Submission note: "A thesis submitted in total fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy [to the] Centre for Research on Language Diversity, La Trobe University, Bundoora"
This thesis is a descriptive grammar of the Wǎdū speech variety of Pǔmǐ, a TibetoBurman language of the Qiangic branch spoken on the border of Yúnnán and Sìchuān provinces in Southwest China. It is based on a large corpus of primary data collected during two fieldwork trips in 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 by the author, who is also a member of SIL East Asia Group. The thesis presents a phonological and grammatical description of the language, and includes three fully analysed interlinear texts in the appendix.
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