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Melanesian Pidgin and the Oceanic Substrate by Roger M. Keesing
  

Melanesian Pidgin and the Oceanic Substrate

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Melanesian Pidgin and the Oceanic Substrate by Roger M. Keesing

Topics in this volume include: interlingual contact in the Pacific to the mid-19th century; the Sandalwood period; the Tok Pisin language; oceanic Austronesian languages; structures and sources of pidgin syntax; the pidgin pronominal system; and calquing - pidgin and Solomons languages.

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Publication date

1st June 1988

Author

Roger M. Keesing

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Publisher

Stanford University Press

Format

Hardback
280 pages

Categories

Dialect, slang & jargon

ISBN

9780804714501

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