Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


Book Information

   

Title: A Grammar of Abma
Subtitle: A Language of Pentecost Island, Vanuatu
Written By: Cynthia Claire Schneider
URL: http://pacling.anu.edu.au/catalogue/book_pages/600-plus/608.html
Description:

Abma, one of the largest indigenous languages of Vanuatu, is spoken by
approximately 7,800 people in the central part of Pentecost Island. This
volume presents a short grammar of the Abma language, including major
sections on work class categorisation, phonology, morphology, phrase and
clause-level syntax, and information structure.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Description
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780858836075
Pages: 295
Prices: AUS $ 99.00
AUS $ 90.00