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    Manuscript Use and Typesetting Issues
    Takagi, A ; Cope, B ; Gollings, G (Common Ground Publishing Pty Ltd, 2001)
    The emerging technological tools of digital text creation and manufacture make possible quite the opposite - the revival of small cultures and languages. This book sets out to argue two things.
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    Grammar notes on Siraya, an extinct Formosan language
    Adelaar, KA (University of Hawaii Press, 1997-12-01)
    This is an attempt to unravel the grammar of a gospel text in Siraya, an extinct West Formosan language. It includes a discussion of the historical setting, the spelling, phonological features, function words, relation markers, morphosyntax of the verb, and the use of deictic verbs as prepositions. Regarding verbal morphosyntax, special attention is given to case marking suffixes, verbal classifiers, compound verbs, and anticipating sequences. Verbal classifiers are lexical elements prefixed to a root (a verb, adverb, or noun) with which they constitute the overall meaning of the resulting verb (mattäy- ‘talking, saying’ + vli ‘reciprocating, doing in return’  mattäy-vli ‘to answer’; mattäy- + rĭx ‘mind’  mattäy- rĭx ‘talk to oneself’). Compound verb constructions are constructions in which auxiliaries assume the functions of adverbs in English. These auxiliaries form an open class and are in fact the head of the verb phrase, as they carry most of the marking. An anticipating sequence is an element of a verb that is prefixed to the preceding auxiliary.
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    Siraya reduplication (West Formosa, roots, lexical properties of wordbases, disyllabic reduplication)
    Adelaar, KA (University of Hawaii Press, 2000-06-01)
    The main patterns of reduplication in Siraya (West Formosa) include monosyllabic root reduplication, an inherent lexical property of certain wordbases, and disyllabic reduplication, which adds the notion of diffuseness (including plurality, variety, similarity) to nominal wordbases, and the notion of diffusenes (repetition of action, plurality of actants) or continuity (including state, process) to verbal wordbases. The same meanings are conveyed by rightward reduplication, which applies when the last three or four segments of a root are copied at the end (losing the final consonant if there is one). First-syllable reduplication basically forms cardinal numbers with nonhuman referents. Ca- reduplication is part of verbal morphosyntax indicating progressive aspect, generic aspect, or a state, but it also forms deverbal nouns; it is, moreover, used with ordinal numerals, and with cardinal numerals and other count words having a human referent. Contrary to the general pattern found in other Austronesian languages (Blust 1998), the meaning of Siraya nouns derived through Ca- reduplication is not restricted to that of instrument but also includes that of agent, abstract noun, undergoer, and (in combination with the suffix -an) location. Finally, pa- reduplication is a morphosyntactic device forming causative verbs.
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    ACE1 polymorphism and progression of SARS.
    Itoyama, S ; Keicho, N ; Quy, T ; Phi, NC ; Long, HT ; Ha, LD ; Ban, VV ; Ohashi, J ; Hijikata, M ; Matsushita, I ; Kawana, A ; Yanai, H ; Kirikae, T ; Kuratsuji, T ; Sasazuki, T (Elsevier BV, 2004-10-22)
    We have hypothesized that genetic predisposition influences the progression of SARS. Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE1) insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism was previously reported to show association with the adult respiratory distress syndrome, which is also thought to play a key role in damaging the lung tissues in SARS cases. This time, the polymorphism was genotyped in 44 Vietnamese SARS cases, with 103 healthy controls who had had a contact with the SARS patients and 50 controls without any contact history. SARS cases were divided into either non-hypoxemic or hypoxemic groups. Despite the small sample size, the frequency of the D allele was significantly higher in the hypoxemic group than in the non-hypoxemic group (p=0.013), whereas there was no significant difference between the SARS cases and controls, irrespective of a contact history. ACE1 might be one of the candidate genes that influence the progression of pneumonia in SARS.
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    Le siraya: interpretation d'un corpus datant du XVIIeme siecle
    ADELAAR, KA ; ZEITOUN, E (Editions Ophrys, 2004)
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    A la recherche d'affixes perdus en malais
    ADELAAR, KA ; ZEITOUN, E (Editions Ophrys, 2004)
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    Searching for Identity: Muslims in Australia
    SAEED, A ; AKBARZADEH, S ; SAEED, A ; AKBARZADEH, S (University of New South Wales Press, 2001)