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A checklist of languages and present-day villages of central and south-east mainland Papua

Thomas Edward Dutton

A checklist of languages and present-day villages of central and south-east mainland Papua

by Thomas Edward Dutton

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

    Places:
  • Papua
    • Subjects:
    • Villages -- Papua -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Papua -- Languages -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 77-80.

      Statementby T. E. Dutton.
      SeriesPacific linguistics.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP381.P36 D87
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 80 p.
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4475750M
      ISBN 100858830906
      LC Control Number79303298

      Papua New Guinea History, Language and Culture History of Papua New Guinea. New Guinea has been inhabited for s years, but its recorded history began with the visits of Portuguese explorers in the early 16th century, followed by Dutch traders. Papua New Guinea's three cities are Lae, Mount Hagen and Port Moresby. The other settlements in the following list are towns and villages. The other settlements in the following list are towns and villages.

      Planning in a Multi-lingual Country: The Case of Papua New Guinea 97 are spread over an expanse of three million square kilometres of ocean (Ranasinghe ). This poses great difficulty because it limits easy access, interaction and mobility within the country. Added to this is the geo-physical and topographic tyranny of the terrain, which File Size: 46KB. The Papuan Tip languages are a branch of the Western Oceanic languages consisting of 60 languages. Contact [ edit ] All Papuan Tip languages, except Nimoa, Sudest, and the Kilivila languages (all spoken on islands off the coast of mainland Papua New Guinea), have SOV word order due to influences from nearby Papuan languages (Lynch, Ross, & Crowley ).Geographic distribution: Eastern New Guinea.

      Because of Papua’s size and remoteness, governing is not an easy task. Indonesia’s House of Representatives has approved the further carving of Papua into two additional provinces: Central Papua and South Papua. Even West Papua will be carved in two, creating a Southwest Papua province. South Central Papuan on the south-central coast, includes 21 languages speakers. Eastern Trans-Fly to the east of the previous, includes 4 languages and 7, speakers. West New-Britain includes Anem and Ata languages with 2, speakers. East New-Britain is represented by the Baining dialect chain w speakers.


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Three types are included: present-day village names, present-day language names, and earlier published names. PRESENT-VAY VILLAGE NAMES These are taken from the Department of District Administration's Village Vi ecto y () although some of them do not refer to villages in the usual sense but rather to census points (where theCited by: 3.

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