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Department of the Languages and Cultures of South East Asia

Mr John Okell

BA MA (Oxon)

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John Okell
Department of South East Asia

Research Associate

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Mr John Okell
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Available for
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • South East Asia
Country Expertise
  • Burma/Myanmar
Languages
  • Burmese/Myanmar

Publications

Authored Books

Okell, John (2002) Burmese by ear, or Essential Myanmar. London: Audio-Forum, Sussex Publications Limited.

Okell, John and Allott, Anna (2001) Burmese/Myanmar dictionary of grammatical forms. Routledge.

Okell, John (1995) Burmese: an introduction to the spoken language. Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Okell, John (1995) Burmese: an introduction to the script. Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Okell, John (1995) Burmese: an introduction to the literary style. Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Okell, John (1989) First steps in Burmese. London: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Okell, John (1971) A guide to the romanization of Burmese. Luzac [for] The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Okell, John (1969) A reference grammar of colloquial Burmese. Routledge.

Book Chapters

Okell, John (1989) 'The Yaw Dialect of Burmese.' In: Davidson, Jeremy, (ed.), South East Asian linguistics: essays in honour of Eugénie J A Henderson. School of Oriental and African Studies, pp. 199-202.

Okell, John (1988) 'Notes on Tone Alternation in Maru Verbs.' In: Bradley, David and Henderson, Eugénie J.A. and Mazaudon, Martine, (eds.), Prosodic analysis and Asian linguistics: to honour R.K. Sprigg. (Pacific Linguistics C-104). Canberra, A.C.T., Australia: Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, pp. 109-114.

Articles

Okell, John (2007) 'Obituary - Dr. U Hla Pe (1913-2007).' Bulletin of Burma Research, 5 (1-2). pp. 1-4.

Okell, John (1995) 'Three Burmese Dialects.' Papers in Southeast Aisan linguistics no. 13: Studies in Burmese Languages . pp. 1-138.

Okell, John (1994) 'Review of J. A. Matisoff. A dictionary of Lahu.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 57 (2). pp. 434-435.

Okell, John (1982) 'Review of U Hoke Sein and The Universal Burmese-English-Pali Dictionary.' Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, 7 (2). pp. 115-120.

Okell, John (1979) ''Still' and 'anymore' in Burmese.' Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, 4 (2). pp. 69-82.

Okell, John (1971) 'The Burmese Double-Reed "Nhai".' Asian Music, 2 (1). pp. 25-31.

Okell, John (1965) 'Nissaya Burmese: a case of systematic adaptation to a foreign grammar and syntax.' Lingua, 15 . pp. 186-227.

Pe, Hla and Allott, Anna J. and Okell, John (1963) 'Three 'Immortal' Burmese Songs.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 26 (3). pp. 559-571.

Okell, John 'Learning Music from a Burmese Master.' Man, 64 . p. 183.

Conference or Workshop Items

Okell, John (1971) K Clusters in Proto-Burmese. In: Sino-Tibetan Conference, October 8–9, 1971, Bloomington, Indiana.

Book Reviews

Okell, John (1981) 'Review of Denise Bernot and Dictionnaire birman-français.' Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area, 6 (2). pp. 83-103.

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