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View the PDF document A grammar sketch of Sulagwalu
Author:Aluta-Rore, Alice
Institution: The University of the South Pacific
Award: M.A. Linguistics
Subject: To'abaita language -- Solomon Islands -- Malaita -- Grammar, To'abaita language -- Solomon Islands -- Malaita -- Usage, To'abaita language -- Dialects -- Solomon Islands -- Malaita
Date: 2017
Call No.: PL 6254 .M271 A48 2017
BRN: 1350464
Copyright:Over 80% of this thesis may be copied without the authors written permission

Abstract: Sulagwalu, my maternal village, is a small community of approximately 700 speakers, located between two major language boundaries namely, Balelea and To‘abaita in the northern region of Malaita, Solomon Islands. Politically, Sulagwalu is included in the Lau/Baelelea Constituency, however, the language is neither Baelelea nor To’abaita thus the term ‘Communalect’ being used to refer to it. Although, several previous but related works have been done on most of the North Malaitan languages, Sulagwalu communalect has no specific records thereby being one of the key motivations to this study.
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