Present-day Languages of Pentecost Island, from “A Follow-up Analysis of Listener (Mis)comprehension across Language Varieties in Pentecost, Vanuatu” by Cindy Schneider and Charlotte Gooskens in this issue of Oceanic Linguistics. Image Source: Andrew Gray, 2016.
The summer issue of Oceanic Linguistics includes the following works:
- The Genetic Status of Lamalamic: Phonological and Morphological Evidence by Jean-Christophe Verstraete
- Plural-Marking Strategies in Äiwoo by Åshild Næss
- Directional Systems in Philippine Languages by Maria Kristina S. Gallego
- Sex Differentiable Terms in Languages of Flores Island: A Comparative Review by Gregory Forth
- Counting by Tens: Specific Counting in Southeast Solomonic Languages by Deborah Hill and Paul Unger
- A Follow-up Analysis of Listener (Mis)comprehension across Language Varieties in Pentecost, Vanuatu by Cindy Schneider and Charlotte Gooskens
- The Plural Word hire in Alorese: Contact-Induced Change from Neighboring Alor-Pantar Languages by Francesca R. Moro
- Lexical Tone in Metnyo Ambel by Laura Arnold
- The “Mystery Aspirates” in Philippine Languages by Robert Blust
- In Memoriam: Jean-Claude Rivierre, 1938–2018 by Claire Moyse-Faurie
Plus book reviews.
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Oceanic Linguistics is the only journal devoted exclusively to the study of the indigenous languages of the Oceanic area and parts of Southeast Asia.
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New uploads have been added to the latest edition of the National Foreign Language Resource Center’s free and open-access journal Language Documentation & Conservation volume 12.
The endangered state of Negidal: A field report
Brigitte Pakendorf & Natalia Aralova, pp. 1-14
Orthography development for Darma (The case that wasn’t)
Christina Willis Oko, pp. 15–46
Review of Tone in Yongning Na: Lexical tones and morphotonology (Studies in Diversity Linguistics 13)
Maria Konoshenko, pp. 47–52
Contact languages around the world and their levels of endangerment
Nala H. Lee, pp. 53–79
Forced Alignment for Understudied Language Varieties: Testing Prosodylab-Aligner with Tongan Data
Lisa M. Johnson, Marianna Di Paolo & Adrian Bell, pp. 80–123
Kratylos: A tool for sharing interlinearized and lexical data in diverse formats
Daniel Kaufman & Raphael Finkel, pp. 124–146
Single-event Rapid Word Collection workshops: Efficient, effective, empowering
Brenda H. Boerger & Verna Stutzman, pp. 147–193
Review of Lakota Grammar Handbook : a pedagogically orientated self-study reference and practice book for beginner to upper-intermediate students
Bruce Ingham, pp. 194–203
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Language Documentation & Conservation is a free open-access journal on issues related to language documentation and revitalization.
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Earlier this year, we unveiled a new cover for Oceanic Linguistics in the first issue of volume 56. The second issue of each year has the same design with an alternate color scheme.
The new covers of Oceanic Linguistics.
In addition to the new look, the December issue includes the following works:
- Definiteness and Referentiality in Rapa Nui: The Interplay of Determiners and Demonstratives by Paulus Kieviet
- Dynamism and Change in the Possessive Classifier System of Iaai by Anne-Laure Dotte
- Toward Paradigm Uniformity: A Longitudinal Study in Alamblak by Les Bruce
- Evidence of Contact between Binanderean and Oceanic Languages by Joel Bradshaw
- Epenthetic and Contrastive Glottal Stops in Amarasi by Owen Edwards
- The Western Malayo-Polynesian Problem by Alexander D. Smith
- Regular Metathesis in Batanic (Northern Philippines)? by Robert Blust
Plus book reviews.
In 55 years, Oceanic Linguistics has grown from a 41-page inaugural issue stapled together to perfect-bound tomes published biannually. But as the field—and the journal—expanded, the cover remained constant with its signature blue logo since 1966. Now in its 56th volume, Oceanic Linguistics has a new look, reflecting Oceania.
Through the years: Oceanic Linguistics covers.
We’re thrilled to share this cover redesign with you. In addition to checking out the new issue, learn more about Oceanic Linguistics in this interview with editor John Lynch and peruse this free issue on Project MUSE detailing 50 years of Oceanic Linguistics history.
Oceanic Linguistics Vol. 56, No. 1 includes the following works:
- Verb-Adjacent Clitic Climbing and Restructuring in Isbukun Bunun by Lillian Li-Ying Li
- Influence of Social Network on Language Use of Kejaman Speakers
in Sarawak, Malaysia: by Amee Joan and Su-Hie Ting
- The Vitality of Minority Languages in Malaysia by Paolo Coluzzi
- Event Integration and Argument Realization in Nonconcordant Verb Serialization in Tsou by Gujing Lin
- A First Reconstruction of Vowels in Proto-Timor-Alor-Pantar by Tyler M. Heston
- The Challenge of Semantic Reconstruction: Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *suku ‘lineage; quarter’? by Robert Blust
- Stress and Gemination in Alor-Pantar Languages: Revising Heston (2016) by Antoinette Schapper
- Jean-Michel Charpentier and Alexandre François’s Linguistic atlas of French Polynesia/Atlas linguistique de la Polynésie française reviewed by Mary Walworth
Plus more articles, squibs, and reviews
Figure from Tom Hoogervorst’s Problematic Protoforms: 1) Indian śula (after Bunce 1975:278); 2) Javanese suligi (after Raffles 1817:appendix);”
“3) Javanese baḍik (ibidem).”
Oceanic Linguistics Vol. 55, No. 2 includes the following works:
- The Plural Marker in Kove, an Oceanic Language of Papua New Guinea by Hiroko Sato
- Conditioned Sound Changes in the Rapanui Language: by Albert Davletshin
- Semantic Verb Classes and Regularity of Voice Paradigms in Tagalog by Sergei B. Klimenko and Divine Angeli P. Endriga
- Bride-price, Baskets, and the Semantic Domain of “Carrying” in a Matrilineal Society by Deborah Hill
- Imperatives and Commands in Manambu by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
- …and more
- Rob van Albada and Th. Pigeaud’s Javaans-Nederlands Woodenboek reviewed by Stuart Robson
- Joel Bradshaw reviews Karl Neuhaus’s Grammar of the Lihir Language of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea
ARTICLES in Oceanic Linguistics Vol. 55, No. 1:
- Time as Space Metaphor in Isbukun Bunun: A Semantic Analysis by Shuping Huang
- Pluractionality in Ranmo by Jenny Lee
- Parallel Sound Correspondences in Uab Meto by Own Edwards
- Indirect Possessive Hosts in North Ambrym: Evidence for Gender by Michael Franjieh
- Raising out of CP in Mod-Asp Adverbial Verb Constructions in Amis by Yi-Ting Chen
- The Noun-Verb Distinction in Kanakanavu and Saaroa: Evidence from Pronouns by Stacy F. Teng and Elizabeth Zeitoun
- Reassessing the Position of Kanakanavu and Saaroa among the Formosan Languages by Elizabeth Zeitoun and Stacy F. Teng
- Magi: An Undocumented Language of Papua New Guinea by Don Daniels
- On the Development of the Lexeme aya in Paiwan by Fuhui Hsieh
- Kelabit-Lun Dayeh Phonology, with Special Reference to the Voiced Aspirates by Robert Blust
- Reviews by Victoria Chen, Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine, Gary Holton, and Tyler Heston