# 25122

YOUNG, Maribelle (translator)

[NEW GUINEA] Bwaidoka tales

$100.00 AUD

: collected and translated by Maribelle Young. Canberra : ANU, Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, 1979. Series: Pacific Linguistics, Series D – no. 16. Quarto, stiff wrappers, pp viii, 136, 10; a fine copy, with the bookplate of The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne) to the front free-endpaper.

Bwaidoka is an Austronesian language spoken in Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea. It is a local lingua franca, especially in the islands of the D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago.