Download e-book for kindle: A Grammar of Unua (Pacific Linguistics [PL]) by Elizabeth Pearce

By Elizabeth Pearce

ISBN-10: 1614517657

ISBN-13: 9781614517658

The booklet provides an outline of Unua, considered one of dialects of Unua-Pangkumu, an Oceanic language of Malakula Island, Vanuatu. Unua has approximately seven hundred audio system who're bilinguals utilizing Unua in neighborhood interactions and utilizing the nationwide language, Bislama, non-locally, in addition to in neighborhood public and spiritual settings.

The description relies on fabric accrued within the box from audio system of alternative age-groups within the 5 Unua villages. the knowledge corpus contains a monstrous physique of fabric: modern translations of the hot testomony gospels; audio-recorded transcribed and glossed texts; and elicited fabric accrued with a variety of audio system. The research comprises comparisons with different Malakula languages and is either one of typological and historical-comparative curiosity. the knowledge documentation is colossal and exact.

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