By Kunio Nishiyama & Herman Kelen

ISBN-10: 3895867144

ISBN-13: 9783895867149

This booklet describes a grammar (mainly morphology and syntax) of the Lewoingu dialect of Lamaholot, an Austronesian language (Central-Malayo-Polynesian subgroup) spoken by means of 150,000 ~ 200,000 humans at the jap tip of Flores and the encircling region in japanese Indonesia. Lamaholot has 35 dialects, and even if there are a few descriptions and dictionaries for different dialects, the Lewoingu dialect hasn't ever been defined ahead of. the outline during this booklet is largely theory-neutral, and analyses are saved to a minimal. This paintings might be of curiosity to descriptive linguists and Austronesian experts, specifically simply because languages of jap Indonesia typically are poorly documented and relatives of numerous dialects of Lamaholot are poorly understood. Typologists and theoretical linguists will be drawn to particular contract in Lamaholot, the place contract emerges not just on verbs and adjectives, but additionally on adverbs, numerals, a preposition, or even at the conjunction ('and'). Theoreticians can be attracted to the bankruptcy on resumptive pronouns, that is a unprecedented description of the phenomena in Austronesian languages and indicates that Lamaholot primarily stocks normal houses of resumptive pronouns present in Irish and Semitic languages. additionally of curiosity are possessive structures, the place the possessor should be both pronominal or postnominal, and every different has odd constraints.

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