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...
|Author / Creator:||Wegener, Claudia.|
|Imprint:||Berlin : De Gruyter, 2012.|
|Description:||1 online resource (416 pages)|
|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.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11168167|
- The language and its speakers
- Word formation
- Word classes and phrase types
- Noun phrases
- The verb complex
- Independent basic clauses
- Complex clauses
- Nominalization with -ghu 'NMLZ'
- A. Example texts
- B. List of lexemes.