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Barbour, Julie

A Grammar of Neverver

Series:Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] 60

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

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    Publication Date:
    October 2012
    Copyright year:
    2012
    ISBN
    978-3-11-028961-9
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Neverver is an Oceanic language spoken by just over 500 people on the high island of Malekula in Vanuatu. Drawing on an extensive corpus of field recordings collected between 2004 and 2008, the analysis reveals a very interesting phonological system with six prenasalized segments, rich systems of possession, tense/aspect/mood marking, valence change, and verb serialization. The grammaris of interest to specialists in Oceanic and Austronesian linguistics, as well as to general linguists, especially those interested in linguistic typology.

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    xxvi, 476 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Language Typology; Grammar; Fieldwork; Oceanic Linguistics; Vanuatu

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    Julie Barbour, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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