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The Polynesian Homeland: A Sea of Islands

Riet Delsing

in Articulating Rapa Nui: Polynesian Cultural Politics in a Latin American Nation-State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851682
eISBN:
9780824868024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851682.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Since the 1990s, Rapanui cultural revival takes place in the context of regional (Polynesian) cultural revival. I first describe the participation of Rapa Nui in the Polynesian language conferences ... More


Polynesian languages and their contributions to theoretical linguistics

Lauren Clemens and Diane Massam

in Polynesian Syntax and its Interfaces

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198860839
eISBN:
9780191892905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860839.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter introduces the volume on Polynesian syntax and its interfaces. It presents an overview of the Polynesian language family and outlines the key typological features of the languages. The ... More


Polynesian Syntax and its Interfaces

Lauren Clemens and Diane Massam (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198860839
eISBN:
9780191892905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860839.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This volume presents research in theoretical syntax and its interfaces with semantics and prosody within the Polynesian language family, with chapters focusing on Hawaiian, Māori, Niuean, Samoan, and ... More


The use of prosody as a diagnostic for syntactic structure: The case of verb-initial order

Lauren Clemens

in Parameters of Predicate Fronting

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197545553
eISBN:
9780197545591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545553.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

A major challenge in developing prosodic arguments to support or refute syntactic analyses is to discern when prosody transparently reflects syntax, verses when the correspondence between syntax and ... More


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