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Palauan

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics.

A branch of Western Malayo-Polynesian: also called Belauan, Palau. 15,000 speakers in Palau and Guam. In Palau: Palau Islands and Guam, western Caroline Islands. Little dialect variation....

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Palauan

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics.

A branch of Western Malayo-Polynesian: also called Belauan, Palau. 15,000 speakers in Palau and Guam. In Palau: Palau Islands and Guam, western Caroline Islands. Little dialect variation....

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Palauan

B. Grimes.

in International Encyclopedia of Linguistics

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 35 words.

A branch of Western Malayo-Polynesian: also called Belauan, Palau. 15,000 speakers in Palau and Guam. In Palau: Palau Islands and

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Palau

Christopher Riches and Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 449 words.

Basic information

Land area: 450 sq. km

People: Palauan 73%, other Micronesian 3%, Filipino 16%, other 8%null...

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The Religion of Palau

Jay Dobbin and Francis X. Hezel.

in Summoning the Powers Beyond

September 2011; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 11029 words.

This chapter focuses on the religion of Palau, studying the three charter myths that set forth not only the Palauan beliefs about the gods and the cosmos but also beliefs about the social...

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A Tale of Three Time Travelers

Karen L. Nero.

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings

September 2011; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 6574 words.

This chapter traces the stories of three late eighteenth-century Palauan treasures that are now held in the British Museum: a large shell-inlaid bird-shaped wooden bowl, a shell-inlaid...

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Palau

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

A republic comprising over 200 islands in the western Pacific, only eight of which are inhabited.

Physical.

The islands are geographically part of the Caroline Islands....

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Arguments and Adjuncts

LUTZ MARTEN.

in At the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface

October 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Semantics. 8395 words.

This chapter introduces the main empirical evidence on which the analysis of verbal underspecification is based. It shows that there is not enough empirical motivation for a strict division...

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Phylogenetic Relationships, Breeding Implications, and Cultivation History of Hawaiian Taro (<i>Colocasia Esculenta</i>) Through Genome-Wide SNP Genotyping

Martin Helmkampf, Thomas K Wolfgruber, M Renee Bellinger, Roshan Paudel, Michael B Kantar, Susan C Miyasaka, Heather L Kimball, Ashley Brown, Anne Veillet, Andrew Read and Michael Shintaku.

Edited by John Stommel.

in Journal of Heredity

March 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics. 7415 words.

Abstract

Taro, Colocasia esculenta, is one of the world’s oldest root crops and is of particular economic and cultural significance in Hawai’i, where...

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