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Grammar and vocabulary of language spoken by Motu tribe (New Guinea) by Rev. W. G. Lawes ... with introduction by the Rev. George Pratt. by William George Lawes

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Published by C. Potter, government printer in Sydney .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Motu language

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL6257 .L3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6934390M
LC Control Number03030549
OCLC/WorldCa2726494

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  Grammar of Motu languageSyntaxEnglish Motu vocabularyNew Guinea and EnglishComparitive vocabulary of seven New Guinea dialects First publ. in by T. Richards, Sydney, without the comparative vocabulary (Motu, Keapara, Galoma, South Cape, Kabadi, Maiva, Toaripi), p. Get this from a library! Grammar and vocabulary of language spoken by Motu tribe (New Guinea),. [W G Lawes]. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Grammar and Vocabulary of Language Spoken by Motu Tribe (New Guinea) by William George Lawes (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   Grammar and vocabulary of language spoken by Motu tribe (New Guinea) Grammar and vocabulary of language spoken by Motu tribe (New Guinea) by Lawes, William George, Austronesian. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Reprint of the ed Pages:

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Hiri Motu, also known as Police Motu, Pidgin Motu, or just Hiri, is a language of Papua New Guinea.. It is a simplified version of Motu, of the Austronesian language family. Although it is strictly neither a pidgin nor a creole, it possesses some features of both language types. Phonological and grammatical differences make Hiri Motu mutually unintelligible with ge family: Austronesian, Malayo . Motu. Motu is a member of the Western Oceanic branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken in Central Province of Papua New Guinea, particularly around Port Moresby, the capital. In there were ab speakers of . In the same year, Lawes published Grammar and Vocabulary of Language spoken by Motu Tribe, New Guinea. Lawes was also adviser to the colonial governor, William MacGregor. In , Lawes conducted a lecture tour of the colonies of Australia. In , was awarded a doctorate of divinity by the University of Glasgow on MacGregor's recommendation. A Handbook of Spoken Grammar, ISBN , ISBN Clear Grammar 1: Activities for Spoken and Written Communication (Student Book) $ + $ Shipping $ Free shipping. Grammar and Vocabulary of Language Spoken by Motu Tribe (new Guinea) by William. $ Free shipping. A Handbook of the Modern Greek Seller Rating: % positive.