John Lynch

Professor emeritus
Pacific Languages Unit
The University of South Pacific
E-mail: lynch_j@vanuatu.usp.ac.fj
Page: http://www.usp.ac.fj/index.php?id=12769

Fields of interest:

Oceanic languages, especially languages of Vanuatu; history of languages of the Pacific; pidgin and creole languages; language change

Recent publications:

J. Lynch,
Final syllables in Northern Malakula.
Oceanic Linguistics 50,1/ 2011, pp.247–57.

J. Lynch, A. Brotchie,
Vowel loss in Tirax and the history of the apicolabial shift.
Oceanic Linguistics 49,2/2010, pp. 369–88.

J. Lynch, M. Ross, T. Crowley,
The Oceanic languages,
London: Curzon Press 2002.

J. Lynch,
The linguistic history of Southern Vanuatu,
Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 2001.

J. Lynch, T. Crowley,
Languages of Vanuatu: A new survey and bibliography,
Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 2001.

J. Lynch, P. Tepahae,
Anejom̃ dictionary / Diksonari blong Anejom̃ / Nitasviitai a nijitas antas Anejom̃,
Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 2001.

J. Lynch,
A grammar of Anejom̃,
Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 2000.

J. Lynch,
Reconstructing Proto-Oceanic stress.
Oceanic Linguistics 39,1/ 2000, pp. 53-82.

J. Lynch,
South Efate phonological history.
Oceanic Linguistics 39, 2/2000, pp. 320-338.

J. Lynch,
Pacific languages: An introduction,
Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press1998.