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Voice-related constructions in the Austronesian languages of Flores

Arka, I. Wayan; Wouk, Fay


This paper discusses findings of our research on voice in the Austronesian languages of Flores, Indonesia. Research reported in this paper is part of a broader inquiry into voice and voice expressions in the languages of Nusa Tenggara. We begin with a brief introduction to the typology of Flores languages and their position within the Austronesian family. We then present data showing the types of voice constructions and their properties. We claim that, while typically lacking voice morphology,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Asia-Pacific Linguistics / Pacific Linguistics Press
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Argument realisations and related constructions in Austronesian languages: papers from 12-ICAL
Access Rights: Open Access


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