A Grammar of Tawala: An Austronesian Language of the Milne Bay Area, Papua New Guinea

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Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, 1997 - Austronesian languages - 320 pages
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Contents

THE LANGUAGE SITUATION
6
DISTINCTIVE ASPECTS OF TAWALA GRAMMAR
20
PHONOLOGY
29
MAJOR WORD CLASSES
46
CLOSED WORD CLASSES AND RELATED ISSUES
72
VERBAL CLAUSES
86
VERB PHRASE
107
NOUN PHRASES
139
A UNIFIED CLAUSE MODEL
193
RELATIVE CLAUSES
206
COMPLEMENT CLAUSES
220
COMBINATION OF CLAUSES
234
DERIVATIONAL PROCESSES
255
VERBAL VALENCE
280
TAWALA TEXTS
298
REFERENCES
304

ADPOSITIONAL PHRASES
161
NONVERBAL CLAUSES
174
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