A language of the Solomon Islands, spoken on the island of Santa Isabel, described by Palmer (2009). We look at Kokota to illustrate how both head and clitic realizations can be treated in Network Morphology without direct reference to notions of head or edge in the morphology itself.

Palmer, Bill. Kokota Grammar. Honolulu, Hawai'i: University of Hawai'i Press. [Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication 35]


The theory accounts for person-number inflection on the head of the phrase, as well as demonstrative clitics. The syntax makes use of features such as 'head' and 'edge' but the morphology does not need to be aware of this.

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