Publication details [#8885]

Simons, Gary F. 1982. Word taboo and comparative Austronesian linguistics. Pacific Linguistics C-76 : 157–226.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject


On the influence of word taboo on language change in Austronesian languages, an attempt at a reconstruction of word tabooing practices in certain proto-speech communities, and some suggestions of problems concerning word taboo in comparative Austronesian linguistics.