LINGUIST List 7.896

Fri Jun 14 1996

Books: A grammar of Karo Batak

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  1. mira kwasik, A grammar of Karo Batak

Message 1: A grammar of Karo Batak

Date: Wed, 12 Jun 1996 16:37:23 +1000
From: mira kwasik <>
Subject: A grammar of Karo Batak

GEOFF WOOLLAMS, A grammar of Karo Batak, Sumatra. 1996, x+351pp.
ISBN 0 85883 432 4. A$42.00

Pacific Linguistic Catalogue number C-130, Key words: Karo Batak,
Sumatra, Austronesian, Grammar.

This work is a comprehensive account of the phonology, morphology and
syntax of a Western Austronesian Language spoken by more than half a
million people in North Sumatra. Particular attention is paid to the
predominance of passive constructions and the interplay between
morphology, voice and discourse.

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Thank you, Mira Kwasik

Mira Kwasik
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