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Title: Dictionary of Kyaka Enga, Papua New Guinea
Written By: Norm Draper
Sheila Draper
Series Title: PL 532
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Kyaka is a highly distinctive dialect of Enga, the largest language of
Papua New Guinea with close to 200,000 speakers. Kyaka is spoken in the Baiyer River valley and Lumusa Plateau areas north-west of Mount
Hagen in Western Highlands Province. This dictionary is the first dictionary of Kyaka-Enga and is the most comprehensive yet produced of any dialect of Enga. The Kyaka-English part contains a wealth of ethnographic detail and illustrative examples, recorded during the authors' years of residence among the Kyaka people. There is an
English-Kyaka finder list and a number of appendices that treat terminologies for various cultural domains and for flora and fauna.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Kyaka
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 085883510X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 709
Prices: A$108.90