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John Lynch (linguist)

John Lynch, born 8 July 1946, in Sydney, Australia, is a linguist specializing in Oceanic languages. He is an emeritus professor of Pacific Languages and the former Director of the Pacific Languages Unit at the University of the South Pacific in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Prior to moving to Vanuatu, he served the University of Papua New Guinea for 21 years, the last five as Vice-Chancellor. His areas of focus are languages of Vanuatu; history of languages of the Pacific; pidgin and creole languages; language change; dictionaries; orthography design. He is currently the editor of the journal Oceanic Linguistics.

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