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LINGUIST List 20.1594

Sat Apr 25 2009

Books: Lang Documentation/General Ling: Baird

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        1.    Julie Manley, A Grammar of Klon: Baird

Message 1: A Grammar of Klon: Baird
Date: 23-Apr-2009
From: Julie Manley <jmanleycoombs.anu.edu.au>
Subject: A Grammar of Klon: Baird
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Title: A Grammar of Klon
Subtitle: A non–Austronesian language of Alor, Indonesia
Published: 2008
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
                http://pacling.anu.edu.au/

Book URL: http://pacling.anu.edu.au/

Author: Louise Baird
Paperback: ISBN: 9780858835 Pages: 258 Price: AUS $ 60.00 Comment: excl. GST
Abstract:

The languages spoken on the Alor archipelago in Indonesia are
geographically the west-most non-Austronesian languages. Klon is one of
these languages, spoken on the west coast of the island of Alor . This is
the first descriptive grammar of Klon, adding to the slowly growing - but
as yet mainly unpublished - body of knowledge concerning the structure of
the Alor languages.

This grammar is primarily based on a corpus of spoken texts from the Bring
dialect. Phonetics and phonology, morphology, clausal and inter-clausal
syntax are described, including the pronominal system which works on an
agentive basis, and commonly used serial verb constructions.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Language Documentation

Subject Language(s): Adang (adn)

Written In: English (eng )

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