By Lichtenberk, Frantisek
Toqabaqita is an Austronesian language spoken by means of nearly 13,000 humans at the island of Malaita within the south-eastern Solomon Islands. This two-volume grammar is the 1st entire description of the language, in keeping with the author's box paintings. The grammar bargains with the phonology, morphology, syntax, and discourse styles of the language, in addition to with its touch with Solomon Islands Pijin. will probably be of exact curiosity to typologists and to experts in Austronesian linguistics.
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D. unfriendly-EXT-TR ‘be unfriendly to each other’ g. 4): (2-26) /rnn-rn'/ RDP-search ‘keep on searching’ 16 Phonology If, through a morphological process, three identical vowels were to occur next to each other, one of them is deleted: (2-27) a. OBJ ‘cure him/her/it’ b. OBJ ‘instruct him/her how to work’ Lexical morphemes consist of at least two syllables. Some grammatical words are monosyllabic. 5). When they do not cliticize, in very slow speech, such as in hesitation, their vowel is lengthened and they receive some stress.
In any language, grammatical rules, patterns, regularities are of highly different degrees of generality. Few, if any, hold across the board. Many grammatical patterns are lexically sensitive; they hold for some but not all members of a certain word class. 3 The languages of North Malaita Grammatical rules, or patterns, are generalizations over various properties of individual lexical items. One cannot write a reasonably detailed grammar of a language without fairly extensive lexical information on that language.
Simons (1985, 1986). The variety of the language discussed in those works appears to be slightly different from that treated in the present grammar. 2 In 1984 I produced a sketch of the grammar of the language, whose name I then wrote as To’aba’ita (Lichtenberk 1984). That sketch is superseded by the present grammar. Articles of mine on various aspects of the Toqabaqita language are listed in the References. There is a dictionary of the language (Lichtenberk 2008a). 3. The present grammar My work on the language began in 1981 in Auckland, with Lawrence Foana’ota, a speaker of the language, who was then a student at the University of Auckland.