The Makian languages and their neighbours

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Published by Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University in Canberra .

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  • West Makian language.,
  • East Makian language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
  • Indonesia -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

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StatementC.L. Voorhoeve, ed.
SeriesPacific linguistics., no. 46, Materials in languages of Indonesia ;, no. 12
ContributionsVoorhoeve, C. L.
LC ClassificationsPL6621.W45 M35 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 148, 19 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2937995M
ISBN 100858832771
LC Control Number84175722

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Makian languages and their neighbours. Canberra: Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, (OCoLC) West Makian (also known by the endonym Moi: ) is a divergent North Halmahera language of Indonesia.

It is spoken on the coast near Makian Island, and on the western half of that island. West Makian has been strongly influenced by a neighboring Austronesian language or languages, to the extent that it was once classified as Austronesian, as East Makian (Taba) still ge family: West Papuan, North HalmaheraWest.

The North Halmahera languages are a family of languages spoken in the northern and eastern parts of the island of Halmahera and some neighboring islands in southwestern part of the island is occupied by the unrelated South Halmahera languages, which are a subgroup of may be most closely related to the languages of the Bird's Head region of West Papua, but this Geographic distribution: Maluku Islands.

East Makian Noun. waya. water; References. Voorhoeve, The Makian Languages and Their Neighbours () (as waya) Yuiti Wada, Correspondance of Consonants in North Halmahera Languages () (as woya). Indonesia -- Languages; Malayan languages; Used for: Mentawi language; Mentawei language; Filed under: Mentawai language.

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