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A grammar of Wano

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This thesis is a descriptive analysis of Wano, a Trans-New Guinea language found in West Papua which is spoken by approximately 7,000 native speakers. The thesis includes: (i) an introduction of Wano topography and demography; a brief ethnographic sketch; some sociolinguistic issues such as name taboo, counting system and kinship terms; and typological profile of the language in chapter 1; (ii) morphophonological properties in chapter 2; (iii) forms and functions of nouns in chapter 3; (iv...

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HUMS
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Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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SOAS, University of London
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Burung, W
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Papuan languages
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2018-06-14

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