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Seeking Okinawan speakers for consultation



Date Submitted: 09-Jul-2012
From: Brent Woo
Subject: Seeking Okinawan speakers for consultation
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Notice: I am looking for Okinawan speakers to refer to a friend, for consultation about a text. Native proficiency preferred, naturally, but Japanese speakers or anyone with a good understanding of Okinawan may be able to help.