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Dictionary of Kyaka Enga, Papua New Guinea

Norm Draper, Sheila Draper

ISBN 10: 085883510X / ISBN 13: 9780858835108
Published by Australian National University, 2002
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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709 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps. Pacific Linguistics 532. Kyaka is a highly distinctive dialect of Enga, the largest language of Papua New Guinea with close to 200,000 speakers. Kyaka is spoken in the Baiyer River valley and Lumusa Plateau areas north-west of Mount Hagen in Western Highlands Province. This dictionary is the first dictionary of Kyaka-Enga and is the most comprehensive yet produced of any dialect of Enga. The Kyaka-English part contains a wealth of ethnographic detail and illustrative examples, recorded during the authors' years of residence among the Kyaka people. There is an English-Kyaka finder list and a number of appendices that treat terminologies for various cultural domains and for flora and fauna. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE.0015355

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Title: Dictionary of Kyaka Enga, Papua New Guinea

Publisher: Australian National University

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

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Kyaka is a highly distinctive dialect of Enga, the largest language of Papua New Guinea with close to 200,000 speakers. Kyaka is spoken in the Baiyer River valley and Lumusa Plateau areas north-west of Mount Hagen in Western Highlands Province. This dictionary is the first dictionary of Kyaka-Enga and is the most comprehensive yet produced of any dialect of Enga. The Kyaka-English part contains a wealth of ethnographic detail and illustrative examples, recorded during the authors' years of residence among the Kyaka people. There is an English-Kyaka finder list and a number of appendices that treat terminologies for various cultural domains and for flora and fauna.

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