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Title: Gela syntax
Author: Miller, Ingrid
ISNI:       0000 0004 2699 084X
Awarding Body: School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London)
Current Institution: SOAS, University of London
Date of Award: 1975
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This is a description of the grammar, and more especially the syntax, of the Gela language. Gela is a Melanesian language of the Central Solomon Islands. Though there are at least eighteen distinct Melanesian languages. in the Solomon Islands, few of them have bean subjected to systematic linguistic analysis. The structure of Gala sentences is here described in terms of simple sentences and combinations of them into complex sentences. The basic, constituents of simple sentences are described in Part One. Part Two deals with various expansions and elaborations of there basic constituents. Part Three considers ways in which the resulting simple sentences combine to form complex sentences.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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