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TOC: Asia-Pacific Language Variation 6 / 2 (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 29-Jan-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Asia-Pacific Language Variation Vol. 6, No. 2 (2021)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Asia-Pacific Language Variation
Volume Number: 6
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2021

Subtitle: Special Issue: Variation in the Pacific

Main Text:

2020. v, 128 pp.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Variation in the Pacific
Eri Kashima and Miriam Meyerhoff
pp. 151–159


Borrowing from Bislama into Raga, Vanuatu: Borrowing frequency, adaptation strategies and semantic considerations
Marie-France Duhamel
pp. 160–195

Onset glottal stop deletion in Suva Rotuman
Wilfred Fimone
pp. 196–221

(h) in Marshallese English
Isabelle Buchstaller
pp. 222–249

Word-initial [h]-drop variation in Nmbo: Change-in-progress in an egalitarian multilingual speech community of Papua New Guinea
Eri Kashima
pp. 250–277

Special issue Table of Contents:

Special issue Variation in the Pacific
Eri Kashima and Miriam Meyerhoff
p. 278

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Bislama (bis)
                            English (eng)
                            Hano (lml)
                            Marshallese (mah)
                            Nambo (ncm)
                            Rotuman (rtm)

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