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Australian Aboriginal words in English : their origin and meaning / R.M.W. Dixon, W.S. Ramson, Mandy Thomas
Bib ID 1488888
Format BookBook
Author
Dixon, Robert M. W
 
Description Oxford ; Melbourne : Oxford University Press Australia 1992, c1990 
ix, 255 p. : ill., 1 map ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0195533941 (paperback)
Invalid ISBN 0195530993
Series

Oxford reference.

Summary

Indexed lists of borrowings into English from many Aboriginal languages; gives loanwords and etymologies.

Notes

First published: 1990.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects English language -- Foreign words and phrases -- Aboriginal Australian -- Dictionaries.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Dictionaries.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- History.  |  English language -- Australia.  |  Language - English - Aboriginal English.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Ramson, W. S. (William Stanley), 1933-  |  Thomas, Mandy

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