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Author Aĭkhenvalʹd, A. I͡U. (Aleksandra I͡Urʹevna)

Title The Manambu language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea / Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald ; with the assistance of Jacklyn Yuamali Ala and Pauline Agnes Luma Laki
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 702 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Series Oxford linguistics
Oxford linguistics.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Plates; List of Charts, Schemes, and Tables; Organization and Cross-references; Abbreviations and Conventions; Map 1. Location of Manambu villages; 1 Introduction: The Language and its Speakers; 2 Phonology; 3 Grammatical Relations; 4 Word Classes; 5 Gender Marking, Semantics, and Agreement; 6 Number; 7 Case Marking; 8 Possession; 9 Derivation and Compounding; 10 Closed Classes; 11 Predicate Structure and Verb Root Types; 12 Verbal Categories in Positive Declarative and Interrogative Clauses; 13 Mood and Modality; 14 Negation; 15 Verb Compounding
Summary This book presents the first comprehensive description of the Manambu language of Papua New Guinea. Manambu belongs to the Ndu language family, and is spoken by about 2,500 people in five villages in East Sepik Province, Ambunti district. The book is based entirely on the author's fieldwork. - ;This book presents the first comprehensive description of the Manambu language of Papua New Guinea. Manambu belongs to the Ndu language family, and is spoken by about 2,500 people in five villages: Avatip, Yawabak, Malu, Apa:n, and Yambon (Yuanab) in East Sepik Province, Ambunti district. About 200-400
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 679-687) and indexes
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Subject Manambu language -- Grammar.
Form Electronic book
Author Luma Laki, Pauline Agnes.
Yuamali Ala, Jacklyn.
LC no. 2008016927
ISBN 0191561665 (electronic bk.)
9780191561665 (electronic bk.)