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Name: Willem  Burung
Institution: University of Oxford
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State and/or Country: Oxfordshire
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Melayu Papua, Indonesian, Malay, Wano, Languages in Papua
Subject Language(s): Wano
Language Family(ies): Trans-New Guinea
Selected Publications: Published papers:
2010. ‘Profil bahasa-bahasa di Papua’. Kibas Cenderawasih: Jurnal Ilmiah Kebahasaan dan Kesastraan. Volume 6 Nomor 1, April 2010 (Pages 1-8). Departemen Pendidikan Nasional, Pusat Bahasa, Jayapura.
2008. ‘Melayu-Papua: A hidden treasure’. Proceedings, paper presented at the International Conference on Language Development, Language Revitalization and Multilingual Education in Ethnolinguistic Communities. Mahidol University [Bangkok: 1-3 July 2008]. URL:
2009. ‘Translating kinship terms in Wano’. URL:
2007a. 'The phonology of Wano'. SIL Electronic Working Papers. URL:
2007b. 'Bahasa-bahasa di Papua: Jangan sampai hilang'. Suara Perempuan Papua.
2006. 'Bahasa, Budaya dan Alkitab' in Penerjemah, Penerjemahan Alkitab dan Pembina Penerjemah. Lembaga Alkitab Indonesia.
2000. 'A brief note on Elseng'. SIL Electronic Survey Report 2000-001. URL:
1995. Linguistik dalam Penerjemahan Alkitab: Berbagai contoh dari Irian. Forum Biblika 5-3. Lembaga Alkitab Indonesia.
1993. 'The appreciation of linguistics: On the domain of morphology'. AFEU, Universitas Cenderawasih.
1992. 'The appreciation of linguistics: On the domain of syntax'. AFEU, Universitas Cenderawasih.
1991. 'Some linguistic problem in teaching-learning process in the interior of Irian Jaya'. AFEU, Universitas Cenderawasih.
Dissertation Abstract: A Grammar of Wano

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