Are all serial verb constructions realised in a single intonation unit?

Problematising the typology of comparison

This talk discusses and accounts for instances in which the comparative is instead less marked than the positive, focusing on Bumthang, a Tibeto-Burman language of Bhutan.

The comparative verb in Bumthang

The comparative verb in Bumthang provides us with a counterexample to acknowledged typological tendencies and an additional strategy of coding comparison cross-linguistically.

Learning linguistics and history from Bhutanese Noun Phrases

The noun phrase structure in Bumthang can help us fill in the blanks of Himalayan and central Asian history.