The Austronesian Comparative Dictionary: A Work in Progress

  title={The Austronesian Comparative Dictionary: A Work in Progress},
  author={R. Blust and Robert Stephen Trussel},
  journal={Oceanic Linguistics},
  pages={493 - 523}
  • R. Blust, Robert Stephen Trussel
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Oceanic Linguistics
  • The Austronesian comparative dictionary (ACD) is an open-access online resource that currently (June 2013) includes 4,837 sets of reconstructions for nine hierarchically ordered protolanguages. Of these, 3,805 sets consist of single bases, and the remaining 1,032 sets contain 1,032 bases plus 1,781 derivatives, including affixed forms, reduplications, and compounds. Historical inferences are based on material drawn from more than 700 attested languages, some of which are cited only sparingly… CONTINUE READING

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