IIT Madras – Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

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  • Nishioka, M. & Kumar, R. (2021). Structures and functions of noun modification in Hindi: An analysis based on the nominalization theory. In Sung Yeo, Chung & Shibatani, Masayoshi (Eds.) Taigenka riron to gengo bunseki (Nominalization Theory and Linguistic Analysis), pp. 181-272. Osaka: Osaka University Press.
  • Roy, G., Kumar, R., & Subbarao, K.V. (2021). Reciprocals in Kokborok: A case of syntactic convergence. In Sharma, G. & Lowe, J. (Eds.) Trends in South Asian Linguistics, pp. 211-231. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.
  • Kumar, R. (2021). What is the name of the language you speak? In Agnihotri, R.K. & Sachdeva, R. (eds.) Being and becoming multilingual. New Delhi: Orient Blacswan, pp. xxx-xxx.
  • Sathyanathan, Karthika & Kumar, Rajesh (2020). ‘Bhaashaa’ in Bhaya Nair, Rukmini & DeSouza, Peter R. (eds.) Keywords for India: A Conceptual Lexicon for the 21st Century. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 303-305.
  • Dilip, Mayuri, Kumar, Rajesh, Subbārāo, Kārumūri Venkata, Uma Maheshwar Rao, G., Everaert, Martin. (Forthcoming). Relative Clauses in Santali: A Matching Analysis Approach. In Jenny, Mathias (Zurich, Switzerland), Alves, Mark (Maryland, USA), and Sidwell, Paul (Canberra, Australia) (eds.) Austroasiatic Syntax in Areal and Diachronic Perspective (pp. 258-283). Brill Publishers (The Netherlands).
  • Kumar, Rajesh. (2018). Bhashanchaya pravahipanache aakalan: Shikshanacha ek meva marga [Understanding Fluidity of language: The only way for education], pp. 148-162. In Vinaya Malati Hari and Avinash Pandey (eds.). Bahubhashikta: Gunavattapurna Shikshanacha Paya [Multilingualism: Pillar of Quality Education]. Pune: Unique Academy Publications. [In Marathi]
  • Kumar, Rajesh. (2016). Linguistic analyses: Implications for language teaching. In R. K. Agnihotri and A. L. Khanna (Eds.) Bhasha Shikshan, Volume 2 (pp. 96-104), New Delhi: Vani Prakashan.
  • Kumar, Rajesh. (2016). Teaching Hindi as less commonly taught language. In R. K. Agnihotri, A. L. Khanna & Anju Sahgal (eds.) Trends in language teaching, (pp. 45-55). New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan.
  • Kumar, Rajesh and Prakash, Om. (2015). Hindi-Hindustani-Urdu: A language continuum. In R. K. Agnihotri, C. Benthien, and T. Oranskaia (eds.) Impure languages: Literary and linguistic hybridity in contemporary cultures (pp. 258-271). New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan.
  • Subbarao, Karumuri Venkata and Kumar, Rajesh. (2013). Aspects of agreement in Hmar. In Shu-Fen Chen & Benjamin Slade (eds.) Grammatica et verba / Glamour and verve — Studies in South Asian, historical, and Indo-European linguistics ( 269-281). Ann Arbor, MI: Beech Stave Press.
  • Kumar, Rajesh. (2009). Morphosyntax of Hindi infinitives. In Imtiaz Hasnain & S. Chaudhary (eds.) Problematizing language studies: Cultural theoretical and applied perspectives (pp. 328-342). New Delhi: Aakar Books.

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