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The making of the Kiriwina to English dictionary

Lawton, Ralph Stanley


This thesis describes the making of the Kiriwina to English dictionary and its structure and content. The dictionary, which presently exists as a computer file containing some 20,000 entries, was compiled over several decades and is the most comprehensive for Kiriwina yet written. There are seven chapters. In the first chapter, after introducing the people's land, language and culture, I give an account of past research into their language. Chapter 2 sketches Kiriwina phonology, and sets out...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d626de6241fb
Access Rights: Open Access


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