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Revision as of 20:43, 3 March 2021

Word Classes

  1. Nouns n
  2. Verbs v
  3. Pronouns prn
  4. Adverbs adv
  5. Prepositions pr
  6. Interjections ij
  7. Numerals num
  8. Conjunctions
  9. Topic markers
  10. Exclamations

Note the absence of adjectives in Biak

Alternations

Verb number/person inflection

Noun Specificity

Alienable Possession

Inalienable Possession

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Partial Reduplicaton