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Title: A Descriptive Grammar of the Bukawa Language of the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea
Written By: William Eckermann
Series Title: Pacific Linguistics
Description:

The Bukawa language is an Austronesian language which is spoken by coastal
inhabitants of the Huon Peninsula in the Morobe Province of Papua New
Guinea. The Bukawa villages are all situated on the coastal plain of the
Huon Peninsula. This book represents an analysis of the grammar of the
Bukawa language of Papua New Guinea, based upon data accumulated over a
thirteen year period during which the author lived and worked with members
of the language group doing Bible translation and literary work.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Bugawac
Language Family(ies): None
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780858835
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 225
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