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dictionary of the Motu language of Papua

R. Lister-Turner

dictionary of the Motu language of Papua

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Published by A. H. Pettifer, Govt. printer in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motu language -- Dictionaries -- English.,
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Motu.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. Lister-Turner and J. B. Clark.
    ContributionsClark, J. B., Chatterton, Percy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL6257.Z5 T8 1941
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6263084M
    LC Control Number58052444
    OCLC/WorldCa8414679


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Languages of Papua New Guinea. A dictionary of Police Motu. Statement of Responsibility: Brett, Richard, Raymond Brown, Ruth Brown, and Velma M. Foreman. Authors: Brett, Richard. Search the entire SIL Global Language & Culture Archives.

The essay on "The connection of the Motu language with Indonesian and Melanesian," which appeared as an introduction to the original book, is also reprinted here." Description: pages. 24. Dictionary of the Motu language of Papua.

Sydney, A.H. Pettifer, Govt. printer [?] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: R Lister-Turner; J B Clark; Percy Chatterton.

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Goodenough. Papua New Guinea definition: a country in the SW Pacific ; consists of the E half of New Guinea, the Bismarck | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. & Clark, J. [?], A dictionary of the Motu language of Papua / by R. Lister-Turner and J.B. Clark A.H. Pettifer, Government Printer Sydney Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

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Clark, Edited by Percy Chatterton. Two Dictionaries will be available for use in conjunction with this Grammar. The larger will be a reprint, with a few additions, of the very comprehensive vocabulary which formed the second part of Messrs.

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Motu language -- Dictionaries -- English. English language -- Dictionaries -- Motu. Papua New Guinea -- History. Notes. Cover title. "The Motu dictionary information in this booklet is from Revs. Lister Turner and J. Clark's book 'A grammar of the Motu language of Papua' 2nd edition, " -- p.

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good translation in English-Hiri Motu dictionary. having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good.

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Hiri. noun topics Hiri -noun See definition in Dictionary language spoken in Papua New Guinea. Related terms. There are five to seven hundred different languages in Papua New Guinea, and Tok Pisin is a lingua franca that makes communication possible across these many language boundaries within the newly independent nation.

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Davis. The Dictionary & Grammar of Hiri Motu (The Office of Information, Port Moresby) – T. Dutton.During her time in Saroa she translated many works from Welsh and English to the Motu language, one of the 14 main languages spoken in Papua, and the country's official language after independence.

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