Panel 10: Descriptive linguistics of the Tibetospheric languages

PANEL 10 – DESCRIPTIVE LINGUISTICS OF THE TIBETOSPHERIC LANGUAGES

WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE (Room P)

Conveners: Nicolas Tournadre and Hiroyuki Suzuki


9.00-9.15 Opening of panel.


9.15-9.45: Nicolas Tournadre: The significance of Chocha-ngachakha for the classification of Tibetic languages.


9.45-10.15: Markus Viehbeck: The first modern Tibetan-Tibetan dictionary? A preliminary account of Dorje Tharchin’s monumental dictionary Project.


10.15-10.45: Eric Mélac: Does language reflect culture? A study of the Lhasa Tibetan lexicon.


10.45-11.15: Zuzana Vokurková: Some grammatical and lexical differences between the variants of central (Standard) Tibetan spoken in Lhasa and in the diaspora.


11.15-11.45: Tea and coffee break.


11.45-12.15: Hiroyuki Suzuki: When the ’brog-skad, rong-skad, and logs-skad meet: describing Lhagang Tibetan of Minyag Rabgang.


12.15-12.45: Dawa Drolma (Dawazhuoma): Investigating Minyag lexical features attested in Khams Tibetan in Minyag Rabgang, with a reference to the past and ongoing language shift.


12.45-13.15: Camille Simon: Valency derivations system in Salar.