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Some grammatical comparisons of the Finisterre-Huon languages, New Guinea

by K. A. McElhanon

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Published by Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University in [Canberra] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Finisterre-Huon languages -- Grammar, Comparative.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTowards a typology of the Finisterre-Huon languages.
    Statementby K. A. McElhanon.
    SeriesPacific linguistics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL6603 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 73 p.
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5114353M
    ISBN 100858830949
    LC Control Number74187084

      Her comprehensive grammar, The Manambu Language from East Sepik, Papua New Guinea, was published by OUP in Other books include Classifiers: a Typology of Noun Categorization Devices (, paperback ), Language Reviews: 1. This book presents an in-depth linguistic description of Papuan Malay, a non-standard variety of Malay. The language is spoken in coastal West Papua which covers the western part of the island of New Guinea.

      This grammar provides a synchronic grammatical description of Mauwake, a Papuan Trans-New Guinea (TNG) language of about speakers on the north coast of the Madang Province in Papua New Guinea. It is the first book-length treatment of the Mauwake language and the only published grammar .   I do have some criticism, however, of the way in which there - on the whole - seems to be too much focus on a relatively small number of points about languages of the Pacific, Australia and New Guinea. In the grammar section, for instance, there often seems to be a focus on some Reviews: 3.

    Language consists of sounds organized into words according to some sort of grammar. Language is used to communicate. In comparison, language is effectively limitless in terms of the content that may be expressed. the Ningerum language of Papua New Guinea . Given the lower sea levels and resulting land bridge between Australia and New Guinea some and more years ago, a genetic link between some grouping of New Guinea languages and Australian languages seems plausible, with Trans New Guinea.


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