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POLLEX-online: The Polynesian lexicon project online

Greenhill, Simon; Clark, Ross


The Polynesian lexicon project, POLLEX, was initiated in 1965 by Bruce Biggs in order to provide a large-scale comparative dictionary of Polynesian languages. Since then, POLLEX has grown to include over 55,000 reflexes of more than 4,700 reconstructed forms in 68 languages. These data have enabled many fundamental advances in Polynesian linguistics and prehistory. At almost half a century old, POLLEX is one of the longest-standing databases of linguistic information, and has moved through...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Oceanic Linguistics
DOI: 10.1353/ol.2011.0014


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