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Sociolinguistic aspects of Abu', a Papuan lanquage of the Sepik area

Nekitel, Otto Ignatius Manganau Soko'um


The aim of this thesis is to describe sociolinguistic aspects of Abu' Arapesh, a Papuan language spoken by about 5,700 speakers who live in the central Sepik area of Papua New Guinea. It is the first of its kind on this community. In brief, chapter 1 gives a summary of the thesis, followed by a more d¬ętailedt description of the Abu' language area and its dialects, as seen from a linguist's point of view, in chapter 2. This and Chapter 3, which gives an oversew of the grammar and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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