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Gagana Samoa: A Samoan Language Coursebook
  

Gagana Samoa: A Samoan Language Coursebook (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Revised edition)

By Hunkin, Galumalemana Afeleti L.

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Designed for both classroom and personal use, this is a modern Samoan language resource. It features an emphasis on patterns of speech and communication through practice and examples; 10 practical dialogues covering everyday social situations; and, an introduction to the wider cu ...

ISBN 9780824831318
Published 9 June 2009 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Kayardild Morphology and Syntax
 

Kayardild Morphology and Syntax (Hardback)

By Round, Erich R.

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This book presents new data and analyses of the inflectional system and syntax of Kayardild, a typologically striking language of Australia. By virtue of the technical format employed, the book makes Kayardild accessible to mainstream formal linguistic theory, and so will appeal ...

ISBN 9780199654871
Published 11 December 2012 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Oxford Studies of Endangered Languages
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Mali (Baining) Grammar: A Language of the East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea
  

Mali (Baining) Grammar: A Language of the East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stebbins, Tonya N.

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ali (2,200 speakers) is a Papuan language spoken on the Gazelle Peninsula, East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea. It is a member of the Baining language family. The family is comprised of five languages: Kaket, Mali, Simbali, Ura and Kairak. Baining people share a common non ...

ISBN 9780858836297
Published 1 January 2011 by Pacific Linguistics
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Deconstructing Ergativity: Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features

Deconstructing Ergativity: Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features (Hardback)

By Polinsky, Maria

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Building upon theoretical innovations and extensive empirical findings, this book explains variation in the syntactic behavior of ergative arguments across languages. It offers a new analysis of ergativity by recognizing two distinct types, PP-ergative- and DP-ergative-languages. ...

ISBN 9780190256586
Published 9 June 2016 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax
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Deconstructing Ergativity: Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features
 

Deconstructing Ergativity: Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features (Paperback)

By Polinsky, Maria

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Building upon theoretical innovations and extensive empirical findings, this book explains variation in the syntactic behavior of ergative arguments across languages. It offers a new analysis of ergativity by recognizing two distinct types, PP-ergative- and DP-ergative-languages. ...

ISBN 9780190256593
Published 9 June 2016 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax
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Classificatory Particles in Kilivila
  

Classificatory Particles in Kilivila (Hardback)

By Senft, Gunter

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This study examines the system of classificatory particles - the divisions of the noun lexicon into distinct classes - in Kilivila, the Austronesian language of the Trobrian Islanders of Papua New Guinea. The author uses data gathered in field research.

ISBN 9780195092110
Published 14 March 1996 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics
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Power Sharing: Language, Rank, Gender and Social Space in Pohnpei, Micronesia
 

Power Sharing: Language, Rank, Gender and Social Space in Pohnpei, Micronesia (Hardback)

By Keating, Elizabeth

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This text challenges theories on the nature of social stratification. The author went to Pohnpei and studied how people use language and other semiotic codes to reproduce and manipulate status differences. The result is this view of how language works to create power and social i ...

ISBN 9780195111972
Published 1 November 1998 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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The Syntax of Verb Initial Languages

The Syntax of Verb Initial Languages (Hardback)

Edited by Carnie, Andrew; Guilfoyle, Eithne; and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Canada)

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This volume contains 12 chapters on the derivation of and the correlates to verb initial word order. The studies cover such widely divergent languages as Irish, Welsh, Scots Gaelic, Old Irish, and Biblical Hebrew.

ISBN 9780195132229
Published 1 November 2000 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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The Syntax of Verb Initial Languages

The Syntax of Verb Initial Languages (Paperback)

Edited by Carnie, Andrew; Guilfoyle, Eithne; and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Canada)

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This volume contains 12 chapters on the derivation of and the correlates to verb initial word order. The studies cover such widely divergent languages as Irish, Welsh, Scots Gaelic, Old Irish, and Biblical Hebrew.

ISBN 9780195132236
Published 1 April 2000 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Genes, Language, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific
 

Genes, Language, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific (Hardback)

Edited by Friedlaender, Jonathan Scott

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The islands north of Australia are home to a set of remarkably diverse human populations. The authors have used a sampling strategy to reveal the complex structure of the variation of populations in this region. Their findings reveal early human migrations out of Africa and an ab ...

ISBN 9780195300307
Published 19 April 2007 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Series Human Evolution Series
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