A Grammar of Savosavo.

This is the first comprehensive description of Savosavo, a non-Austronesian (Papuan) language spoken by approximately 2,500 speakers on Savo Island, Solomon Islands. Based on primary field data recorded by the author, it provides an overview of all levels of grammar. In addition, a full chapter is d...

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Author / Creator:Wegener, Claudia.
Imprint:Berlin : De Gruyter, 2012.
Description:1 online resource (416 pages)
Language:English
Series:Mouton Grammar Library [MGL]
Mouton Grammar Library MGL.
Subject:Papuan languages -- Grammar, Comparative.
Oceanic languages -- Grammar, Comparative.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- General.
Language and languages.
Papuan languages -- Grammar, Comparative.
Solomon Islands -- Languages.
Solomon Islands.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11168167
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ISBN:9783110289657
3110289652
9783110289473
3110289474
9781283857185
1283857189
3110289652
Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-393) and index.
In English.
Summary:This is the first comprehensive description of Savosavo, a non-Austronesian (Papuan) language spoken by approximately 2,500 speakers on Savo Island, Solomon Islands. Based on primary field data recorded by the author, it provides an overview of all levels of grammar. In addition, a full chapter is dedicated to nominalization of verbs by means of one particular suffix, which occur in a number of constructions ranging from lexical to syntactic nominalization. The appendix provides glossed example texts and a list of lexemes.
Other form:Print version: Wegener, Claudia. A Grammar of Savosavo. Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2012 9783110289473
Standard no.:10.1515/9783110289657
99952257420

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