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BRETT, Richard; BROWN, Raymond; BROWN, Ruth; FOREMAN, Velma

[NEW GUINEA] A survey of Motu and Police Motu.

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… Preface by Rev. Percy Chatterton, Motu translation specialist, London Missionary Society. [Port Moresby : Department of Information and Extension Services and the] Summer Institute of Linguistics, [1962]. Quarto, printed wrappers (sunned and with a few light marks), 11 pp; a clean and sound copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the front pastedown.

Motu is a Central Papuan Tip language that is spoken by the Motuans, an indigenous ethnic group of Papua New Guinea. It is commonly used today, particularly in the region around the capital, Port Moresby.

Copies are recorded in three Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; La Trobe University Library)

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