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A comparative study of the Melanesian Island languages

Sidney Herbert Ray

A comparative study of the Melanesian Island languages

by Sidney Herbert Ray

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melanesian languages.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sidney Herbert Ray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL6201 .R3 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 598 p. ;
    Number of Pages598
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5208291M
    ISBN 100404141668
    LC Control Number75035151

    OLAC resources in and about the Tangoa language: ISO tgp. ONLINE A Comparative Study of the Melanesian Languages. Ray, Sidney Herbert. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ONLINE A comparative study of the Melanesian Island languages. Ray, Sidney Herbert, London: Cambridge University Press.   If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive. Poor Man, Rich Man, Big-man, Chief: Political Types in Melanesia and Polynesia *Cited by:

    Melanesians are the predominant and indigenous inhabitants of Melanesia, in a wide area from Maluku Islands and New Guinea to as far east as the islands of Vanuatu and speak either one of the many languages of the Austronesian language family, especially ones in the Oceanic branch, or from one of the many unrelated families of Papuan languages. A Comparative Study of the Melanesian Island Languages by Ray, Herbert New,, $ Free shipping. Identity and Conflict: A Comparative Study of Language in Ethnic C $ Free shipping. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent Rating: % positive.

    Among these four types Micronesian, in its nuclear variety, must be treated as lying completely outside the orbit of the other three. University of London W. h. MATTHEWS a=) S. H. Ray, A Comparative Study of Cie Melanesian Island Languages, Cambridge, ; A. Capell, The Linguistic Position of South-Eastern Papua, Sydney, Cited by: 2. Editorial Comment. LLM starts , the sixth year of its online life, with a bang! This Volume 34/1 opens with an interesting article, Counting systems of the Strickland-Bosavi languages, Papua New Guinea by Peter D. Dwyer and Monica Minnegal of the University of Melbourne, and three other fascinating reads are already in the pipeline! LLM thanks all the researchers and .


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Sidney Herbert Ray () was a gifted linguist and teacher, known in particular for his study of the languages of Melanesia and the attendant islands. In this publication, one of his most famous works, Ray does an exhaustive study of the languages spoken on each island in the region from the Loyalty Islands to the Solomon Islands, and includes a brief survey of the early Cited by:   Sidney Herbert Ray () was a gifted linguist and teacher, known in particular for his study of the languages of Melanesia and the attendant islands.

In this publication, one of his most famous works, Ray does an exhaustive study of the languages spoken on each island in the region from the Loyalty Islands to the Solomon Islands, and. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK A comparative study of the Melanesian Island languages Item Preview remove-circle A comparative study of the Melanesian Island languages by Ray, Sidney Herbert, Publication date Pages: texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK A comparative study of the Melanesian Island languages.

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Ray, Sidney Herbert. Cambridge: Cambridge. Language descriptions; Other resources about the language; Other resources in the language; Other known names and dialect names: Lovaea, Lovaia, Makua, Makuva, Makuwa, Maku’a. Use faceted search to explore resources for Maku'a language.

Primary texts. ONLINE Comparative study of some East Timor languages (Draft). Arthur Capell. THE PRINTED WORD IN THE LANGUAGES OF MELANESIA.

In the island diocese of Melanesia there are as many different languages as there are inhabited islands. And it is even true to say that a large island, say, in the Solomons, eighty or a hundred miles long, may have ten or twelve different languages on it.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher. In linguistics, Melanesian is an obsolete term referring to the Austronesian languages of Melanesia: that is, the Oceanic, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, or Central–Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages apart from Polynesian and Micronesian.

A typical classification of the Austronesian languages e: People, Languages, Music, Mythology. In the past, Roviana was widely used as a trade language and further used as a lingua franca especially for church purposes in the Western Province but now it is being replaced by the Solomon Islands Pijin.

Few published studies on Roviana language include: Ray (), Waterhouse () and Todd Language family: Austronesian, Malayo. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ray, Sidney Herbert, Comparative study of the Melanesian Island languages.

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Melanesian Languages one of the traditional groups in the Austronesian, or Malayo-Polynesian, language family, comprising the Austronesian languages (excluding Polynesian) of Melanesia and New Guinea. Some scholars include a large number of Micronesian languages within the Melanesian group.

The region in which Melanesian languages are spoken is. The most important Melanesian language is Fijian, spoken by aboutpersons and widely used in Fiji in newspapers, in broadcasting, and in government publications. Other Melanesian languages of note are Motu, in the form of Police Motu (a pidgin), used widely as a lingua franca in Papua New Guinea; Roviana.

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Ray, Sidney Herbert, London: Cambridge University Press.LLM is grateful to SIL (Ukarumpa) for sharing their archives with us online. We are particularly grateful to Ray Stegeman of SIL, who discovered all the back issues of this journal on SIL shelves and, together with Rudy Yawiro (LCORE), took upon themselves the laborious task of scanning the past issues of Kivung and LLM, in order to make them available to all our readers.

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