This thesis provides an introduction to Komnzo, a Papuan language
of Southern New Guinea. Komnzo is spoken by around 200 people in
the village of Rouku and a couple of adjacent hamlets. Komnzo
belongs to the Tonda subgroup of the Yam language family, which
is also known as the Morehead Upper-Maro group. This grammar
provides the first comprehensive description of a Yam language.
It is based on 16 months of fieldwork. The primary source of data
is a text corpus...[Show more]
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