[An-lang] respect vocabulary

Fay Wouk f.wouk at auckland.ac.nz
Sun Nov 14 00:35:57 UTC 2004

Honorific forms are found in Pohnpei in Micronesia, and according to
Fischer were also used in Kosrae at one time.

Fischer, Jon, 1969. Honorific Speech and Social Structure: A
Comparison of Japanese and Ponopean. Journal of the Polynesian
Society 78:3 417-422.

Keating, Elizabeth. 1998 Power Sharing: Language, Rank, Gender and
Social Space in Pohnpei, Micronesia Oxford: Oxford University Press

Keating, Elizabeth. 1997. Honofrific POsession: Power and Language in
Pohnpei, Micronesia. Langauge in Society 26:2 247-268


Dr. Fay Wouk
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics
Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
New Zealand
f.wouk at auckland.ac.nz
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