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LINGUIST List 23.4433

Wed Oct 24 2012

Books: A Grammar of Savosavo: Wegener

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Oct-2012
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: A Grammar of Savosavo: Wegener
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Title: A Grammar of Savosavo
Series Title: Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] 61

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
http://www.degruyter.com/mouton


Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/183226?format=G


Author: Claudia Wegener

Electronic: ISBN: 9783110289657 Pages: 400 Price: Europe EURO 139.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110289473 Pages: 400 Price: Europe EURO 139.95


Abstract:

This is the first comprehensive description of Savosavo, a non-Austronesian (Papuan) language spoken by approximately 2,500 speakers on Savo Island, Solomon Islands. Based on primary field data recorded by the author, it provides an overview of all levels of grammar. In addition, a full chapter is dedicated to nominalization of verbs by means of one particular suffix, which occur in a number of constructions ranging from lexical to syntactic nominalization. The appendix provides glossed example texts and a list of lexemes.



Linguistic Field(s): Grammars
Language Documentation

Subject Language(s): Savosavo (svs)


Written In: English (eng)

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