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Elements of Sentence Construction and Cohesion in Awad Bing

Finamor, Carolyn (2010) Elements of Sentence Construction and Cohesion in Awad Bing. In: Papers on Six Languages of Papua New Guinea. Pacific Linguistics 616, 616 . Pacific Linguistics, ANU, Canberra, pp. 73-101,. ISBN 9780858836211

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    Abstract

    Awad Bing (Austronesian, Bel Group, Papua New Guinea) speakers use various conjunctive devices to connect clauses and sentences. Interclausal relations are encoded by conjunctions or by clauses juxtaposed without connecting forms. Sentence connections are indicated by sentential adverbs and conjunctions containing realis and irrealis modal information. Tail-head linkage is indicated by both recapitulated clauses and a clausal pro-form.

    Item Type: Book Chapters
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Linguistics, Austronesian languages, Cohesion, Grammar, Awad Bing
    Fields of Research: 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
    Type of Activity: Strategic Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): A - Humanities, general
    A - Languages
    Association with University of Divinity: Whitley College
    Depositing User: Mrs Carolyn Alsen
    Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2013 09:31
    Last Modified: 19 Mar 2013 09:31
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1178

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