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from the PALI edition of the Marshallese-English Dictionary
(in which references to the MRG have been updated)

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Anderson, D. 1950. The plants of Arno Atoll, Marshall Islands. Unpublished SIM (Studies in Micronesia) report. Used by Takeuchi as source for plant identifications.

Bailey, Charles-James N. 1967. Transformational outline of Marshallese syntax. Unpublished M.A. thesis. University of Chicago.

Bender, Byron W. 1963a. Marshallese phonemics: Labialization or palatalization. Word 19:335–341.

_____ 1963b. A linguistic analysis of the place-names of the Marshall Islands. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation. Indiana University. (Available from www.proquest.com/products-services/dissertations, publication #6400445)

_____ 1968. Marshallese phonology. Oceanic Linguistics 7:16–35.

_____ 1969. Spoken Marshallese. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.

Bender, Byron W., Alfred Capelle, and Louise Pagotto. 2016. Marshallese Reference Grammar. PALI Language Texts: Micronesia. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Carr, Denzel. 1945. Notes on Marshallese consonant phonemes. Language 21:267— 270.

[Carr, Denzel, and Samuel H. Elbert.] 1945. Marshallese-English and English-Marshallese dictionary. 14th Naval District, District Intelligence Office, Marshall-Gilbert Area: United States Navy Department, vol. 30, no. 136,121 pp. Mimeographed. Notes on pronunciation and grammar in introduction. 4,000 entries.

English-Marshallese Dictionary. [c. 1963.] [Kwajalein, Marshall Islands.] xvii, 164 pp. No title page. Contains abbreviated entries from Carr and Elbert, English-Marshallese section. Introduction contains one-page table of sounds and selected entries grouped topically: adjectives, verbs, numbers and time, animals and insects, etc. Hawaiian and Pacific Collection, University of Hawai‘i Library.

Erdland, August. 1906. Wörterbuch und Grammatik der Marshall-Sprache nebst ethnographischen Erläuterungen und kurzen Sprachübungen. Berlin: Reimer. x, 247 pp. German-Marshallese 1–71 (3500 entries), Marshallese-German 73–180 (5000 entries), ethnographic notes 181–191, grammar 193–228, language practice 229–247. The New York Public Library.

_____ 1910. Die Sternkunde bei den Seefahrern der Marshall-Inseln. Anthropos 5:16–26.

[Feeney, Thomas J., S. J.] [c. 1952.] [Likiep, Marshall Islands: Catholic Mission] 306 pp. No title page. Mimeographed. Contains entries from Marshallese-English section of Carr and Elbert, with some modifications, and some additional entries, especially of a religious nature.

Fosberg, F. R. 1955. Northern Marshall Islands expedition, 1951–52. Atoll Research Bulletin 38. 36 pp. Washington: Pacific Science Board. Used by Takeuchi as source for plant identifications.

Goo, C. C., and Albert H. Banner. 1963. A preliminary compilation of Marshallese animal and plant names. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Marine Laboratory.

Grace, George W. 1969. A Proto-Oceanic finder list. Working Papers in Linguistics 1:39–84. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i, Department of Linguistics.

Habe, Tadashige. 1964. Shells of the Western Pacific in color. Osaka: Hoikusha.

Howells, William. 1973. The Pacific islanders. xvi, 299 pp. London: Wiedenfield and Nicolson.

Kira, Tetsuaki. 1962. Shells of the Western Pacific in color. Osaka: Hoikusha.

Ko, Young Kuk. 1962. The segmental phonemes of Marshallese including spectrographic study of the vowels. Unpublished M.S. thesis. Georgetown University.

Kotzebue, Otto von. 1821. Voyage of Discovery in the South Sea . . . 1815–18. 3 vols. London: Longmans.

Kroeber, A. L. 1911. Phonetics of the Micronesian language of the Marshall Islands. American Anthropologist 13:380–393.

Marshall, Joe T. 1950. Vertebrate ecology of Arno Atoll, Marshall Islands. Unpublished SIM (Studies in Micronesia) report 6.

Mason, Leonard E. 1947. The economic organization of the Marshall Islands. Typescript. Honolulu: U.S. Commercial Company.

Mason, Leonard [and Samuel H. Elbert]. 1952. Anthropology-geography study of Arno Atoll, Marshall Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin 10. 21 pp. Washington: Pacific Science Board.

Matsuoka, Shizuo. 1929. Study of the language of the Marshall Islands. 267 pp. Tokyo: Kyodo Kenkyusha.

Neal, Marie Catherine. 1948. In gardens of Hawai‘i. Honolulu: Bishop Museum. Used by Takeuchi as source for plant identifications.

Nida, Eugene A. 1952. Report on orthographic problems in Marshallese. Unpublished M.S. thesis. New York: American Bible Society.

Smith, Alfred G. 1951. Wahween jibehhleh kajin Marshall [Guide to Marshallese spelling]. Mimeographed. Department of Education, Office of the High Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.

Spoehr, Alexander. 1949. Majuro: A village in the Marshall Islands. 265 pp. Fieldiana, Anthropology 39. Chicago Natural History Museum.

Stone, B. C. (in press). The wild and cultivated pandanus of the Marshall Islands. Monographiae Phanerogamarum. Lehre, Germany: J. Cramer.

Takeuchi, Clarence E. 1959. Handbook of Marshallese plant names. Majuro: Education Department.

Taylor, C. R. H. 1965. A Pacific bibliography. 2nd ed. xxx, 692 pp. London: Oxford University Press.

Taylor, W. R. 1950. Plants of Bikini and other Northern Marshall Islands. Used by Takeuchi as source for plant identifications.

Tikjinere-Dictionary: Kajin Majōl & Kajin Iñlij: Marshallese & English. 1968. Kwajalein, Marshall Islands: Kwajalein Education Committee. xxxix, 170 pp. Content identical to introductory and Marshallese-English sections of Carr and Elbert, except for addition of preface by chairman of Kwajalein Education Committee which states that discrepancies and questions of original text copy were resolved by Rev. Jude Samson. Hawaiian and Pacific Collection, University of Hawai‘i Library.

Tobin, J. A. 1952. Land Tenure in the Marshall Islands. 36 pp. Atoll Research Bulletin 11. Washington: Pacific Science Board.

Tsuchida, Shigeru. 1965. Velarization in Marshallese. Unpublished M. S. thesis. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i.

Wiens, Herold J. 1962. Atoll environment and ecology. xxii, 532 pp. New Haven: Yale University Press.

_____ 1962a. Pacific island bastions of the United States. v, 127 pp. Princeton: Van Nostrand.

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