South Asia

  title={South Asia},
  author={Lance S. Cousins},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={372 - 373}
  • L. Cousins
  • Published 1 June 1999
  • Linguistics
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
such matters is to some extent unavoidable. More importantly, care has been taken to have a balanced representation of the four recognized groups within Dravidian: South (Tamil, Kannada and Tulu), South Central (Telugu, Konda and Gondi), Central (Kolami and Gadaba) and North (Malto and Brahui). The slight imbalance between the first two and the last two is justified by the greater number of languages in these groups. Almost all the chapters devoted to individual languages have been written by…