Ponosakan: A Dying Language of Northeastern Sulawesi

  title={Ponosakan: A Dying Language of Northeastern Sulawesi},
  author={J. W. Lobel},
  journal={Oceanic Linguistics},
  pages={396 - 435}
  • J. W. Lobel
  • Published 2015
  • History
  • Oceanic Linguistics
  • Ponosakan, a Greater Central Philippine language of the Mongondow-Gorontalo branch, is spoken by only a few elderly residents of the town of Belang in Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia. Unlike its better-described and more widely spoken relatives Mongondow and Gorontalo, it has received virtually no dedicated attention in the literature, outside of being included in historical-comparative studies of the Mongondow-Gorontalo subgroup. This paper presents a sketch of the phonology and functors of… CONTINUE READING
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