Language Contact and Composite Structures in New Ireland

Statement of Responsibility:
Jenkins, Rebecca Sue
Series Issue:
4
Date:
2005
Publisher:
SIL International
Publisher Place:
Dallas, Texas
Part Of Series:
SIL International Publications in Language Use and Education 4
Extent:
xxi, 253 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

List of Maps, Tables, and Figures
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and Symbols

Introduction

  1. The Linguistic Situation in Papua New Guinea
  2. A Review of Literature on Language Contact Phenomena
  3. Theory, Methodology, and Hypotheses
  4. Tigak, a Typical Austronesian Language
  5. Is Tok Pisin an Austronesian Language?
  6. Convergence and Renewed Influence
  7. Conclusion

Appendix 1: Examples of Shared Lexical Items in Austronesian Languages
Appendix 2: A Comparison of Austronesian Grammatical
References

Country:
Papua New Guinea
Subject Languages:
Content Language:
Work Type:
Subject:
Languages in contact
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
5530