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Mon Dec 02 2013

Books: A Dictionary of Owa: Mellow

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Date: 02-Dec-2013
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Subject: A Dictionary of Owa: Mellow
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Title: A Dictionary of Owa Subtitle: A Language of the Solomon Islands Series Title: Pacific Linguistics [PL] 639 Published: 2013 Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

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Author: Greg Mellow Electronic: ISBN: 9781614513612 Pages: 821 Price: Europe EURO 149.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781614513988 Pages: 821 Price: Europe EURO 149.95

The Solomon Islands has a rich linguistic heritage of over 60 languages, many of which have not been described in detail. This first dictionary of Owa, a South East Solomonic Language, contains over 3900 entries, which are typically illustrated with examples of natural language. An overview of the phonology, morphology, and syntax is supplemented by notes on discourse features.

Linguistic Field(s): Grammars                             Language Documentation                             Lexicography
Subject Language(s): Owa (stn)
Written In: English (eng)

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Cambridge University Press

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Akademie Verlag GmbH

Bloomsbury Linguistics (formerly Continuum Linguistics)


Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Classiques Garnier

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Edinburgh University Press

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Equinox Publishing Ltd

European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

Georgetown University Press

John Benjamins

Lincom GmbH

MIT Press

Multilingual Matters

Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG

Oxford University Press

Palgrave Macmillan

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Routledge (Taylor and Francis)


University of Toronto Press


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SIL International Publications

Universitat Jaume I

University of Nebraska Press

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