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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