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Title:Studies in Austronesian linguistics
Abstract:This volume consists of seventeen articles by scholars including Robert Blust, Paul Hopper, A. L. Becker, Sarah Bell, J. C. Catford, Talmy Givon, J. W. M. Verharr and John U. Wolff. Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilokano, Chamorro, Malay, Old Malay, Javanese, Old Javanese, Indonesian, Niasese, Loniu, and Niuean are some of the languages discussed in the study. The essays explore the issues of ergativity in Western Austronesian languages, historical morphology, phonology, phonetics and morphophonemics
Contributor:McGinn, Richard, 1939-
Ohio University. Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Ohio University. Dept. of Linguistics
Date (W3CDTF):1988
Description:"Prepared in association with the Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio"--Verso t.p
Text contains a selection of revised papers originally presented at the Third Eastern Conference on Austronesian Linguistics held in Athens, Ohio, on May 6-7, 1983
Includes bibliographies
Extent:xxiv, 492 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Identifier:ISBN: 0896801373 (pbk.)
Is Part Of:Monographs in international studies. Southeast Asia series ; no. 76
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Center for International Studies, Center for Southeast Asia[n] Studies
Subject:PL5022.S78 1988
Subject (LCSH):Austronesian languages--Congresses
Table Of Contents:Historical/Comparative -- Beyond the Morpheme: Austronesian Root Theory and Related Matters / Robert A. Blust -- How Does Meaning Make Sound Change? / Keith McCune -- The PAN Consonant System / John U. Wolff -- Phonetics -- Notes on the Phonetic of Nias / John C. Catford -- Javanese Intervocalic Stop Phonemes: The Light/Heavy Distinction / Joel L. Fagan -- Phonology and Morphology -- Cara Tengger: Notes on a Non-Standard Dialect of Javanese / Nancy J. Smith-Hefner -- Vowel Harmony and Affixation in Loniu / Patricia J. Hamel -- Syntax -- Raising and Binding in Niuean / Juliette Levin, Diane Massam -- Government and Case in Tagalog / Richard McGinn -- Antipassives and Causatives in Ilokano: Evidence for an Ergative Analysis / Donna B. Gerdts -- Ergative Analysis for Philippine Languages: An Analysis / Videa P. De Guzman -- Syntactic Ergativity in Contemporary Indonesian / John W. M. Verhaar -- Discourse -- The Discourse Definition of Ergativity: A Study of Chamorro and Tagalog Texts / Ann M. Coorman, Barbara Fox, Talmy Givon -- Voice and Foreground/Background in Cebuano / Sarah J. Bell -- How Ergative is Malay? / Paul J. Hopper -- Topicality and Verbs Encoding Two Arguments in Bahasa Indonesia / Amy J. Uhrbach -- Binding Wild Words: Cohesion in Old Javanese Prose / A. L. Becker, Thomas Hunter
Type (DCMI):Text


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