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Dialects of Tibet

George Roerich

Dialects of Tibet

the Tibetan dialect of Lahul

by George Roerich

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Published by Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute of Roerich Museum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Lahūl.
    • Subjects:
    • Tibetan language -- Dialects -- India -- Lahūl.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesThe Tibetan dialect of Lahul.
      Statementby Georges de Roerich.
      SeriesTibetica ;, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL3651.L4 R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p. ;
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6231391M
      LC Control Number57027754
      OCLC/WorldCa12735460


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