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Nakanai syntax

Johnston, Raymond L.


This thesis gives an account of the syntax of Nakanai, an Oceanic Austronesian language of West New Britain. The study takes the form of a reference guide to the contrastive structures and major syntactic features of Nakanai. Concomitantly, selected issues in the grammar of Oceanic languages and in syntactic theory are discussed in terms of their manifestation in Nakanai, as they are encountered in the discussion of the Nakanai data. Chapter one critically reviews past and present...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)


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