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Categories, constituents, and constituent order in Pitjantjatjara : an Aboriginal language of Australia / Heather J. Bowe
Bib ID 1079473
Format BookBook
Author
Bowe, Heather
 
Description London ; New York : Routledge, c1990 
xiii, 173 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0415056942
Series

Theoretical linguistics (Routledge (Firm))

Summary

Examines the syntax of Pitjantjatjara through word order, case markings, switch reference and transitivity in simple and complex sentences to determine a basic word order and hierarchical noun phrase and sentence structure.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 164-168.

Subjects Pitjantjatjara language -- Word order.  |  Pitjantjatjara -- Syntax.  |  Warlbiri language -- Word order.  |  Warlbiri language -- Syntax.  |  Australian languages -- Grammar, Comparative.  |  Australian languages -- Switch-reference.  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Nouns and ergatives.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language elicitation - Sentences.  |  Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Pitjantjatjara language C6.  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)

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