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Balinese morphosyntax: A lexical-functional approach (review)

Balinese morphosyntax: A lexical-functional approach (review) REFERENCES Biggs, Bruce. 1971. The languages of Polynesia. In Current trends in Linguistics, vol. 8, Linguistics in Oceania, ed. by Thomas A. Sebeok, 466­505. The Hague: Mouton. Elbert, Samuel H. 1979. Hawaiian grammar. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. Hawkins, Emily A. 1979. Hawaiian sentence structures. Series B-61. Canberra: Paci²c Linguistics. Mâmaka Kaiao: A modern Hawaiian vocabulary. 2003. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. (Earlier editions, 1996, 1998.) Pukui, Mary Kawena, and Samuel H. Elbert. 1986. Hawaiian dictionary: Hawaiian­ English, English­Hawaiian. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. Schütz, Albert J. 1994. The voices of Eden: A history of Hawaiian language studies. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. I Wayan Arka. 2003. Balinese morphosyntax: A lexical-functional approach. PL 547. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. xvii + 270 pp. ISBN 0-85883-537-1. Aus$59.00, paper. Overview. This is an important book. It is clearly indispensable for anyone interested in Balinese grammar, but beyond that, it makes major contributions to our understanding of Austronesian syntax and the typology of voice systems in general. Arka's key claim, and the unifying theme of the book, is that the alternation between Agentive Voice (AV) vs. Objective Voice (OV) is "symmetrical" in the sense of Foley (1998) and Ross (2002). This term is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Oceanic Linguistics University of Hawai'I Press

Balinese morphosyntax: A lexical-functional approach (review)

Oceanic Linguistics , Volume 46 (1) – Jul 30, 2007

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REFERENCES Biggs, Bruce. 1971. The languages of Polynesia. In Current trends in Linguistics, vol. 8, Linguistics in Oceania, ed. by Thomas A. Sebeok, 466­505. The Hague: Mouton. Elbert, Samuel H. 1979. Hawaiian grammar. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. Hawkins, Emily A. 1979. Hawaiian sentence structures. Series B-61. Canberra: Paci²c Linguistics. Mâmaka Kaiao: A modern Hawaiian vocabulary. 2003. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. (Earlier editions, 1996, 1998.) Pukui, Mary Kawena, and Samuel H. Elbert. 1986. Hawaiian dictionary: Hawaiian­ English, English­Hawaiian. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. Schütz, Albert J. 1994. The voices of Eden: A history of Hawaiian language studies. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press. I Wayan Arka. 2003. Balinese morphosyntax: A lexical-functional approach. PL 547. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. xvii + 270 pp. ISBN 0-85883-537-1. Aus$59.00, paper. Overview. This is an important book. It is clearly indispensable for anyone interested in Balinese grammar, but beyond that, it makes major contributions to our understanding of Austronesian syntax and the typology of voice systems in general. Arka's key claim, and the unifying theme of the book, is that the alternation between Agentive Voice (AV) vs. Objective Voice (OV) is "symmetrical" in the sense of Foley (1998) and Ross (2002). This term is

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