Descriptive Grammar
of Dakkhini

Edited by Khateeb S. Mustafa
October 2000
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers
ISBN: 81-215-0886-X
$42.50 Hardcover

The present work attempts to analyse and describe Dakkhini, a variety of Urdu spoken in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh in the framework of descriptive linguistic theory. It presents the phonology, morphology and syntax of the dialect.

It also discusses briefly the origin and development of Dakkhini, its speakers in Chittoor district and the whole of Andhra Pradesh and the existing relationship between Dakkhini and Telugu on the one hand and Dakkhini and standard Urdu on the other.

Language Studies

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