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Title: Papers in Southeast Asian Linguistics NO.16
Edited By: Mary Clark

This volume contains a selection of papers on various syntactic, semantic and stylistic aspects of some Southeast Asian languages. Included are discussions of modality in Khmer (Ferdinand de Haan), copula constructions in Khmer (Charles Paus), derivative uses of 'give' in Thai (Kitima Indrambarya), human measure words in Cantonese (Judy Ho), speech levels in Sudanese (Edmund Anderson) and verbal adjuncts in Bantawa (Novel Rai and Werner Winter).

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834659
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 131pp
Prices: A$35.30