Language in Thailand: The endangered heritage
Date of publication: 11 May 2003
Description/subject: "This paper will give the picture of Mon language situation in Thailand both spoken and written language from the earliest time to the present day. The written language will include inscriptions, palm leaf manuscripts, and printed books..."
Author/creator: Paphatsaun Thianpanya,
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kao Wao News Group
Format/size: html (60K)
Date of entry/update: 12 May 2003

Title: SOAS/AHRB Wa Dictionary Project
Description/subject: A Dictionary of the Wa Language with English, Chinese, and Burmese (Myanmar) Glosses and Internet Database for Minority Languages of Burma (Myanmar) "...The SOAS Wa Dictionary Project is a three-year effort (2003-2006), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Board to produce a high quality dictionary, translating Wa into Chinese, Burmese/Myanmar and English. The project will use advanced techniques in corpus-based lexicography, centred on a database and Internet resource which will also be suitable for other languages spoken in Burma/Myanmar besides Wa after the life of the project..." The academic objectives of this project are * to compile an electronic Wa language corpus from printed and recorded materials suitable for linguistic and textual analysis * to produce two dictionaries of the Wa language from the corpus: one scholarly and one for Wa-speaking end-users * to record, document, preserve and disseminate the corpus using the Internet * to establish, by the end of the project, an expandable template for corpus-driven lexicography and linguistic research on other minority languages of Burma..."
Author/creator: Justin Watkins
Language: Wa, English
Source/publisher: SOAS, AHRB
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 01 October 2003