The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
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).