The purpose of this paper is to provide a detailed example of how spatial system based on geographical reference points is used in the Solomon Islands language Longgu. The broad features of the Longgu system have much in common with other Oceanic languages. many of the general points made about spartial reference in New Caledonian languages and about locatives in Oceanic languages and about locatives in Oceanic languages.
|Title of host publication||Referring to Space: Studies in Austronesian and Papuan Languages|
|Number of pages||28|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|