Toshiki Osada’s Munda Site (with information on Gta’, Gutob, Ho, Mundari)


Bhaduri, M.B. 1931. A Mundari-English Dictionary. Calcutta

Cook, W.A. 1965. A Descriptive Analysis of Mundari: a study of the structure of the Mundari language according to the methods of linguistic science. PhD-Dissertation, to be published at Georgetown University Press

Croft, William. 2005. “Word classes, parts of speech, and syntactic argumentation.” Linguistic Typology 9/3:431-41

Das, Rakal. 1871. “An introduction to the Mundari language” Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 40:46-66

De Smet, Rev. 1891. Rudiments of a Mundari grammar. Calcutta: COP

Evans, Nicholas & Toshiki Osada. 2005. “Mundari: The myth of a language without word classes.” Linguistic Typology 9/3:351-90

Evans, Nicholas & Toshiki Osada. 2005. “Mundari and argumentation in word-class analysis.” Linguistic Typology 9/3:442-57

Gumperz, John, in collaboration with H.S. Biligiri. 1957. “Notes on the phonology of Mundari.” Indian Linguistics 6-15

Hans, D. 1942. Munda Durang. Patna: United Press

Hengeveld, Kees & Jan Rijkhoff. 2005. “Mundari as a flexible language.” Linguistic Typology 9/3:406-31

Hoffmann, John. 1893. A Mundari first reader. Calcutta

Hoffmann, John. 1903. Mundari Grammar. Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Press

Hoffmann, John. 1905/1909. A Mundari Grammar with exercises. Part I, II. Calcutta: M. Apel [Reprint: 2001: New Delhi: Gyan Publishing House]

Hoffmann, John & Arthur van Emelen. 1928-78. Encyclopedia Mundarica (16 volumes). Patna: Government Superintendent Printing [Reprint: New Delhi: Gyan Publishing House, 1990].

Kobayashi, Masato & Ganesh Murmu. 2008. “Keraʔ Mundari.” In: Gregory D.S. Anderson (ed.), The Munda Languages. London / New York. [Routledge Language Family Series]. 165-194.

Langendoen, D. Terrence. 1967. “The Copula in Mundari.” In: The Verb BE and its synonyms. Dordrecht: Riedel. (Supplement I to Foundations of Language). 75-100

Langendoen, D. Terrence. 1967. “Mundari Verb Conjugation.” In: Linguistics 32:39-57

Munda, Ram Dayal. 1964. Mundari Quantifiers. University of Chicago. Unpublished.

Munda, Ram Dayal. 1969. “Aspects of Mundari verb.” Indian Linguistics 30/2:27-49

Munda, Ram Dayal. 1976. “Some Formal Features of Traditional Mundari Poetry.” Philip N. Jenner, Laurence C. Thompson, and Stanley Starosta (eds.). Austroasiatic Studies, Two Volumes. Honolulu: University of Hawaii (Oceanic Linguistics, Special Publication, No. 13). Part II: 843-871

Munda, Ram Dayal. 1988. muNDArI-vyAkaraN. rAMcI: choTAnAgpur prakASan kendra.

Nottrott, A. 1871. A Mundari primer.  Benaras.

Nottrott, A. 1905. Kol Grammar

Osada, Toshiki. 1991. “The Demonstrative System in Mundari.” Journal of Asian and African Studies, 42:59-70

Osada, Toshiki. 1991. “Serial verb in Mundari.” In: Annual Reports on CIIL-ILCAA Joint Research Project. 21-28

Osada, Toshiki. 1991. “The demonstrative system in Mundari.” Journal of Asian and African Studies, 42:59-70

Osada, Toshiki. 1992. A Reference Grammar of Mundari. Tokyo: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa.

Osada, Toshiki. 1999. “Experiential constructions in Mundari.” In: Gengo Kenkyu: Journal of the Linguistic Society of Japan, 115:51-76

Osada, Toshiki. 2001. “Reciprocals in Mundari.” V. Nedjalkov and Z. Guentcheva, eds. Typology of the Reciprocal Constructions. München: Lincom Europa

Osada, Toshiki. 2001. Deeney’s Ho-English Dictionary with Mundari and Hindi words. International Research Center for Japanese Studies

Osada, Toshiki. 2008. “Mundari.” In: Gregory D.S. Anderson (ed.), The Munda Languages. London / New York: Routledge. [Routledge Language Family Series]. 99-164.

Patel, Paramananda & Sunita Tripathy. 1993. Mundari. [Grammar, Texts, Dictionary]. Bhubaneswar: Academy of Tribal Dialrcts (Government of Orissa, Tribal Welfare Department, Tribal Language Study Series, XIII) (in Mundari)

Peterson, John. 2005. “There’s a grain of truth in every “myth”, or, Why the discussion of lexical classes in Mundari isn’t quite over yet.” Linguistic Typology 9/3:391-405

Peterson, John. 2010. "Language contact in Jharkhand. Linguistic convergence between Munda and Indo-Aryan in eastern central India." Himalayan Linguistics 9.2: 56-86.

Ponette, P., S.J. no date. Munda Proverbs and Sayings. Collected and Translated by P. Ponette, S.J. Ranchi: Catholic Press

Ponette, P., S.J. no date. Singbonga and the Spirit World of the Mundas. Ed. & Translated by P. Ponette, S.J. Ranchi: Catholic Press

Sinha, N.K. 1974. Mundari phonetic reader. Mysore: Central Institute of Indian Languages

Sinha, N.K. 1975. Mundari Grammar. Mysore: Central Institute of Indian Languages

Wagner, Paul. 1904. “Some Kolarian Riddles current among the Mundaris in Chota Nagpur, Bengal. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 73/1:62ff

Wali, Maulavi Abdul. 1907. “Horo Duranko” - Mundari Songs.” Calcutta Review, January 1907

Zide, Norman Herbert. n.d. “Field Notes on Gutob, Korku; Short Notes on Mundari, Juang, Nihali”

Zide, Norman Herbert & Ram Dayal Munda. 1969. “Descriptive Dialogue Songs in Mundari” M.C. Pradhan, R.D. Singh, P.K. Mishra & D.B. Sastry (eds.). Anthropology and Archaeology: Essays in Commemoration of Verrier Elwin, 1902-64. 272-83

Zide, Norman Herbert & Ram Dayal Munda. 1970. “Structural Influence of Bengali Vaisnava Songs on Traditional Mundari Songs” Journal of Social Research 13:36-48