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The Oceanic languages

Author: John Lynch; Malcolm Ross; Terry Crowley
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge language family series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The Oceanic Languages form a closed subgroup within one of the world’s largest language families, Austronesian. There are between 1000 and 1500 Austronesian languages (estimates vary), with so much structural diversity that they are best handled in two volumes, one on the Oceanic and one on the non-Oceanic Austronesian languages. This division is clear and the grammar sketches in this volume provide a cross-section  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lynch; Malcolm Ross; Terry Crowley
ISBN: 9780415681551 0415681553 9780203820384 020382038X 9780700711284 0700711287
OCLC Number: 709666046
Notes: "First published by Curzon Press, 2002"--Title page verso.
Editor Terry Crowley is a New Zealander.
Description: xvii, 924 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Kele --
Mussau --
Sobei --
Tobati --
Kairiru --
Takia --
Arop-Lokep --
Jabêm --
Gapapaiwa --
Sudest --
'Ala'ala --
Bali-Vitu --
Kaulong --
Siar --
Taiof --
Banoni --
Sisiqa --
Roviana --
Kokota --
Gela --
Longgu --
Arosi --
Buma --
Mwotlap --
Sakao --
Tamabo --
Raga --
Vinmavis --
Port Sandwich --
Southeast Ambrym --
Lamen --
Ifira-Mele --
Sye --
Anejom̃ --
Cèmuhî --
Xârâcùù --
Iaai --
Ulithian --
Puluwatese --
Rotuman --
Nadrogā --
Niafo'ou --
Marquesan.
Series Title: Routledge language family series.
Responsibility: [edited by] John Lynch, Malcolm Ross and Terry Crowley.

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This work provides a detailed, reliable source of data on the Oceanic languages, arranged according to the natural system of classification: phonology, morphology, syntax, lexis, semantics,  Read more...

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