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Comparative and historical studies of Micronesian languages / Osamu Sakiyama.
Studies of Micronesian languages
[Shiga, Japan] : The University of Shiga Prefecture. School of Human Cultures, 2004.
ix, 203 p. : map, chart ; 26 cm.
In two parts: Part I:chapters on comparative linguistics; Part II: papers on historical linguistics.
Part I: Chapter--1: Genealogical identification of languages in the Western Carolines.--2: East-West cultural exchanges in the Western Carolines;--3: Genealogical positions of Trukic, Ponapeic and Kosraean languages.--4: Linguistic evidences of New guinea-Micronesia connection.--5: The characteristics of Nguluwan from the viewpoint of language contact.--6: A comparative study of Yapese and its genetic characteristics.--Part II: Chapter--7: Stratum features in Chamorro and Palauan.--8: A study of a nineteenth century Pohnpeian word-list collected by a Japanese explorer.--9. Decipherment and studies of early Palauan word-lists collected since the eighteenth century.--Conclusion.
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