[E-pub] ♅ The Greater Awyu Languages of West Papua ⚈ Pembspm.co.uk

[E-pub] ♢ The Greater Awyu Languages of West Papua ⚖ This Book Is A Comprehensive And Authoritative Description Of The Greater Awyu Family Of Papuan Languages The Book Brings Together Many Decades Of Research On Greater Awyu Languages, Including Years Of Field Work By The Author The Book Presents A Description Of Major Patterns Found In Languages Of The Family Phonology, Morphology, Syntax And Discourse In Addition, Major Aspects Of The Anthropological Linguistics Of Greater Awyu Languages Are Described Counting Systems, Language Names, Kinship, Linguistic Ideologies, Lexical Substitution Registers, Avoidance And Taboo The Linguistic Patterns Of Greater Awyu Languages Are Systematically Placed In The Genetic, Typological, Areal And Historical Contexts Of New GuineaThe Long Dialect Continuums Within The Family, By Reflecting Different Diachronic Stages, Offer A Window On The Origin Of Switch Reference, Clause Chaining, Topic Markers, Postpositions And Double Headed Relative ClausesThe Book Is Relevant For Readers Interested In The Typological, Historical And Cultural Linguistics Of New Guinea But Also For Anthropologists And Historians Because The History And Cultural Practices Of Greater Awyu Speakers Are A Key Part Of The Story Of This Language Family