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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)
Interest Age Young Adults
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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Series Pacific linguistics
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Maori

Maori (Paperback)

By Bauer, Winifred

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This descriptive grammar provides a uniquely comprehensive description of Maori, the East Polynesian language of the indigenous people of New Zealand. Today, the language is under threat and it seems likely that the Maori of the future will differ quite considerably from the Maor ...

ISBN 9780415599993
Published 5 October 2010 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Handbook of Language and Gender

The Handbook of Language and Gender (Paperback)

Edited by Holmes, Janet; Meyerhoff, Miriam

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Examines the dynamic ways in which women and men develop and manage gendered identities through their talk. This book features data and case studies from interactions in different social contexts and from a range of different communities.

ISBN 9780631225034
Published 30 December 2004 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Interest Age All ages
Series Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
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Everyday Samoan : A Samoan Grammar Elucidated By the Use of Numerous Examples from Ordinary Conversations in the Samoan Language
  

Everyday Samoan : A Samoan Grammar Elucidated By the Use of Numerous Examples from Ordinary Conversations in the Samoan Language (Paperback, 2nd reprint of 1949 ed)

By Downs, Ea

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A Samoan grammar, "elucidated by the use of numerous examples from ordinary conversation in the Samoan language."Facsimile reprint of 1949 2nd edition

ISBN 9780909053147
Published 13 March 1998
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Tusitusi I le gagana Samoa
 

Tusitusi I le gagana Samoa (Paperback)

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This covers writing using the Samoan language. - it is more a tool kit of templates, samples, activities for both teacher and student to practise/improve their writing skills in Samoan. This is a first resource on the topic. O se meafaigaluega fou ua tuufaatasia e lagolago i l ...

ISBN 518919
Published 5 September 2014
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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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Nominative-accusative and ergative are two common alignment types found across languages. In the former type, the subject of an intransitive verb and the subject of a transitive verb are expressed the same way, and differently from the object of a transitive. In ergative language ...

ISBN 9780190256586
Published 9 June 2016 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Interest Age Young Adults
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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Nominative-accusative and ergative are two common alignment types found across languages. In the former type, the subject of an intransitive verb and the subject of a transitive verb are expressed the same way, and differently from the object of a transitive. In ergative language ...

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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Series Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics
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