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A grammar of Tinrin (New Caledonia)

Osumi, Midori


This dissertation presents an analysis of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Tinrin, one of the least investigated New Caledonian languages. The language is spoken by about 400 people in the Lafoa area in the southern part of New Caledonia. The analysis has been undertaken with materials obtained in nine months of field work conducted in Petit Couli, Lafoa and Noumea, New Caledonia. Chapter 1 provides background information on the language and a brief description about some dialectal...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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