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On the Importance of In Situ Linguistic Observation 2: interview with Gaus, a native speaker of Nungon

By Hannah S. Sarvasy
Australian National University

“As my true strength, the core of my thinking, the Nungon language cannot die out. The Nungon language will persist, vital.” – Gaus, a Nungon native speaker, on his language.

Want to learn more about Nungon? Have a look at On the importance of In Situ Linguistic Observation.



Sarvasy, Hannah. 2017. A Grammar of Nungon: A Papuan Language of Northeast New GuineaLeiden: Brill.


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