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Title: A Dictionary of Paamese
Written By: Terry T. Crowley

This ia a dictionary of the Austronesian language spoken on the island of Paama in Vanuatu (formely the New Hybrides) in the south-west Pacific. Beside the Paamese-English listing the dictionary also contains an English-Paamese index. It complements the author's The Paamese language of Vanuatu (published by Pacific Linguistics in 1982).

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 085883412X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: 35.00 (Aus)