Shipping & Delivery

Shipping Rates can ship to virtually any address in the world. Please check on this page for more information on costs and delivery times. Interested in free shipping? Learn about our FREE Shipping .

Shipping Method Delivery Estimate First Item Charge Each Aditional Item
Free! Standard 6-16 Days Free for order above $30 Free for order above $30
Standard 6-16 Days $ 10.00 $ 10.00
Trackable Expedited 4-6 Days $ 15.00 $ 15.00
Trackable Express 2-3 Days $ 30.00 $ 30.00

When my order will arrive?

It really depends on the item -- you can see the relevant info on its page. You'll get a email when your item has been shipped. can ship to virtually any address in the world. Once your order has been shipped, we offer the following times for delivery in business days (Mon-Fri):

Australia and New Zealand 7-12 business days
Middle East and Gulf 7-12 business days
Singapore & Hong Kong 7-10 business days
United Kingdom 7-10 business days
Europe 7-12 business days
USA and Canada 7-15 business days
South America 7-18 business days
All other countries 7-15 business days

The Origin and Development of Bhojpuri

Authors (s): Udai Narain Tiwari (Author)
Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 8172361076
Pages: ii+xlvi+282p., Tables; Figures; Maps; Appendices; Index; 24cm.
Pub. date: 01.03.2001, Reprint
Publisher: The Asiatic Society
Language (s): English
Bagchee ID: BB1268
List price: US $ 25,00
Bagchee price: US $ 22,50
You save: (10.00%)
Member price: US $ 20,25 info

Overview for The Origin and Development of Bhojpuri

It was in the Oriental Conference at Patna when I had a chance to come in close contact with Prof. Suniti Kumar Chatterji and other great linguisticians for the first time that an ardent desire to study my mother tongue, Bhojpuri, on scientific lines arose in my mind.  Back from Patna, I approached Dr. Dhirendra Varma of the University of Allahabad who introduced me to Dr. Babu Ram Saxena.  He was then writing his thesis on THE EVOLUTION OF AWADHI.  Dr. Saxena in consultation with Prof. Suniti Kumar Chatterji advised me to prepare a monograph on the 'Bhojpuri dialect' on the lines of his 'Lakhimpuri'.  The work that I produced after this advice was written out 1932 and published in the Journal of the Bihar and Orissa Research Society, Vols. XX, XXI and XXI, Part III, under the title 'A Dialect of Bhojpuri (1934-35).  During the years 1933 to 1935, I made extensive tours throughout the Bhojpuri area - Ballia, Shahabad, Saran, Champaran, Gorakhpur, the Nepal tarai, Basti, Azamgarh, Banaras, Mirzapur and other places - and collected specimens of Bhojpuri.  Grammatical peculiarities were noted down and detailed systematic grammars of the different dialects were prepared.  The exact limits of the Bhojpuri-speaking area were investigated and accordingly a map was prepared which is appended herewith.  During this period, the following contributions were published in the 'Hindustani' - journal of the Hindustani Academy, Allahabad, namely: 'The Bhojpuri Proverbs' (Bhojpuri Lokoktiya) (April, 1939, and July, 1939), 'Bhojpuri Idioms' (Bhojpuri Muhaware) (April, 1940, October, 1940, and January, 1941), and 'The Bhojpuri Riddles' (Bhojpuri Paheliya) (October-December, 1942).... The present thesis aspires to make some new contributions to Indian dialectology.  The chief amount them are: (1) Historical and comparative treatment of the materials; (2) Phonology in a manner quite different from Hoernle's treatment; (3) Affixes in fuller detail than in Hoernle; (4) Pronouns; (5) Compounds (6) Verbs.  The sources of information utilized by me for the thesis are the materials collected by me during my tours, plus those listed on pages 22 to 24 of the thesis and a few forms in the writings of Kabir and other writers.
Write your own review
  • There are no reviews yet. Be the first to write one

Similar items