Yet More on the Position of the Languages of Eastern Indonesia and East Timor

@article{Donohue2008YetMO,
  title={Yet More on the Position of the Languages of Eastern Indonesia and East Timor},
  author={Mark Donohue and Mark Grimes},
  journal={Oceanic Linguistics},
  year={2008},
  volume={47},
  pages={114 - 158}
}
The line dividing the Austronesian languages into Western Malayo-Polynesian (WMP) and Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian (CEMP) is drawn east of Sulawesi and through the middle of Sumbawa. A number of phonological or semantic changes are claimed as forming the basis of this distinction, as well as the typological profile of the languages to the east being different from those to the west, and a number of lexical items being attested only east of the line. We examine the phonological and semantic… Expand

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