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Tom Dutton's Pacific linguistics research papers
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Tom Dutton's Pacific linguistics research papers

  • AU ANUA 314
  • Series
  • 1952 - 2007

The material relates to linguistics research in Papua New Guinea and includes notebooks, articles, transcripts, and texts on Koiari, Koita, Mountain Koiari, Barai, Mangalasi, Aomie (Omie), Rigo, Police Motu (Hiri Motu) and Tok Pisin (New Guinea Pi...

Dutton, Thomas Edward

Pidgin English Dictionary

`Pidgin English dictionary of common nouns and phrases used in conversation with natives in the Territory of New Guinea,' (No author but said to be by E. Haslett, 1937). Summary or judicial inquests involving Aborigines and PN (Polynesians, ...

Police Motu interviews

Folder of interviews, survey response about the history of Police Motu before and/or after World War II. By Robert A. Hall Jr., Percy Chatterton, Bill Tomasetti, Maynard Lock, J.B.C.Bramell, Peter Ryan, David Marsh, Edwin.G.Hicks, Harry Jackman, ...

Motu research materials

`Report (on the) study conference on Police Motu', 24-25 May, 1971. Port Moresby: Department of Information and Extension Services; `A Primer of Police Motu,' by Percy Chatterton, 1950, Port Moresby: Department of Education. `A primer of...

Mountain Koiari notebooks

Notebooks - Efogi – Manual, (Includes some analysis notes), 1966; Mountain Koiari – Efogi dialects, 1966; Koiari – Naoro notes (Herei and Eava dialects), 1966; Soundtrack with Motu translations to film Wokabaut bilong tonten. 27 Sep 1974.

Koita language

Comments on the 37 words which differ between Koita villages; Koita dialects, 1966 (Pre-publicaton draft. Results published in Dutton,1969); Position of Koita when Europeans arrived, notes; Why Koita own all the land, notes; Koita conversation...

Pidgin research materials

Hall, Robert A. Jr. 1943. Melanesian Pidgin phrase-book and vocabulary. Linguistic Society of America; Stori bilong ol abus, #1, 1969. Kristen Press, Madang; Thomas, H.S., 1969. Learning Pidgin. Sydney: ABC; Browne, Bob, 1991. Grass Roots guid...

Research papers on Motu

`A grammar of the Motu language of Papua, by Lister-Turner, R. and J.B.Clark, (n.d. but pre 1959), 2nd edn edited by Percy Chatterton. Sydney: NSW Government Printer. `A dictionary of the Motu language of Papua', by Lister-Turner, R. and J.B...