Serial Verbs in Oceanic: A Descriptive Typology

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Serial Verbs in Oceanic: A Descriptive Typology - Crowley, Terry

This book describes the diversity of serial verb constructions within Oceanic languages. Serial verb constructions are sequences of verbs placed one after another to express meanings which in other languages are typically expressed by means of single verbs. It has long been established that West African, Southeast Asian and Papuan languages are ...

Serial Verbs in Oceanic: A Descriptive Typology 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198241355

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