LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA

is published through the Japanese Association of Linguistics in Oceania.
The journal aims to publish original research in linguistics.
The editor welcomes submissions based on the regions of Melanesia,
Micronesia and Polynesia.
Acceptance or rejection is determined by the Editorial Board.

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA Vol.1 April 2009

Back numbers

VOL.1
April 2009

Contents

Articles
  1. 1Hawaiian he as a prenominal / preverbal particle (PDF 938KB)
    • Toru Shionoya
  2. 2Possible links between Melanesian and Hawaiian English Pidgins (PDF 652KB)
    • Craig Alan Volker
  3. 3Transitivity in Tok Pisin (PDF 576KB)
    • Toru Okamura
  4. 4The expressions of comparative and similative in Oceanic and non-Oceanic languages: A typological study (PDF 946KB)
    • Masahiko Nose
  5. 5The decline of the standard of English in schools and universities in Papua New Guinea (PDF 84KB)
    • Helen Vetunawa

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA Vol.1 April 2009

VOL.2
April 2010

Contents

Articles
  1. 1Japanese loanwords in Woleaian (PDF 1.86MB)
    • Tsz-him Tsui
  2. 2Various types of linking and related constructions in Amis (PDF 2.32MB)
    • Kazuhiro Imanishi
  3. 3Language dilemma in contemporary PNG classrooms: A case for schools in the Eastern Highlands and Simbu Provinces (PDF 106KB)
    • Lawrence K. Gerry
Discussion notes
  1. 4Relatedness suffix in Alekano: Ethnographical notes on Alekano (PDF 56KB [only Abstract])
    • Philip Tama
  2. 5A glimpse of the scope of linguistic human rights (PDF 53KB [only Abstract])
    • Lynus Yamuna

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA VOL.2 April 2010

VOL.3
April 2011

Contents

Articles
  1. 1An examination of a possible correlation between the tone distinction of the word-initial mora of Old Japanese words and the voicing distinction of the word-initial consonant of the putative matching Austronesian words’ (PDF 2.28MB)
    • Yoshizo Itabashi
  2. 2The Japanese language spoken by elderly Yap people: oral proficiency and grammatical aspects (PDF 1.84MB)
    • Masumi Kai
  3. 3The return of the dead or the visit of the demon spirit? : The anxiety of the influences of “White Men” cultures among East Sepik, Papua New Guinea (PDF 379KB)
    • Toru Kamimura
  4. 4Preliminary study: Investigating the ability of first year students to write effective essays at the University of Papua New Guinea (PDF 162KB [only Abstract])
    • Wari Sarea Kanama and Joyce Pogla
Discussion notes
  1. 5Papua New Guinea English (PDF 42KB [only Abstract])
    • Jillian Thiele
  2. 6The challenges and successes of the French course at the University of Goroka (PDF 193KB)
    • Dawn Solevad Ilai

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA VOL.3 April 2011

VOL.4
April 2012

Contents

Articles
  1. 1The semantic range of the Tinrin verb fwi, with reference to some related morphemes in Neku (PDF 393KB)
    • Midori Osumi
  2. 2Possessing Malakula: Developments from an Oceanic Inheritance (PDF 303KB)
    • Martin Paviour-Smith
  3. 3Elderly Palauans’ Japanese competence: Observations from their predicate forms (PDF 4.46MB)
    • Masumi Kai
Discussion note
  1. 4The changing nature and styles of spoken Tok Pidgin and its’ influence on the written Tok Pidgin (PDF 178KB [only Abstract])
    • Alphonse Aime

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA VOL.4 April 2012

VOL.5
April 2013

Contents

Special Issue: SIL in Oceania (1)
  1. 1Pronominal systems in Menya, with a preliminary look at related languages (PDF 91KB [only Abstract])
    • Carl R Whitehead
  2. 2SIL and its contribution to Oceanic linguistics (PDF 663KB)
    • Rene van den Berg
  3. 3Epenthesis and nasal spreading: Theoretical analyses and their practical application in the establishment of the Ma Manda orthography (PDF 1.89MB)
    • Ryan Pennington
Discussion note
  1. 4English Pronunciation Issues for Pacific Island Students
    • Jillian Thiele

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA VOL.5 April 2013

VOL.6
April 2014

Contents

Special Issue: SIL in Oceania (2)
  1. 1Participant Identification in Bwaidoka Discourse (PDF 8.12MB)
    • Patty Gibson
  2. 2Mussau-Emira Dialect Survey (PDF 760KB)
    • John Brownie
Discussion note
  1. 3Phonological sketch of Alekano (PDF 830KB)
    • Philip Tama
  1. 4The significance of casual and intimate registers used in Nubuni Idiolect (PDF 483KB)
    • Lawrence K Gerry

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA VOL.6 April 2014

VOL.7
April 2015

Contents

特集:日本の言語学
  1. 1オーストロネシア諸語研究小史―日本人言語学者の功績を中心に―
    A perspective of Austronesian studies by Japanese researchers
     (PDF 1.43MB)
    • 崎山 理  Osamu Sakiyama
  2. 2日本におけるパプア諸語の研究史の覚書
    Notes on the history of the studies of Papuan languages in Japan
     (PDF 1.04MB)
    • 紙村 徹  Toru Kamimura
  3. 3トク・ピシン研究小史
    A brief history of Tok Pisin studies
     (PDF 1.31MB)
    • 岡村 徹  Toru Okamura

LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA VOL.7 April 2015

VOL.8
April 2016

Contents

Special Issue: South East Asian linguistics No. 1
  1. 1The game of naming: A case of the Butuanon language and its speakers in the Philippines
     (PDF 1.85MB)
    • Yoshihiro Kobari
  2. 2A study of literacy in Pre-Hispanic Philippines
     (PDF 757KB)
    • Toshiaki Kawahara
  3. 3English in Malaysia and Malaysian Literature in English: The development, the challenges and the prospects (PDF 702KB)
    • Yosuke Nimura
  4. 4The first fifty years of Bilingual Education Policy in Singapore: Its success and rising problems (PDF 703KB)
    • Misa Okumura
  5. New Guinea linguistics:
    1. 5Grammaticalization in Kewapi language
       (PDF 761KB)
      • Apoi Yarapea
    2. 6Indexicality of polyglot Yabob ethnopop
       (PDF 886KB)
      • Jun’ichiro Suwa

    LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS IN OCEANIA VOL.3 April 2011

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