Browsing by Author "Barbour, Julie Renee"

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  • An account of possession in Larevet

    Barbour, Julie Renee (2016)
    This paper presents a first analysis of the Larevet language of central Malakula, Vanuatu, focusing on its possessive system. I locate the analysis within the literature on possession in the Oceanic language family broadly, ...
  • Ahamb (Malekula, Vanuatu) - Language Contexts

    Rangelov, Tihomir; Bratrud, Tom; Barbour, Julie Renee (EL Publishing, 2019)
    The Ahamb language is spoken by around 950 people, most of whom reside on the small Ahamb Island off the south coast of Malekula, the second largest island in the Republic of Vanuatu in the South Pacific. Ahamb is one of ...
  • Contour segments in neverver: Synchronic justifications

    Barbour, Julie Renee (Linguistic Society of New Zealand, 2011)
    The Neverver language of Vanuatu has been analysed as containing six prenasalised phonemes. Prenasalised phonemes can be described as contour segments, beginning their articulation with nasal airflow [+nasal], and ending ...
  • Exploring mood in neverver

    Barbour, Julie Renee (University of Hawaii Press, 2011-06)
    In a preverbal position, all clauses in the Neverver language of Malakula Island (Vanuatu) are either unmarked, or carry the morpheme m- prefixed to the verb. In this paper, I explore the distribution of unmarked and mmarked ...
  • A grammar of the Neverver language of Malakula (Vanuatu)

    Barbour, Julie Renee (The University of Waikato, 2009)
    A grammar of the Neverver language of Malakula (Vanuatu) is a synchronic account of the endangered Neverver language spoken by the Mindu and Sakhan peoples. The description is one outcome of a larger project to document ...

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  • Ninde: A Grammar Sketch and Topics in Nominal Morphology

    Murray, Jean Christine (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    Ninde: A Grammar Sketch and Topics in Nominal Morphology is a linguistic description of some of the grammatical topics of the Ninde language of Southwest Bay, Malekula, Vanuatu. The data for this project was collected over ...
  • Oceanic languages: A comparative investigation of pre-clausal constructions

    Macdonald, Daryl Eveline (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This thesis presents an investigation of pre-clausal phenomena in the lesser-studied languages of the Oceanic language family. The study is innovative in that the pre-clausal structure of interest, hereinafter labelled as ...
  • V’ënen Taut: Grammatical Topics in The Big Nambas Language of Malekula

    Dodd, Royce Richard (University of Waikato, 2014)
    V’ënen Taut: Grammatical Topics in The Big Nambas Language of Malekula presents a synchronic description of five different areas of the grammar of V’ënen Taut, a language spoken in Northwest Malekula in the Pacific nation ...
  • Writing Lawa: Stimulating indigenous ownership of vernacular literacy through action research

    Holt, Mark Timothy Lloyd (University of Waikato, 2014)
    The Eastern Lawa people of Northern Thailand have not had a practical or standardised method of writing their own language. This research began in response to an informal request that help be given to the teachers at Bo ...
  • A Grammar Sketch of Kwaraqae

    Macdonald, Daryl Eveline (University of Waikato, 2010)
    A Grammar Sketch of Kwaraqae is a synchronic linguistic analysis of the Kwaraqae language, one of sixty-three languages which are part of the North Malaita dialect chain in the Solomon Islands. The data was collected at ...