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The verbal syntax of Kuman

Piau, Julie Anne


Kuman is a Non-Austronesian or Papuan language of the Central Family of the East New Guinea Highlands Stock (Wurm 1978). There are over 66,000 speakers of Kuman, who live mainly in the northern part of Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea. Languages which belong to this family include Mid-Wahgi, Chuave, Salt-Yui, Sinasina and Golin. Previous work on Kuman has been carried out to my knowledge by Capell (1948-1949), Bergmann (1953), Nilles (1969), Trefry (1967, 1969) Lynch (in press) and Piau...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)
DOI: 10.25911/5d723d44b02f0
Access Rights: Open Access


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