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An Introduction to Spoken Kashmiri

A Basic Course and Reference Manual 
for Learning and Teaching Kashmiri 
as a Second Language

BRAJ B. KACHRU

Book I
An Introduction to Spoken Kashmiri

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FUNCTIONAL CONVERSATIONS

chapter  1: Getting acquainted
chapter  2: A conversation with a coolie
chapter  3: A conversation with a hotel owner
chapter  4: A conversation with a houseboat owner 
chapter  5: A conversation with a tonga driver
chapter  6: A conversation with a boatman
chapter  7: A conversation with a taxi-driver
chapter  8: A conversation with a tea seller
chapter  9: A conversation at the post office
chapter 10: A conversation with a milkman
chapter 11: A conversation with a fruit seller
chapter 12: A conversation with a vegetable seller
chapter 13: A conversation with a sweetmeat seller
chapter 14: A conversation with a flower seller
chapter 15: A conversation with a grocer
chapter 16: A conversation with a butcher
chapter 17: A conversation on Kashmir
chapter 18: The people of Kashmir
chapter 19: The food of Kashmir
chapter 20: On sightseeing in Kashmir
chapter 21: Going on a boat ride
chapter 22: A Kashmiri fire-pot
chapter 23: On going to Dal Lake
chapter 24: On going to Wular Lake
chapter 25: On going to Gulmarg
chapter 26: On going to Pahalgam
chapter 27: A Kashmiri shawl merchant
chapter 28: On going to Hazratbal
chapter 29: On visiting tulmul (khi:rbhava:ni) temple
chapter 30: On going to the Amarnath Cave
chapter 31: On going to the Shankracharya Temple

NARRATIVE TEXTS

chapter 32: The story of Kashmir
chapter 33: Dal Lake
chapter 34: The gardens of Kashmir
chapter 35: Mahadev Bishta: a clever thief
chapter 36: Badshah: The Great King
chapter 37: Gulmarg
chapter 38: Kashmir saffron fields
chapter 39: Kashmir samovar
chapter 40: The Muslim rishis: Nandarishi
chapter 41: Granny Lalla
chapter 42: Habba Khatun
chapter 43: Gulam Ahmad 'Mahjoor'
chapter 44: Zindakoul 'Masterji'
chapter 45: Dina Nath 'Nadim'

POEMS

chapter 46: Granny Lalla
chapter 47: Habba Khatun
chapter 48: Gulam Ahmad 'Mahjoor'
chapter 49: Zindakoul 'Masterji'
chapter 50: Dina Nath 'Nadim'
  SELECTED TOPICS

 

Book II
GLOSSARY (click here)

 

The research project herein was performed pursuant to a contract with the United States Office of Education, Department of health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, D.C. 
Contract No. OEC-0-70-3981 
Project Director and Principal Investigator
Braj B. Kachru
Department of Linguistics, 
University of Illinois, 
Urbana, Illinois, 61801, 
U.S.A.

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© 2010 Braj B. Kachru. All Rights Reserved.

 

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