Araki: A Disappearing Language of Vanuatu (review)

Araki: A Disappearing Language of Vanuatu (review) Foley, William A., and Mike Olson. 1985. Clausehood and verb serialization. In Grammar inside and outside the clause: Some approaches to theory from the ²eld, ed. by Johanna Nichols and Anthony C. Woodbury, 17­60. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Lynch, John. 1983. Switch-reference in Lenakel. In Switch-reference and universal grammar, ed. by John Haiman and Pamela Munro, 209­21. Typological Studies in Language, 2. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Streicher, J. F. 1982. Jabêm­English dictionary. Series C-68. Canberra: Paci²c Linguistics. Zahn, Heinrich. 1940. Lehrbuch der Jabêmsprache (Deutsch-Neuguinea). Zeitschrift für Eingeborenen-Sprache, supplement 21. Berlin: Reimer. Alexandre François. 2002. Araki: A Disappearing Language of Vanuatu. No. 522. Canberra: Paci²c Linguistics. xxi + 353 pp. ISBN 0-85883-493-6. Aus$63.00, paper. Vanuatu, with at least 80 actively spoken languages distributed among only about 200,000 people, has probably more languages per head of population than any other country on earth. To date, fewer than a dozen substantial grammars of Vanuatu's languages have been published. (A number of other grammars have been produced as public-domain dissertations, though until these are published, access remains somewhat restricted.) In addition to the actively spoken languages, up to a couple of dozen moribund languages are still spoken in Vanuatu. Surrounded by such linguistic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Oceanic Linguistics University of Hawai'I Press

Araki: A Disappearing Language of Vanuatu (review)

Oceanic Linguistics, Volume 43 (1)

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Foley, William A., and Mike Olson. 1985. Clausehood and verb serialization. In Grammar inside and outside the clause: Some approaches to theory from the ²eld, ed. by Johanna Nichols and Anthony C. Woodbury, 17­60. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Lynch, John. 1983. Switch-reference in Lenakel. In Switch-reference and universal grammar, ed. by John Haiman and Pamela Munro, 209­21. Typological Studies in Language, 2. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Streicher, J. F. 1982. Jabêm­English dictionary. Series C-68. Canberra: Paci²c Linguistics. Zahn, Heinrich. 1940. Lehrbuch der Jabêmsprache (Deutsch-Neuguinea). Zeitschrift für Eingeborenen-Sprache, supplement 21. Berlin: Reimer. Alexandre François. 2002. Araki: A Disappearing Language of Vanuatu. No. 522. Canberra: Paci²c Linguistics. xxi + 353 pp. ISBN 0-85883-493-6. Aus$63.00, paper. Vanuatu, with at least 80 actively spoken languages distributed among only about 200,000 people, has probably more languages per head of population than any other country on earth. To date, fewer than a dozen substantial grammars of Vanuatu's languages have been published. (A number of other grammars have been produced as public-domain dissertations, though until these are published, access remains somewhat restricted.) In addition to the actively spoken languages, up to a couple of dozen moribund languages are still spoken in Vanuatu. Surrounded by such linguistic

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