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The Evolution of Transitive Constructions in Austronesian

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Title:The Evolution of Transitive Constructions in Austronesian
Authors:Pawley, Andrew
Reid, Lawrence A.
Keywords:Philippine-type languages
Syntactic change
LC Subject Headings:Austronesian languages
Date Issued:1979
Citation:Reid, Lawrence and Andrew Pawley. "The Evolution of Transitive Constructions in Austronesian." In Austronesian Studies: Papers from the Second Eastern Conference on Austronesian Languages, ed. By Paz B. Naylor, 103-130. Ann Arbor: Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Michigan, 1979. ( Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia, No. 15.)
Series:Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia
No. 15
Abstract:Seeking to reconstruct the development of case and voice marking in sim-ple transitive sentences from Proto-Austronesian (PAN) through the major contemporary Austronesian (AN) types, we compare a geographically repre-sentative sample of western AN languages with reconstructed Proto-Oceanic (POC).
Pages/Duration:28 pages
Appears in Collections: Lawrence A. Reid: Articles, Monographs, Book Chapters

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