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Komnzo: A language of Southern New Guinea

Döhler, Christian


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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Date published: 2016-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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