The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Morphology, Syntax and Cohesion in Nabak
This is a grammar of the Nabak language of the Huon Peninsula, PNG; a non-Austronesian language. It is a language with extensive morphophonemics. The grammar includes numerous glossed examples, together with several texts and a dictionary. A major focus is an informal account of Nabak cohesion.