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LINGUIST List 24.2985

Tue Jul 23 2013

TOC: Language and Linguistics in Melanesia Special Issue: Papuan Languages (2012-2013)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Jul-2013
From: John M Clifton <john_cliftonsil.org>
Subject: Language and Linguistics in Melanesia Special Issue: Papuan Languages (2012-2013)
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Publisher: Linguistic Society of Papua New Guinea


Journal Title: Language and Linguistics in Melanesia
Volume Number: SI 2012
Issue Number:
Issue Date: 2012-2013


Main Text:

Please visit our Journal's website, www.langlxmelanesia.com, to browse through LLM Special Issue 2012, which brings to you the Proceedings of the Conference on the History, Contact and Classification of Papuan Languages held at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 2-3 February 2012. Part I appeared in Oct 2012; Part II appeared in July, 2013.

Change in Traditional Numerals Systems in Mian and Other Trans New Guinea Languages – S. Fedden

Verbs with Pronominal Object Prefixes in Finisterre-Huon Languages – E. Suter

Reassessing the Wider Genealogical Affiliations of the Timor-Alor-Pantar Languages – L. Robinson & G. Holton

How Reconstructable Is Proto Trans New Guinea? Problems, Progress, Prospects - A. Pawley

Some Notes on the Tsaukambo Language of West Papua - L. de Vries

The Historical Relation of the Papuan Languages of Timor and Kisar – A. Schapper, J. Huber, & A. van Engelenhoven

The Keuw Isolate: Preliminary Materials and Classification - D. Kamholz

The Greater Awyu Language Family of West Papua – L. de Vries, R. Wester & W. van den Heuvel

A Classification of Papuan Languages – Wichmann, S.

Inheritance, Contact and Change in the New Guinea Islands Evidentiality Area - San Roque, L. & Loughnane, R.

Pronouns and the (Preliminary) Classification of Papuan Languages - Hammarström, H.


Linguistic Field(s): Genetic Classification
                            Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Kehu (khh)
                            Kombai (tyn)
                            Komyandaret (kzv)
                            Korowai (khe)
                            Mian (mpt)
                            Tok Pisin (tpi)
                            Tsaukambo (kvz)

Language Family(ies): Awyu
                            Awyu-Dumut
                            Central Papuan
                            East Papuan
                            Enga
                            Huon-Finisterre
                            North Halmahera
                            Timor-Alor-Pantar
                            Trans-New Guinea
                            West Bomberai
                            West Papuan

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