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LINGUIST List 21.4424

Fri Nov 05 2010

Books: Language Documentation: De Goeje

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        1.     Ulrich Lueders , The Arawak Language of Guiana: De Goeje

Message 1: The Arawak Language of Guiana: De Goeje
Date: 03-Nov-2010
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: The Arawak Language of Guiana: De Goeje
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Title: The Arawak Language of Guiana
Series Title: LINCOM Americana 03
Published: 2010
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Author: C.H. De Goeje
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862901098 Pages: 315 Price: Europe EURO 68.80
Abstract:

The Arawak or Arowak inhabit the costal districts of Surinam and British
Guiana; they formerly lives still further East, even as far as the mouth of
the Orinoco and Trinidad. In this work Brett's texts (1856) have been used
in the first place, and an endeavor has been made to discuss all the
particularities of the language as found in these texts (from the preface).

Contents: Rules for pronunciation, finite verbs, character of the Arawak
words, infinite verbs, auxiliary verb a, intensives, conjunctions,
formation of verbs, classes of utterances, family relations, origins of the
Arawak language, etc.

(Re-edition; originally published 1928 in Amsterdam; written in English)

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Subject Language(s): Arawak (arw)

Written In: English (eng )

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