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Ross, Malcolm

Overview
Works: 50 works in 201 publications in 2 languages and 3,520 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Terms and phrases  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Dictionaries  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PL6172, 499.2
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Most widely held works about Malcolm Ross
 
Most widely held works by Malcolm Ross
The comparative method reviewed : regularity and irregularity in language change by Malcolm Ross( )

17 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical reconstruction of languages relies on the comparative method, which itself depends on the notion of the regularity of change. The regularity of sound change is the famous Neogrammarian Hypothesis: "sound change takes place according to laws that admit no exception." The comparative method, however, is not restricted to the consideration of sound change, and neither is the assumption of regularity. Syntactic, morphological, and semantic change are all amenable in varying degrees to comparative reconstruction, and each type of change is constrained in ways that enable the researcher to distinguish between regular and more irregular changes. This volume draws together studies by scholars engaged in historical reconstruction, all focussing on the subject of regularity and irregularity in the comparative method. A wide range of languages is represented, with detailed discussion of data from Australia, Papua New Guinea, Austronesia, North and Central America, East Asia, and Europe
The lexicon of Proto Oceanic : the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society by Malcolm Ross( )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second in a series of five volumes on the lexicon of Proto Oceanic, the ancestor of the Oceanic branch of the Austronesian language family. Each volume deals with a particular domain of culture and/or environment and consists of a collection of essays each of which presents and comments on lexical reconstructions of a particular semantic field within that domain. Volume 2 examines how Proto Oceanic speakers described their geophysical environment. An introductory chapter discusses linguistic and archaeological evidence that locates the Proto Oceanic language community in the Bismarck Archipelago in the late 2nd millennium BC. The next three chapters investigate terms used to denote inland, coastal, reef and open sea environments, and meteorological phenomena. A further chapter examines the lexicon for features of the heavens and navigational techniques associated with the stars. How Proto Oceanic speakers talked about their environment is also described in three further chapters which treat property terms for describing inanimate objects, locational and directional terms, and terms related to the expression of time
The Oceanic languages by John Lynch( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series designed as a reference for a particular linguistic community and for linguists working on typology and syntax, the data in this text is arranged according to the natural system of classification: phonology; morphology; syntax; lexis; semantics; dialectology and sociolinguistics
Comparative Austronesian dictionary : an introduction to Austronesian studies( )

12 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Waskia grammar sketch and vocabulary by Malcolm Ross( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian languages of Western Melanesia by Malcolm Ross( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Multiple languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history and typology of western Austronesian voice systems( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The many faces of Austronesian voice systems : some new empirical studies( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy from Bundaberg : studies in Melanesian linguistics in honour of Tom Dutton( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austronesian terminologies : contiunity and change( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The language game : papers in memory of Donald C. Laycock( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in languages of New Britain and New Ireland( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics in the description of Kiriwina by Ralph Lawton( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in languages of New Britain and New Ireland( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web of deceit by Malcolm Ross( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impossible sum of our traditions : reflections on Canadian literature by Malcolm Mackenzie Ross( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers in New Guinea linguistics. No. 23( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lexicon of Proto Oceanic : the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Past Human Migrations in East Asia : Matching Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics by Alicia Sanchez-Mazas( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon the latest evidence in genetics, linguistics and archaeology, this exciting new book examines the history of the peopling of East Asia, and investigates the ways in which we can detect migration, and its different markers in these fields of enquiry
The lexicon of Proto Oceanic : the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The lexicon of Proto Oceanic : the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society
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The lexicon of Proto Oceanic : the culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic societyThe Oceanic languagesThe many faces of Austronesian voice systems : some new empirical studies
Alternative Names
Malcolm Ross Australiano a lingguista

Malcolm Ross lingüista australiano

Malcolm Ross taalkundige uit Australië

Ross, M. D.

Ross, M. D. 1942-

Ross, M. D. (Malcolm D.)

Ross, Malcolm 1942-

Ross, Malcolm D.

Ross, Malcolm D. 1942-

Малкольм Росс

مالكولم روس لغوي أسترالي

マルコム・ロス

馬爾康·羅斯

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