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The phonology and verbal system of Awara, a Papuan language of the Finisterre Range, Papua New Guinea

Quigley, Edward C.; Quigley, Susan R.


Awara is a Papuan language of Papua New Guinea spoken in the southeastern end of the Fin-isterre mountain range. Though it has been mentioned in papers written about the Finisterre-Huon languages and about the Wantoat language (another language in the Wantoat family),the Awara sound system has not been described in depth. This work describes the Awaraphonemic inventory, autosegmental features, morphophonemic processes, and implicationsfor the Awara orthography. The analysis is presented within...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Asia-Pacific Linguistics / Pacific Linguistics Press
Date published: 2011
Type: Book
DOI: 10.15144/PL-629
Access Rights: Open Access


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