A Grammar of Sawu
A description is given of the Sawu language spoken on Sawu Island, Indonesia. Detailed discussions are provided of phonology & word classes. Syntactic components discussed include noun phrase constituents, verbs, excess adverbs, & particles. Several other syntactic components are described: interrogative, imperative, & reflexive clauses; negation; coordination; comparison; complementation; & word order. Comparisons are made with the Ndao language spoken on an island approximately 90 kilometers...[Show more]
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|Source:||NUSA: Linguistic Studies in Indonesian and languages in Indonesia|
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