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Author Laat, M. de, author

Title Words out of wood : proposals for the decipherment of the Easter Island script / M. de Laat
Published Delft, Netherlands : Eburon, 2009


Description 1 online resource (301 pages) : illustrations
Contents To my parents; Foreword; Contents; Introduction; 1 Script; 1.1 Syllables; 1.2 Signs; 1.3 Words; Types of fusion; Reading order; Reduplication of phonetic value; (h)a; (h)e; (h)i; (h)o; (h)u; nga; ngi; ngo; ka; ke; ki; ko; ku; ma; me; mo; na; no; pa; pe; pi; po; pu; ra; re; ri; ro; ta; te; ti; to tu1.3.3.33 va; ve; vi; Missing syllables; Indication of phonetic value reduplication; Punctuation; Causative 'haka'; ina; kai; ma(a)i; nei; nui; to(h)u; vae; Personal pronouns; Possessive pronouns (indefinite); Possessive pronouns (definite); Personal pronouns in benefactive case; Overview of personal pronouns; Interrogative pronouns; 1.4 Frames; 2 Texts; 2.1 The murder investigation; 2.2 The unwanted resurrection
2.3 The magic eyes3 Conclusions; A: Vocabulary; B: Index on tablet transliterations; C: Sources of illustrations; References
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Inscriptions -- Easter Island.
Rongorongo script.
Rapanui language -- Writing.
Wood-carving -- Easter Island
Rapanui language -- Writing.
Rongorongo script.
SUBJECT Easter Island -- Antiquities.
Subject Easter Island.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789059728660