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Ku Waru

Language and Segmentary Politics in the Western Nebilyer Valley, Papua New Guinea (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language)

by Francesca Merlan

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Sociology,
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Anthropological linguistics--Papua New Guinea,
  • Anthropological linguistics--Papua New Guinea--Nebilyer River Valley,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714190M
    ISBN 100521025249
    ISBN 109780521025249
    OCLC/WorldCa144562882

    In our book Ku Waru and in other publications based on fieldwork in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Francesca Merlan and I have explored the politics of what we call ‘segmentary’ uses of personal pronouns. An example would be the use of . Rumsey, A , 'Style, Plot, and Character in Tom Yaya Tales from Ku Waru', in Alan Rumsey & Don Niles (ed.), Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands: Studies in Form, Meaning, and Sociocultural Context, ANU E Press, Canberra, pp.

      The Ku Waru call both father's sperm and mother's milk kopong, and it is through these two sources that conception of a child is said to occur. However, sweet potatoes and pork also contain kopong. IBISOBANURO N'AMATEKA BY'UMUNSI WA SAINT VALENTIN. Ubusanzwe umunsi wa Saint Valentin wizihizwa tariki ya 14 Gashyantare ku isi hose ufatwa nk’umunsi w’abakundana, uwo munsi ukaba uhurirana n’umunsi Kiliziya Gatolika izirikana ku buzima bwa Mutagatifu ers: 17K.

    Audio file of opening lines from the story of Rosa and Koka in Ku Waru tom yaya kange performance by Paulus Konts, recorded by Alan Rumsey, (text 1) (audio/mpeg, kb) Video file of excerpt of Ku Waru tom yaya kange performance by Peter Kerua, recorded by Alan Rumsey, (video/mp4, MB). During he lectured in the Anthropology Department at the University of Sydney. While continuing his work with Aboriginal people in the Kimberleys, since Rumsey has done his main research in the Ku Waru region in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea, partly in collaboration with Francesca Merlan.


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Book Description Although much has been written about the ceremonial exchange systems of New Guinea highlanders, this book is the first to concentrate on exchange events and the elaborate oratory used at by: The highlanders of New Guinea are renowned for their elaborate systems of ceremonial exchange.

This book is the first to concentrate on exchange Price: $ Ku Waru | The highlanders of New Guinea are renowned for their elaborate systems of ceremonial exchange. This book is the first to concentrate on exchange events and the elaborate oratory used at them.

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Alan Rumsey is the author of Emplaced Myth ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands ( /5(4).

This chapter discusses some relationships between language and other aspects of culture and social life among the Ku Waru people of the Western Highlands of Papua New Author: Alan Rumsey. E-books allow you to access and read books online from your computer or mobile device.

In many cases multiple readers can access the same e-book simultaneously. E-books also allow you to quickly search, download, print, or link to specific book and chapter content. E-books are available in many resources. This book deals centrally with the conduct of particular exchange events, and shows through examination of them how larger social structures are reproduced and transformed.

As part of the emphasis on exchange as social action, the book closely examines the oratory that plays a crucial part in the events. In line with what had been reported by other ethnographers of the region, in our () book Ku Waru Francesca Merlan and I noted that Ku Waru people ‘bring to social interaction the pervasive assumption that actions (including talk) of others do not truly reflect their intentions, but may be intended to deceive’ (ibid: ).

Title: A kind of mending: restorative justice in the Pacific Islands / edited by Sinclair Dinnen map 3 the ku waru region and nearby tribes 79 in the western nebilyer valley map 4 micronesia, melanesia and polynesia Most of the chapters in this book were presented as papers at a three-day conference in Port Vila, Vanuatu, in June KU Common Book is a campuswide initiative to engage first-year students.

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Chap “Aspects of Ku Waru Ethnosyntax and Social Life” by Alan Rumsey, discusses links between linguistic structure and ethnic culture in Ku Waru, a language spoken in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Rumsey presents data on Ku Waru existential clauses, pronoun systems, poetic parallelism, and paired compounds.

Tembagla, also known as Bo-Ung (Mbo-Ung), is one of the languages spoken in the Southern Highlands province of Papua New phically the people are Kaugel, but their language appears to be closer to the related Medlpa.

Dialects are Ku Waru, Mara-Gomu, Miyemu (Miyem), and Tembalo (Tembaglo). See also. Kailge Sign Language; References. This book shows that the study of culture can help to understand how and why languages differ in the ways they do. Ethnosyntax - Paperback - N.

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Aspects of Ku Waru Ethnosyntax and Social Life - Oxford Scholarship This chapter discusses some relationships between language and other aspects of culture and social life among the Ku Waru people of the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea.

This leads to some conclusions about the nature of connections between language and culture in general.The Acquisition of Ergative Marking in Kaluli, Ku Waru and Duna (Trans New Guinea). In The Acquisition of Ergativity, ed. E. L. Bavin and S. Stoll, – Amsterdam: by: The Monologic Imagination Edited by Matt Tomlinson and Julian Millie Oxford Studies in the Anthropology of Language.

The volume sets a course for future research-pioneering an argument about the force of monologue in political and religious speech. Explores the interplay between monologism and g: Ku Waru.