By George A Grierson
In regards to the BOOK:- The Linguistic Survey of India is a accomplished survey of the Language of British India, describing 364 languages and dialects. on the Oriental Congress held at Vienna, it used to be famous that the variety of Indian Languages was once unknown with estimates various from twenty to 250. A answer used to be handed urging the govt. to adopt a planned systematic survey of the languages of India. In 1900 the writer moved to England for comfort of consulting eu libraries and students. by way of 1903 many of the info had are available in. On Tibetan Languages the writer labored with Sten Kono. On eight may well 1928 the of entirety of the Linguistic Survey of India was once celebrated on the Criterion eating place by means of the Royal Asiatic Society of serious Britain and eire with Lord Birkenhead. it's a enormous ebook describing each recognized Languages and dialects of South Asian subcontinent. in regards to the AUTHOR:- Sir George Abraham Grierson, OM, KCIE (1851-1941) used to be an Irish administrator and Linguist in India. He received Prizes for reports in Sanskrit and Hindustani, develop into Justice of the Peace and collector at Patna. He proposed a proper Linguistic survey on the Oriental Congress in 1886 at Vienna. The congress urged the assumption to the British executive and he used to be appointed Superintendent of the newly created Linguistic Survey of India in 1898. He endured the paintings until eventually 1928 and released the findings of the Linguistic Survey in a chain that consisted of volumes and elements. Grierson bought an honorary Doctorate (D. Litt) from the collage of Dublin in June 1902. In 1928 he used to be appointed to the Order of advantage (OM) and was once a Sir William Jones Gold medallist in 1929. He used to be appointed CIE in 1894 and KCIE in 1912. The identify 'Linguistic Survey of India quantity - VIII half- II Specimens of Thedardic or Pisacha Languages (Including Kashmiri) written/authored/edited through George A Grierson', released within the 12 months 2017. The ISBN 9789351283331 is assigned to the Paperback model of this identify. T
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