The Oceanic Languages

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This new volume of the Language Family Series presents an overview of the Oceanic subgroup of the Austronesian languages, spread across a region embracing eastern Indonesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia. It provides sufficient phonological and grammatical data to give typologists and comparativists a good idea of the nature of these languag
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Oceanic languages
1
Chapter 2 Sociolinguistic background
23
Chapter 3 Typological overview
34
Chapter 4 Proto Oceanic
54
Chapter 5 Internal subgrouping
92
The grammar sketches
121
Listing of Oceanic languages by subgroup
877
References
891
Index to Chapters 15
915
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