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Name: Terry  T. Crowley
Institution: University of Waikato
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.waikato.ac.nz/wfass/subjects/linguistics/terry/index.shtml
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Language Family(ies): North and Central Vanuatu
Central Vanuatu
East Vanuatu
South Vanuatu
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Dictionary of Paamese
 The Lord's Prayer in Erromangan: Literacy and Translation in a Vanuatu Language
 An Introduction to Historical Linguistics Third Edition
 Ura: A Disappearing Language of Southern Vanuatu
 An Erromangan (Sye) Dictionary
 Languages of Vanuatu: A new survey and bibliography
 Serial Verbs in Oceanic
 Ura
 Naman
 Nese
 Tape
 The Avava language of Central Malakula (Vanuatu)
 Field Linguistics
 An Introduction to Historical Linguistics, Fourth Edition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Serial Verbs in Oceanic



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