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Author Lichtenberk, Frantisek, 1945-

Title A grammar of Toqabaqita / by Frantisek Lichtenberk
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (2 volumes (xxviii, 1356 pages)) : illustrations, maps
Series Mouton grammar library, 0933-7636 ; 42
Mouton grammar library ; 42
Contents Frontmatter; Contents; List of tables, maps, and figures; Abbreviations and conventions; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Phonology; Chapter 3. Grammatical profile; Chapter 4. The verb phrase; Chapter 5. The particles in the verb complex; Chapter 6. The noun phrase; Chapter 7. The noun-phrase internal particle group; Chapter 8. Possessive and associative noun phrases; Chapter 9. Nominalizations and deverbal nouns; Chapter 10. The prepositional phrase; Chapter 11. Coordination of noun phrases and prepositional phrases. Apposition of noun phrases and prepositional phrases
Summary Toqabaqita is an Austronesian language spoken by approximately 13,000 people on the island of Malaita in the south-eastern Solomon Islands. This two-volume grammar is the first comprehensive description of the language, based on the author's field work. The grammar deals with the phonology, morphology, syntax, and discourse patterns of the language, as well as with its contact with Solomon Islands Pijin. It will be of special interest to typologists and to specialists in Austronesian linguistics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 1333-1343) and index
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Subject To'abaita language -- Grammar.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283396602
3110199068 (electronic bk.)
9783110199062 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)