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The Fore language of Papua New Guinea

Scott, Graham

Description

FORE is a non-Austronesian language of the highlands of Papua New Guinea . It has two particularly fascinating aspects : (i) extensive phonological change according to morpheme class; and (ii ) indication of inter-clausal relationships as part of verb morphology . In this description, the basic philosophy is that of the theory of Tagmemics, although peculiarly Tagmemic terminology and formulae have been kept to a minimum . Following a review of previous scholarship given in the first...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Pacific Institute
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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/130319

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