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Proto-Oceanic *paRiu ‘cyclone’?

Lynch, John D. (1997) Proto-Oceanic *paRiu ‘cyclone’? Oceanic Linguistics, 36 (1). pp. 180-181. ISSN 0029-8115

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A recent article argued that if many meteorological terms were reconstructed Proto-Oceanic, this was not the case for the terms corresponding to cyclone or hurricane. The A. wants to show that the term neheyo (cyclones, hurricanes) presents anejom (language of southern Vanuatu) calls the reconstruction of the form * paRiu Proto-Oceanic, having the same meaning.

Item Type: Journal Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reconstruction; Terminology; Meteorology; Historical Linguistics; Historical lexicology; Reconstruction; Terminology; Meteorology; Ocean (proto-); Ocean (L.);
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > Pacific Languages Unit
Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 1997 22:21
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2012 22:21

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