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Kapingamarangi Lexicon

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Item Summary Lieber, Michael D. Dikepa, Kalio H. 2019-06-05T20:08:42Z 2019-06-05T20:08:42Z 1974
dc.identifier.isbn 9780824881337
dc.description.sponsorship Humanities Open Book Program, a joint initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
dc.subject LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Lexicography
dc.title Kapingamarangi Lexicon
dc.type book
dcterms.description The Kapingamarangi lexicon is designed for use by the Kapinga in their own classrooms as a teaching resource, by comparative linguists interested in Polynesian languages, and as an aid for those learning Kapinga. The lexicon presents an exhaustive list of 6,000 root words and their use in deriving words, compounds, and phrases. An introduction delineates the rules of word structure in the Kapinga language in simple, nontechnical English with explanatory footnotes in Kapinga. In addition, the introduction includes material directed primarily to linguists dealing with such problems as word classes, problems of reduplication, and the like. The lexicon itself is arranged in three listings: Kapingamarangi-English, English-Kapingamarangi, and by root words, demonstrating how they are systematically derived and compounded.
dcterms.extent 1044 Pages
dcterms.language eng
dcterms.publisher Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press
dcterms.type text
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