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Published by Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University in Canberra, Australia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mangap language -- Grammar.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-402) and index.

StatementRobert D. Bugenhagen.
SeriesPacific linguistics. Series C,, 101, Pacific linguistics. Series C ;, no. 101.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL6621.M26 B84 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 418 p. :
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL441246M
ISBN 10085883426X
LC Control Number98152692
OCLC/WorldCa33393538

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Mbula (also known as Mangap-Mbula, Mangaaba, Mangaawa, Mangaava, Kaimanga) is an Austronesian language spoken by around 2, people on Umboi Island and Sakar Island in the Morobe Province of Papua New basic word order is subject–verb–object; it has a nominative–accusative case-marking ge family: Austronesian, Malayo . ONLINE A Grammar of Mangap-Mbula: An Austronesian Language of Papua New Guinea. Bugenhagen, Robert D. Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. Mbula. Mbula is a member of the North New Guinean branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken on Umboi and Sakar Islands in Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea by about 2, people. It is also known as Mangap-Mbula, Mangaaba, Mangaawa, Mangaava or . TY - BOOK AU - Bugenhagen, Robert D. PY - DA - // TI - A Grammar of Mangap-Mbula: An Austronesian Language of Papua New Guinea T3 - Pacific linguistics, Series C VL - PB - Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University CY - Canberra ID - Bugenhagen ER.

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