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The Murawarri and other Australian languages / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 161553
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918
 
Online Versions
Description [Brisbane, Queensland] : Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Queensland, [1903?] 
[51]-68 pages ; 23 cm 
Summary

Grammar of Murawarri; short grammatical notes on Burranbinya, Tharumba, Wuttyabullak; notes on mystic or secret language used in ceremonies; vocabulary of Murawarri (c.270 items), annotated in pencil (possibly by the author) with partial comparative vocabulary of Paddyeri.

Notes

Cover title.

"Reprinted from Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Queensland, Vol. XVIII"--Page 52.

National Library of Australia's copy at NL 305.89915 M429 bound with 'The Origin, organization and ceremonies of the Australian aborigines' / by R. H. Mathews and 29 other works. Cover title of bound vol.: The Australian aborigines / R. H. Mathews.

Includes bibliographical references.

N 305.89915 M429 copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-831791112

Subjects Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Language - Sociolinguistics - Secret and special languages.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri language (D32) (NSW SH55-06)  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri people (D32) (NSW SH55-06)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Languages.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland), issuing body

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