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A Grammar of Mian - Fedden, Sebastian
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Mian is a non-Austronesian ('Papuan') language of the Ok family spoken in the Highlands fringe in western Papua New Guinea. Mian has approximately 1,400 speakers and is highly endangered. This grammar is the first comprehensive description of the language. It is based on primary field data consisting of a text corpus that covers different genres of the oral tradition, namely myths and ancestor stories, historical accounts, accounts of the initiation ritual, conversations, and procedural texts. The corpus was recorded by the ...

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A Grammar of Mian 2011, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110264180

Hardcover