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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: 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
Subjects: A - Humanities, general
A - Languages
College/Association with University of Divinity: Whitley College
Depositing User: Mrs Carolyn Alsen
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2013 22:31
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2013 22:31
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1178

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