Grammars series

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I often assign students a project that requires them to consult a grammar. These series are generally reputable and serve as a good starting point for choosing a grammar to work with.

(If you're looking for a grammar, also check out the grammars library)

Grammars series

Phonological descriptions series

Language family descriptions series

These series contain works that describe whole language families, rather than individual languages.


The handbooks in these series have some volumes dedicated to individual languages or groups of languages, mixed in with volumes on theoretical issues

GrammarWatch open access grammars

Other places to look

NB: Quality of these sources may vary.