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A grammar of Awtuw

Feldman, Harry


The aim of this thesis is to describe the structure of the Awtuw language, spoken by about 400 people in the southern foothills of the Torricelli Mountains of northwestern Papua New Guinea. A brief preface presents my theoretical assumptions and methodological orientation. Language is viewed as a cultural phenomenon which, while by no means discrete from other facets of culture, has a distinct central focus that may be described independently without severe distortion. Grammatical...[Show more]

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Date published: 1983
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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