Typical Features of Austronesian Languages in Central/Eastern Indonesia

  title={Typical Features of Austronesian Languages in Central/Eastern Indonesia},
  author={Margaretha Anna Flora Klamer},
  journal={Oceanic Linguistics},
  pages={363 - 383}
  • M. Klamer
  • Published 2 January 2002
  • Linguistics
  • Oceanic Linguistics
This paper presents a list of typical properties of the languages of Central/ Eastern (C/E) Indonesia, covering roughly the geographical area between Lombok and Papua. It focuses on those characteristics that set apart the C/E Indonesian languages from the Austronesian languages toward the west. A synthesis of recently published data on C/E Indonesian languages, the present paper provides an updated typological window on an area that is relatively under-represented in Austronesian research. It… 

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