The Resource The Manambu language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea, Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald ; with the assistance of Jacklyn Yuamali Ala and Pauline Agnes Luma Laki, (electronic resource)

The Manambu language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea, Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald ; with the assistance of Jacklyn Yuamali Ala and Pauline Agnes Luma Laki, (electronic resource)

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The Manambu language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Title
The Manambu language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald ; with the assistance of Jacklyn Yuamali Ala and Pauline Agnes Luma Laki
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book presents the first comprehensive description of the Manambu language of Papua New Guinea. Manambu belongs to the Ndu language family, and is spoken by about 2,500 people in five villages in East Sepik Province, Ambunti district. The book is based entirely on the author's fieldwork. - ;This book presents the first comprehensive description of the Manambu language of Papua New Guinea. Manambu belongs to the Ndu language family, and is spoken by about 2,500 people in five villages: Avatip, Yawabak, Malu, Apa:n, and Yambon (Yuanab) in East Sepik Province, Ambunti district. About 200-400
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Aĭkhenvalʹd, A. I͡U.
Dewey number
499/.12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PL6621.M25
LC item number
A35 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Yuamali Ala, Jacklyn
  • Luma Laki, Pauline Agnes
Series statement
Oxford linguistics
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Manambu language
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The Manambu language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea, Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald ; with the assistance of Jacklyn Yuamali Ala and Pauline Agnes Luma Laki, (electronic resource)
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Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [679]-687) and indexes
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online resource
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cr
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text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Plates; List of Charts, Schemes, and Tables; Organization and Cross-references; Abbreviations and Conventions; Map 1. Location of Manambu villages; 1 Introduction: The Language and its Speakers; 1.1 Linguistic type; 1.2 The Manambu: the present and the past; 1.2.1 Environment and subsistence; 1.2.2 The Manambu villages; 1.2.3 Dwelling patterns: the structure of villages; 1.2.4 Houses and their structure; 1.3 Social organization, kinship, and name ownership; 1.3.1 Clan membership, kinship, and mortuary ritual; 1.3.2 Name ownership and name debates
  • 1.4 Relationships with neighbours and recent history 1.4.1 Indigenous neighbours and traditional warfare; 1.4.2 Relationships with outsiders; 1.5 Linguistic affiliation and prehistory; 1.5.1 The Ndu language family; 1.5.2 The varieties of Manambu; 1.5.3 Origins and putative prehistory; 1.6 Linguistic situation; 1.7 What we know about the Manambu language; 1.8 Basis for this study; Appendix 1.1 Early documentation of Manambu; 2 Phonology; 2.1 Segmental phonology; 2.1.1 Consonants; 2.1.2 Vowels; 2.1.3 Unusual phonetic patterns; 2.2 Syllable structure; 2.2.1 Syllable types
  • 2.2.2 Vowel sequences and diphthongs 2.3 Stress; 2.3.1 Stress assignment; 2.3.2 Stress shift; 2.4 Phonological structure of morphemes and syllable weight; 2.4.1 Phonological structure of verbal and non-verbal roots; 2.4.2 Syllable weight and evidence for iambic stress in verbs; 2.5 Phonological word; 2.5.1 General properties; 2.5.2 When one grammatical word corresponds to more than one phonological word; 2.5.3 When two or three grammatical words form one phonological word; 2.6 Phonological processes; 2.7 Intonation patterns; 3 Grammatical Relations; 3.1 Cross-referencing
  • 3.2 Grammatical relations marked on noun phrases 3.3 'Reactivated topic' demonstratives; 3.4 Grammatical relations in Manambu: a summary; 4 Word Classes; 4.1 Nouns; 4.1.1 Morphophonological subclasses of nouns; 4.1.2 Semantically and grammatically determined subclasses of nouns; 4.2 Verbs; 4.2.1 Verbal grammatical categories; 4.2.2 Semantically and grammatically determined subclasses of verbs; 4.3 Adjectives; 4.3.1 Agreeing and non-agreeing adjectives; 4.3.2 Adjectives in comparison with nouns and verbs; 4.3.3 Semantics of adjectives; 4.4 Adverbs; 4.5 Closed classes; 4.5.1 Modal words
  • 4.5.2 Postpositions 4.5.3 Particles and connectives; 4.5.4 Interjections and onomatopoeia; 4.5.5 'Pro-sentences'; 4.5.6 Word class assignment of loans and code-switches; 5 Gender Marking, Semantics, and Agreement; 5.1 Gender and number agreement: contexts and forms; 5.1.1 Agreement contexts; 5.1.2 Gender and number agreement forms; 5.1.3 Additional gender and number forms; 5.1.4 Functions of gender and number agreement; 5.2 How to choose a gender: semantics, and markedness relationships; 5.2.1 The semantics of gender choice; 5.2.2 Mismatches in gender agreement; 5.2.3 Markedness relations
  • 5.3 Overt gender marking
Extent
1 online resource (729 p.)
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online
Isbn
9781281825711
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
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  • (CKB)1000000000554212
  • (EBL)415913
  • (OCoLC)476245722
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  • (PQKBManifestationID)11189774
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000197291
  • (PQKBWorkID)10160962
  • (PQKB)10716664
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415913
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000554212
Label
The Manambu language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea, Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald ; with the assistance of Jacklyn Yuamali Ala and Pauline Agnes Luma Laki, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [679]-687) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Plates; List of Charts, Schemes, and Tables; Organization and Cross-references; Abbreviations and Conventions; Map 1. Location of Manambu villages; 1 Introduction: The Language and its Speakers; 1.1 Linguistic type; 1.2 The Manambu: the present and the past; 1.2.1 Environment and subsistence; 1.2.2 The Manambu villages; 1.2.3 Dwelling patterns: the structure of villages; 1.2.4 Houses and their structure; 1.3 Social organization, kinship, and name ownership; 1.3.1 Clan membership, kinship, and mortuary ritual; 1.3.2 Name ownership and name debates
  • 1.4 Relationships with neighbours and recent history 1.4.1 Indigenous neighbours and traditional warfare; 1.4.2 Relationships with outsiders; 1.5 Linguistic affiliation and prehistory; 1.5.1 The Ndu language family; 1.5.2 The varieties of Manambu; 1.5.3 Origins and putative prehistory; 1.6 Linguistic situation; 1.7 What we know about the Manambu language; 1.8 Basis for this study; Appendix 1.1 Early documentation of Manambu; 2 Phonology; 2.1 Segmental phonology; 2.1.1 Consonants; 2.1.2 Vowels; 2.1.3 Unusual phonetic patterns; 2.2 Syllable structure; 2.2.1 Syllable types
  • 2.2.2 Vowel sequences and diphthongs 2.3 Stress; 2.3.1 Stress assignment; 2.3.2 Stress shift; 2.4 Phonological structure of morphemes and syllable weight; 2.4.1 Phonological structure of verbal and non-verbal roots; 2.4.2 Syllable weight and evidence for iambic stress in verbs; 2.5 Phonological word; 2.5.1 General properties; 2.5.2 When one grammatical word corresponds to more than one phonological word; 2.5.3 When two or three grammatical words form one phonological word; 2.6 Phonological processes; 2.7 Intonation patterns; 3 Grammatical Relations; 3.1 Cross-referencing
  • 3.2 Grammatical relations marked on noun phrases 3.3 'Reactivated topic' demonstratives; 3.4 Grammatical relations in Manambu: a summary; 4 Word Classes; 4.1 Nouns; 4.1.1 Morphophonological subclasses of nouns; 4.1.2 Semantically and grammatically determined subclasses of nouns; 4.2 Verbs; 4.2.1 Verbal grammatical categories; 4.2.2 Semantically and grammatically determined subclasses of verbs; 4.3 Adjectives; 4.3.1 Agreeing and non-agreeing adjectives; 4.3.2 Adjectives in comparison with nouns and verbs; 4.3.3 Semantics of adjectives; 4.4 Adverbs; 4.5 Closed classes; 4.5.1 Modal words
  • 4.5.2 Postpositions 4.5.3 Particles and connectives; 4.5.4 Interjections and onomatopoeia; 4.5.5 'Pro-sentences'; 4.5.6 Word class assignment of loans and code-switches; 5 Gender Marking, Semantics, and Agreement; 5.1 Gender and number agreement: contexts and forms; 5.1.1 Agreement contexts; 5.1.2 Gender and number agreement forms; 5.1.3 Additional gender and number forms; 5.1.4 Functions of gender and number agreement; 5.2 How to choose a gender: semantics, and markedness relationships; 5.2.1 The semantics of gender choice; 5.2.2 Mismatches in gender agreement; 5.2.3 Markedness relations
  • 5.3 Overt gender marking
Extent
1 online resource (729 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281825711
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000554212
  • (EBL)415913
  • (OCoLC)476245722
  • (SSID)ssj0000197291
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11189774
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000197291
  • (PQKBWorkID)10160962
  • (PQKB)10716664
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415913
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000554212

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