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By Raphael Mercado, Eric Potsdam, Lisa deMena Travis

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ISBN-13: 9789027255501

The Austronesian language family members is the biggest language relations on the earth, but its individuals are rather little studied, fairly from a proper point of view. apparently, simply because those languages convey typologically strange homes, they pose very important demanding situations to linguistic thought. Any concept that postulates a grammar that's universal to all languages needs to bear in mind the actual features of this language relatives. The contributions to this quantity contain 5 chapters on phonology and twelve chapters on syntax, all addressing elements of those Austronesian demanding situations. the quantity offers new information, new analyses of previous information, and comparisons of heavily similar languages, in addition to comparisons to languages open air of the language kin. Taken jointly they shape a distinct photo of Austronesian linguistics. This quantity may be of curiosity to researchers and scholars in phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and language typology, in addition to students of Austronesian languages.

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