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Title: A Grammar of Savosavo
Written By: Claudia Wegener
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/183226?format=G
Series Title: Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] 61
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Grammars
Subject Language(s): Savosavo
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110289473
Pages: 400
Prices: Europe EURO 139.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110289657
Pages: 400
Prices: Europe EURO 139.95