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The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics
The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database (ABVD) helps remedy this situation by collating wordlists from over 500 languages into one web-accessible database. Expand
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Hunter-Gatherers and Their Neighbors from Prehistory to the Present [and Comments and Replies]
It is widely assumed that modem hunter-gatherer societies lived until very recently in isolation from food-producing societies and states and practiced neither cultivation, pastoralism, nor trade.Expand
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Proto-Oceanic *mana Revisited
Few linguistic terms in the history of anthropology have had greater currency than mana. While anthropological debate about this term has tended to center on the correct interpretation of the nativeExpand
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Branchial cobalt uptake in the carp, Cyprinus carpio: Effect of calcium channelblockers and calcium injection
Using tracer-uptake studies we investigated whether the branchial uptakeof cobalt occurs via selective, inhibitable, calcium uptake routes.Modulation of the calcium transport system was performedExpand
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The Position of the Languages of Eastern Indonesia: A Reply to Donohue and Grimes
Donohue and Grimes (2008) question the validity of the claims (1) that most of the Austronesian languages of eastern Indonesia fall into a Central Malayo-Polynesian (CMP) subgroup that appears toExpand
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Is there a Bima-Sumba Subgroup?
For some seven decades a number of Austronesian languages in the Lesser Sunda islands of eastern Indonesia have been assigned to a "Bima-Sumba" subgroup. No evidence has ever been presented for thisExpand
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Absence of albumin in the plasma of the common carp Cyprinus carpio: binding of fatty acids to high density lipoprotein
It was investigated whether an albumin-like protein, active in the transport of free fatty acids, is present in the blood of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio. In contrast with the brown trout SalmoExpand
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Must sound change be linguistically motivated
A number of well-documented sound changes in Austronesian languages do not appear to be either phonetically or phonologically motivated. Although it is possible that some of these changes involvedExpand
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Three Notes on Early Austronesian Morphology
This paper attempts to answer three questions having to do with early Austronesian morphology: (1) what were the several functions of prefixes of the shape *ka-, (2) what were the functions of aExpand
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