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Melanesian Pidgin and the Oceanic Substrate

by Roger M. Keesing

Melanesian Pidgin and the Oceanic Substrate Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780804714501
Publication date: 1st June 1988
Author: Roger M. Keesing
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 280 pages
Categories: Dialect, slang & jargon,

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