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A grammar of Wooi: An Austronesian language of Yapen Island, Western New Guinea

Sawaki, Yusuf Willem

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This thesis is a description of Wooi, an Austronesian language of the South Halmahera-West New Guinea group, spoken on Yapen Island, Western New Guinea. The language is spoken by approximately 3,000 people in three main villages: Wooi, Woinap and Yenuari, and others scattered around cities in West Papua. The areas of grammar covered in this thesis are phonology (chapter 2), word classes (chapter 3), noun phrases (chapter 4), possession and possessive...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/136851

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