Higher level studies of two Papua New Guinea related highlands languages.

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Summer Institute of Linguistics , Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea
Agarabe language -- Sentences., Gadsup language -- Sente
SeriesWorkpapers in Papua New Guinea languages ;, v. 10
LC ClassificationsPL6601 .A53 vol. 10, PL6621.A34 .A53 vol. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4275285M
ISBN 100726305839
LC Control Number78300766

Etymology. The word papua is derived from an old local term of uncertain origin. " New Guinea" (Nueva Guinea) was the name coined by the Spanish explorer Yñigo Ortiz dehe noted the resemblance of the people to those he had earlier seen along the Guinea coast of Africa.

Guinea, in its turn, is etymologically derived from the Portuguese word g code: + East New Guinea Highlands is a proposal by Stephen Wurm for a family of Papuan languages spoken in Papua New Guinea that formed part of his expansion of Trans–New Guinea.

History of classification. The original proposal consisted of West-Central, Central (Chimbu Geographic distribution: Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea - Languages: The official languages of the country all reflect its colonial history. English is the main language of government and commerce.

In most everyday contexts the most widely spoken language is Tok Pisin (“Pidgin Language”; also called Melanesian Pidgin or Neo-Melanesian), a creole combining grammatical elements of indigenous languages, some. Western New Guinea, also known as Papua (ISO code: ID-PP), is the Indonesian part of the island of New the island is alternatively named as Papua, the region is also called West Papua.

Lying to the west of the independent state of Papua New Guinea, it is the only Indonesian territory to be situated in ered to be a part of the Australian continent, the territory is Country: Indonesia.

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Higher level studies of two Papua New Guinea related highlands languages By J. Goddard Topics: agd - Agarabi, gaj - GadsupAuthor: J. Goddard. Papua New Guinea: Sponsoring nurses to become midwives and educators Myrtle Sammy is one of five registered nurses in Papua New Guinea who was sponsored by the ICRC to study midwifery.

After graduating top of her class, she now looks to share her knowledge and skills to help strengthen health care in her community. Book Description This book, published inis an explicitly comparative, anthropological analysis of the societies of the eastern and western highlands of Papua New Guinea.

Goddard, Jean. Higher levels of Agarabi grammar. In Loving, Richard (ed.), Higher level studies of two Papua New Guinea related Highlands languages, 5.

Wurm, S.A. (Editor) (first published ) New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study, Volume 1: Papuan Languages and the New Guinea Linguistic Scene, Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra (out of print).

Surveys. Regarding the language inventory, the relevant sections of Lewis, et al. provide the most accurate and up-to-date listing of Papuan languages, locations, and speaker numbers and generally provide more information than other recent comparable efforts ().Individual references are not systematically indicated in either, but large portions derive directly from earlier inventory.

Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea - The colonial period: Malay and possibly Chinese traders took spoils and some slaves from western New Guinea for hundreds of years. The first European visitor may have been Higher level studies of two Papua New Guinea related highlands languages. book de Meneses, who possibly landed on the island in –27 while en route to the Moluccas.

The first European attempt at colonization was made in by Lieut. John Hayes, a. English is an official language of Papua New Guinea and is used by the government, courts, and the education system.

In the census, % of the population were literate in English. German. From tothe northern half of the present-day country was a German colony known as German New Guinea, in which German was the official Pisin derives some vocabulary from German. Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a diverse country with high mortality and evidence of increased prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), but there is no reliable cause of death (COD) data because civil registration is insufficient and routine health data comprise only a small proportion of deaths.

This study aims to estimate cause-specific mortality fractions (CSMFs) for five. New Guinea (Tok Pisin: Niugini; Hiri Motu: Niu Gini; Indonesian: Papua, historically, Irian) is the world's second-largest island and with an area ofkm 2 (, sq mi) the largest island wholly or partly within the Southern Hemisphere and d in Melanesia in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, it is separated by the shallow and km wide Torres Strait from the Australian.

The Papuan languages are the non-Austronesian and non-Australian languages spoken on the western Pacific island of New Guinea, and neighbouring islands, by around 4 million people.

It is a strictly geographical grouping, and does not imply a genetic concept of Papuan peoples as distinct from Austronesian-speaking Melanesians was first suggested and named by Sidney Herbert. Trans–New Guinea (TNG) is an extensive family of Papuan languages spoken in New Guinea and neighboring islands, perhaps the third-largest language family in the world by number of languages.

The core of the family is considered to be established, but its boundaries and overall membership are uncertain. The languages are spoken by around 3 million people. Goddard, Jean. Higher level studies of two Papua New Guinea related Highlands languages.

oai:; ONLINE Workpapers in Papua New Guinea languages vol. n.a. Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea: Summer Institute of Linguistics. oai:; The languages of the Eastern family of the East New Guinea Highlands stock. The list of potential Trans-New Guinea members includes the Enga family of languages, spoken by more thanpeople in Enga province and adjacent areas of west-central Papua New Guinea, and the Chimbu family of some 10 languages spoken in Chimbu and Western Highlands provinces of Papua New Guinea.

The Binandere family (14 languages spoken. Finally, one other important family not yet mentioned is the Bougainville family, found on the large Papua New Guinea island of the same name and comprised of two not very closely related sub-groups, the North and South Bougainville families, which contain eight languages with o speakers and is possibly related to other Papuan.

Dominant languages in Papua New Guinea. The number of languages in Papua New Guinea represents 12% of the total languages in the world. According to Ethnologue, individual languages are listed for the state. Twelve are already extinct, leaving living languages, of which are indigenous languages.

Chinese is an immigrant language. University of Papua New Guinea: At the University of Papua New Guinea students can study the liberal arts, sciences, commerce, journalism, social work, library and information services, education, health sciences, medicine, law, creative arts, agriculture, business, secretarial services, police studies, and psychology.

The university enrolls. It may be mentioned in passing that R.

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Young of the Summer Institute of Linguistics in New Guinea published a comparative statement of the phonerraes of Kani te, Kamano, Benabena and Gahuku which beloxng to the East-Central Fwnily of the East New Guinea Highlands Stock (see ),end listed some regular sound correspondences.") S.

The official languages of Papua New Guinea are Tok Pisin, English and Hiri Motu. However, the nation is considered as the most linguistically diverse country in the world, having about languages all over the country. Tok Pisin is English-based creole and is the most widely spoken, serving as.

"The Wahgi tribe of the Papua New Guinea Highlands are described in this book. Wahgi display reaches a high point in the Pig Festival and War rituals.

In the former, the men and women wear headdress bedecked with towering long black feathers. Papua New Guinea by members of the Department of Linguistics in the Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, the work carried out by members of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, New Guinea Branch, and the close co-operation between these two bodies over many years.

Common Phrases What is your name. - Wanem nem bilong yu?Who are you. - Yu whosait?My name is (Joe) - Nem bilong mi (Joe)Thank you very much - tenk yu tru(e)No thank you - sori nogutHow are you. - yu orait. (you alright) I’m fine - mi orait tasolHow much is that.

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- em hamas. Adult Education And Development (2) American Anthropologist (12) Anthropological Linguistics (16) Anthropological Studies In The Eastern Highlands Of New Guinea (16) Anthropology And Education Quarterly (1) Anthropos (13) Archivum Linguisticum, N.s.

(1) Asia Pacific Journal Of Anthropology (1) Australian Journal Of Linguistics (3). I have worked as a librarian at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) and Pacific Adventist University respectively from to starting from officer level to supervisory roles and head of section assisting the head librarian.

I am currently attached to PNG UNRE as senior assistant : Acting University Librarian at PNG. The Highlands is a region in Papua New Guinea. Regions. Southern Highlands. With over half a million people, the Southern Highlands has the highest population of any province in Papua New Guinea.

It has two important towns, Mendi, the provincial capital, and Tari Basin. A recent decision by PNG's parliament may see the province being split up. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At foot of title: Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University.

Papua New Guinea wins out as the country with the highest index of linguistic diversity at When one looks at the top ten countries, three are. There is no country in the world where as many different languages are spoken as in New Guinea, approximately a fifth of the languages in the world.

Most of these so-called Papuan languages seem to be unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere. The present work is the first truly comprehensive study of such a language, Hua.Unlock this profile with an Essentials plan. See the details on every language spoken in Papua New Guinea, plus: Profiles for every other country in the world; .