Chamorro Historical Phonology

@article{Blust2000ChamorroHP,
  title={Chamorro Historical Phonology},
  author={R. Blust},
  journal={Oceanic Linguistics},
  year={2000},
  volume={39},
  pages={122 - 83}
}
  • R. Blust
  • Published 2000
  • Philosophy
  • Oceanic Linguistics
  • After a brief look at the synchronic phonology of this language of the Mariana Islands, the details of its development from Proto-Austronesian are set forth. Questions of subgrouping within Austronesian and the original settlement of these islands are also considered. 1. BACKGROUND. Only two of the more than 450 Austronesian (AN) languages spoken in the Pacific region do not belong to the Oceanic subgroup. One of these is Palauan, the other Chamorro. The history of these languages differs… CONTINUE READING
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