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A Grammar of South Efate

An Oceanic Language of Vanuatu (Oceanic Linguistics Special Publications)

by Nicholas Thieberger

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, syntax, linguistic structure,
  • Oceanic & Australian Languages,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Oceanic & Polynesian languages,
  • Language,
  • South Efate language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Grammar

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8162006M
    ISBN 10082483061X
    ISBN 109780824830618

    Grammar, rules of a language governing the sounds, words, sentences, and other elements, as well as their combination and interpretation. The word grammar also denotes the study of these abstract features or a book presenting these rules. In a restricted sense, the term refers only to the study of. : A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian or South Indian Family of Languages () by Caldwell, Robert and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(4). Circle the island of Vanuatu on a full-day tour that explores traditional island culture, the Blue Lagoon, local history, and island cuisine. Since the itinerary includes top Vanuatu highlights, it’s a great way to get your bearings after arrival or get a taste of island life in limited time, with the convenience of round-trip transport from your hotel or cruise ship in Port Vila/5(1K).


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This book presents topics in the grammar of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu as spoken in Erakor village on the outskirts of PortVila. It is one of the first such grammars to take seriously the provision of primary data for the verification of claims made in the by: This book presents topics in the grammar of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu as spoken in Erakor village on the outskirts of PortVila.

It is one of the first such grammars to take seriously the provision of primary data for the verification of claims made in the by: 7. This book presents topics in the grammar of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu as spoken in Erakor village on the outskirts of PortVila.

It is one of the first such grammars to take seriously the provision of primary data for the verification of claims made in the analysis. Oceanic Linguistics Special Publications are book-length supplements to the journal Oceanic Linguistics sponsored by the Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i.

The series consists of studies bearing on the indigenous languages of Oceania, including the aboriginal languages of Australia, the Papuan languages of New Guinea, and the languages of the far-flung Austronesian (or Malayo. Paperback This dictionary has been the product of collaborative work with a number of speakers of the language of South Efate, central Vanuatu.

It is part of an ongoing project that includes the recording of stories in the language, a selection from which is produced as Author: Nick Theiberger. This volume presents topics in the grammar of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu as spoken in Erakor village on the outskirts of Port Vila.

There has been no previous grammatical description of the language, which has been classified as the southernmost member of the North-Central Vanuatu subgroup of by:   Book Reviews Nicholas Thieberger. A grammar of South Efate: An Oceanic language of Vanuatu.

Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication No. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. xxviii + pp., ill., maps + 1 dvd­rom. ISBN $, paper. A Grammar of South Efate An Oceanic Language of Vanuatu. This thesis presents topics in the grammar of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu as spoken in Erakor village on the outskirts of Port Vila.

There has been no previous grammatical description of the language, which has been classified as the southernmost member of the North.

Guide to the Nafsan, South Efate collection Nick Thieberger (thien [@] ). The collection of Nafsan (Vanuatu) language material was begun in and has grown since then, arising from my fieldwork with speakers in several periods (see the background description in my grammar, below).

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Nick Thieberger Author Languages and Linguistics Citation metrics 20 Scopus. UNIVERSITY SEARCH › Author: Nick Thieberger. This work describes the grammar of Kokota, a highly endangered Oceanic language of the Solomon Islands, spoken by about nine hundred people on the island of Santa Isabel.

After several long periods among the Kokota, Dr. Palmer has written an unusually detailed and comprehensive description of the language. Table of contents for A grammar of South Efate: an oceanic language of Vanuatu / Nicholas Thieberger. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Presents topics in the grammar of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu as spoken in Erakor village on the outskirts of Port Vila.

This book describes the process of developing an archivable textual corpus that is used to make example sentences citable and playable, using software (Audiamus) developed in the course of the research. Presents topics in the grammar of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu as spoken in Erakor village on the outskirts of Port Vila.

This book describes the process of developing an. ONLINE Topics in the grammar and documentation of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu.

Nick Thieberger. Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC). oai::NT2-PHD; ONLINE PHOIBLE phonemic inventories for South Efate.

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1, N o. 1 J uNe The chapter on word classes (Chapter 4) outlines identified form classes. Review of Thieberger, N. (ed.) a grammar of South Efate: an Oceanic language of Vanuatu By Robert Early Topics: PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, OceaniaAuthor: Robert Early.

Topics in the grammar and documentation of South Efate, an Oceanic language of Central Vanuatu Nick Thieberger A grammatical description of the language of Erakor village, South Efate, Vanuatu.

The South Efate language (Fate, Erakor) is a Southern Oceanic language of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. Spoken on the island of Efate, in central Vanuatu, it counts about 6, speakers.

Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to in South Efate. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that : Nicholas Thieberger.

The South Efate language is a Nuclear Southern Oceanic language of the Malayo-Polynesian language family, spoken on the island of Efate in central Vanuatu.

As ofthere are approximately 6, speakers who live in coastal villages from Pango to language's grammar has been described by Nick Thieberger, who is working on a book of stories and dictionary of the ge family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian. Mavea language-Grammar. Title. Series: Oceanic linguistics special publication; no.

PLMG 'dc23 Camera-ready copy for this book was prepared under the supervision ofthe series editor. University of Hawai'i Press books are printed on acid-free paper and meet the guidelines for permanence. The Nafsan language, also known as South Efate, is a Southern Oceanic language spoken on the island of Efate in central Vanuatu.

As ofthere are approximately 6, speakers who live in coastal villages from Pango to Eton. The language's grammar has been studied by Nick Thieberger, who is working on a book of stories and a dictionary of the language. Nafsan is closely related to Nguna and Language family: Austronesian.

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This position facilitates the expression of an additional. Documentation in practice: developing a linked media corpus of South Efatein. In P. Austin (Ed.), Language documentation and description, vol.2, (pp. Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

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Efate is Vanuatu's main island, politically, economically, industrially and in terms of population and tourism. Even so, outside of the capital Port Vila it's pretty. User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is a classic work, still in print more than years since it was first published.

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National Emergency A comparative grammar of the Dravidian or South-Indian family of languages by Caldwell, Robert. Publication date Topics Dravidian languages -- Grammar, Comparative PublisherPages: You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. south-efate definition: Proper noun 1.

A Nuclear Southern Oceanic language of the Malayo-Polynesian language family, spoken on the island of Efate in central Vanuatu. Search Your search for 'language_keyword:("South Efate")' returned 9 search Sort Results by Relevance | Newest titles first | Oldest titles first.A key feature of South Efate grammar is the grammaticalisation of a benefactive phrase in pre-verbal position.

At the Latymer school, a grammar in north London, 25 students achieved four As this year. The grammar and pronunciation of Krio are similar to many African languages.Efatese is an artificial mixed language of Efate Island in Vanuatu.

There are half a dozen languages spoken on Efate, of which the languages of North Efate and South Efate are not particularly closely related, and when missionary activity began on the island, at Port Havannah in the northwest of the island, a mixture of the target languages was invented for evangelism and scripture, in Created by: Daniel Macdonald.