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LINGUIST List 23.3514

Wed Aug 22 2012

Diss: Austronesian/ General Ling/ Lang Documentation/Typology: von Prince: 'A Grammar of Daakaka'

Editor for this issue: Lili Xia <lxialinguistlist.org>

Date: 21-Aug-2012
From: Kilu von Prince < wataseniagmail.com">princezas.gwz-berlin.de, wataseniagmail.com>
Subject: A Grammar of Daakaka
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Institution: Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin
Program: Department for German Language and Lingustics
Dissertation Status: Completed
Degree Date: 2012

Author: Kilu von Prince

Dissertation Title: A Grammar of Daakaka

Dissertation URL: http://gwz-berlin.academia.edu/KiluvonPrince/Papers/1743935/A_Grammar_of_Daakaka

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Language Documentation
                            Typology
Language Family(ies): Austronesian

Dissertation Director:
Bernard Comrie
Manfred Krifka

Dissertation Abstract:

The dissertation is a descriptive grammar of the Oceanic language
Daakaka, which is spoken by about 1000 speakers on the island of
Ambrym, Vanuatu. The grammar is based on a corpus of more than 6400
sentences plus numerous elicitations, collected by the author herself
during her fieldwork between 2009 and 2012.



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