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A grammar of Klon: A non-Austronesian language of Alor, Indonesia by Louise Baird (review)

A grammar of Klon: A non-Austronesian language of Alor, Indonesia by Louise Baird (review) (Excluding those already cited in FRG) Aranovich, R. 2013. Transitivity and polysynthesis in Fijian. Language 89:465­500. Bresnan, Joan. 1993. Interaction between grammar and discourse in Chichea (Bantu). In The role of theory in language description, ed. by William A. Foley, 45­60. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Crowley, Terry. 2002. Serial verbs in Oceanic: A descriptive typology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Dixon, Robert M. W. 1988. A grammar of Boumaa Fijian. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Jelinek, Eloise. 1984. Empty categories, case, and configurationality. Natural language and linguistic theory 2:39­76. Pawley, Andrew. 1986. A reanalysis of Fijian transitive constructions. Te Reo 29:81­112. REFERENCES Louise Baird. 2008. A grammar of Klon: A non-Austronesian language of Alor, Indonesia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 596. xv + 242 pp. ISBN 978-0-858-83597-9. $Aust 66.00 (Australia), $Aust. 60.00 (elsewhere), paper. This book is an overview of the grammar of Klon, a member of the Alor-Pantar family of non-Austronesian languages spoken in the Alor archipelago of eastern Indonesia. The grammar includes two texts and a wordlist. The first chapter provides an introduction to the language and its speakers. Baird (henceforth B) discusses the history of the region, the research that led to the grammar, the linguistic context, and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Oceanic Linguistics University of Hawai'I Press

A grammar of Klon: A non-Austronesian language of Alor, Indonesia by Louise Baird (review)

Oceanic Linguistics , Volume 54 (1) – Jul 21, 2015

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(Excluding those already cited in FRG) Aranovich, R. 2013. Transitivity and polysynthesis in Fijian. Language 89:465­500. Bresnan, Joan. 1993. Interaction between grammar and discourse in Chichea (Bantu). In The role of theory in language description, ed. by William A. Foley, 45­60. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Crowley, Terry. 2002. Serial verbs in Oceanic: A descriptive typology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Dixon, Robert M. W. 1988. A grammar of Boumaa Fijian. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Jelinek, Eloise. 1984. Empty categories, case, and configurationality. Natural language and linguistic theory 2:39­76. Pawley, Andrew. 1986. A reanalysis of Fijian transitive constructions. Te Reo 29:81­112. REFERENCES Louise Baird. 2008. A grammar of Klon: A non-Austronesian language of Alor, Indonesia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 596. xv + 242 pp. ISBN 978-0-858-83597-9. $Aust 66.00 (Australia), $Aust. 60.00 (elsewhere), paper. This book is an overview of the grammar of Klon, a member of the Alor-Pantar family of non-Austronesian languages spoken in the Alor archipelago of eastern Indonesia. The grammar includes two texts and a wordlist. The first chapter provides an introduction to the language and its speakers. Baird (henceforth B) discusses the history of the region, the research that led to the grammar, the linguistic context, and

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