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Papuan Malay pronominals: forms and functions

Donohue, Mark; Sawaki, Yusuf


Papuan Malay, the easternmost variety of Malay/Indonesian, has received even less attention than other nonstandard varieties of Malay/ Indonesian. Papuan Malay has innovative forms and functions for its pronominals that have not been described in detail for other varieties of Malay/Indonesian, though they are present over a wide area. We examine both the bound and the free pronominal forms, describing the status of the different members in each paradigm as they are used with different functions...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Oceanic Linguistics
DOI: 10.1353/ol.2007.0017


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