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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
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Description
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780858836075
Pages: 295
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