Conversational New Guinea Pidgin


Dutton, T.E.

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Dutton, T.E. Conversational New Guinea Pidgin. Canberra, Australia: Department of Linguistics; Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University, 1979. Pacific Linguistics | Series D – No. 12. ISBN: 0858831740. pp. xvii, 292. 4to. Illustrated stiff beige card covers. Black and white charts, tables et al. Lightest rubbing to the covers, small sticker to the top right corner of the front cover, contents bright, clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+. Scarce. At time of cataloguing this title does not appear amongst the holdings at LAC/BAC. “New Guinea Pidgin is one of the two major lingua franche of Papua New Guinea. It has at present over one million speakers and their number is increasing rapidly, as is that of those who speak Pidgin as their first langauge, and who may now number several thousands.” Card Covers. (#955) $35.00