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Title: A Description of Abun: A West Papuan Language of Irian Jaya
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This volume presents a description of the phonology, morphology and grammar of the Abun language, spoken in the northern Bird's Head region of Irian Jaya. There is also a discussion of various clauses types, including relative, complement and adverbial clauses.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Abun
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0858834820
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 236pp
Prices: AUS $45.50