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Type Journal Article - Unpublished manuscript. New Haven: Yale University
Title Japanese and English Within Palauan
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2003
URL http://ling.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/alumni senior essays/Karen Ash.pdf
After decades of linguistic influence from Spanish, German, Japanese, and English, modern-day Palauan contains syntactic, semantic, and phonological references to all four languages. The sociolinguistic situation of Palau seems typical to that of many post-colonial nations: a once-administrative language is now an official high language,

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