Burenhult, Niclas and Wegener, Claudia ORCID: 0000-0001-9993-7829 (2009). Preliminary notes on the phonology, orthography and vocabulary of Semnam (Austroasiatic, Malay Peninsula). Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, 1. pp. 283-312.

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This paper reports tentatively some features of Semnam, a Central Aslian language spoken by some 250 people in the Perak valley, Peninsular Malaysia. It outlines the unusually rich phonemic system of this hitherto undescribed language (e.g. a vowel system comprising 36 distinctive nuclei), and proposes a practical orthography for it. It also includes the c. 1,250- item wordlist on which the analysis is based, collected intermittently in the field 2006-2008.

Item Type: Journal Article
CreatorsEmailORCIDORCID Put Code
Wegener, ClaudiaUNSPECIFIEDorcid.org/0000-0001-9993-7829UNSPECIFIED
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-467205
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Series Name: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Volume: 1
Page Range: pp. 283-312
Date: 2009
Language: English
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Fächergruppe 1: Kunstgeschichte, Musikwissenschaft, Medienkultur und Theater, Linguistik, IDH > Institut für Linguistik > Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Subjects: Language, Linguistics
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/46720


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