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The Numerals in Napu

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Description: 
In this paper the author describes the numerals of Napu, a Badaic language of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Beginning with cardinal numbers and their use with classifiers and measure words, he continues with a discussion of the derivation and use of ordinal numerals, iterative numerals, and distributive numerals. He concludes with indefinite numerals. On each topic the author supplies his reader with numerous examples.
Series: 
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Translations from the Dutch
Series Number: 
011
Publisher: 
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Year Published: 
2015
Subject Language(s): 
Napu
ISO 639-3: 
npy
Publication Language(s): 
English
Contributor(s): 
Wesseldijk, J. W.
author
Adriani, Nicolaus
editor
Vries, Anneke de
translator
Mead, David
translator
Version History: 
Version 1 [30 June 2015] Pages 141–153 translated by Anneke de Vries, October 1989; keyboarded and edited by David Mead, March 2004; remaining pages translated by David Mead August and September 2007; formatted for publication June 2015.
File Description: 
Scanned version of the original Dutch article
License: 
All Rights Reserved


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