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The languages of Australia / R. M. W. Dixon
Bib ID 1175171
Format BookBook
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Dixon, Robert M. W
 
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Description Cambridge, Eng. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c1980 
xxii, 547 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780521294508
0521223296
0521294509
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Cambridge language surveys.

Full contents Machine derived contents note: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Tribe and language; 3. Speech and song styles; 4. The role of language in Aboriginal Australian society today; 5. Vocabulary; 6. Phonology; 7. Phonological change; 8. Classification of Australian languages; 9. Word classes; 10. Nouns; 11. Pronouns; 12. Verbs; 13. Syntax; 14. Summary. 
Notes

First published 1980. Re-issued in ... digitally printed version 2009.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [515]-533.

Subjects Australian languages.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Languages.  |  Aborigines  |  Aboriginal languages

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