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Author Enk, Gerrit J. van.

Title The Korowai of Irian Jaya : their language in its cultural context / Gerrit J. van Enk and Lourens de Vries
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 321 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics ; 9
Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics ; 9
Contents Abbreviations and Symbols; Map 1 Irian Jaya with inset of the Korowai area; Map 2 Korowai area; Map 3 Languages of the Korowai area; Map 4 Korowai clan territories; 1 The Korowai People; 2 Korowai Phonemes and Morphophonemics; 3 Morphology; 4 Patterns of Coherence; 5 Korowai Kinship Terminology; 6 Korowai Texts; Appendix 1 Korowai-Kombai Basic Lexical Items; Appendix 2 Vocabulary; Appendix 3 Indonesian Loanwords; Appendix 4 Korowai Inhabitants of desa Yaniruma and desa Manggél; Appendix 5 References to the Korowai in the Magazine Tot aan de einden der aarde; Notes; References; Index
Summary A compilation of basic linguistic and anthropological information about a tribe in Irian Jaya (the western half of New Guinea). Untouched by the modern world, they are threatened by the larger Indonesian society. This work systematically examines their language, oral literature and ethnography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-302) and index
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Subject Korowai language -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Vries, Lourens de.
LC no. 96047024
ISBN 1423759230 (electronic bk.)
9781423759232 (electronic bk.)