New paper by Edgar Suter "The Asmat-Muli languages of southwestern New Guinea"

Edgar Suter and his colleague Timothy Usher establish another language family in New Guinea. They apply the comparative method to the verb morphology and the lexicon and show that the languages are related even though their personal pronouns do not match.

 

Timothy Usher and Edgar Suter 2020. “The Asmat-Muli languages of southwestern New Guinea” Language and Linguistics in Melanesia 38:148-175.

Available online: https://www.langlxmelanesia.com/Usher%20Suter_Asmat-Muli_LLM%20Vol%2038%202020.pdf

 

Sandra Vanessa Herdeg

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