Classificatory Particles in Kilivila
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Classificatory Particles in Kilivila

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Senft examines the system of classificatory particles - the divisions of the noun lexicon into distinct classes - in Kilivila, the Austronesian language of the Trobrian Islanders of Papua New Guinea.show more

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  • Hardback | 394 pages
  • 148.3 x 253 x 31mm | 4,504.23g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • tables
  • 0195092112
  • 9780195092110

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Senft's account of classificatory particles is by far the most comprehensive available on any comparable system. It addresses essential questions relating to this issue and provides new insights that are relevant to an understanding of noun classification. * Bernd Heine, University of Cologne *show more