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Nominal classification in aboriginal Australia / edited by Mark Harvey, Nicholas Reid
Bib ID 1660817
Format BookBook
Description Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub., c1997 
xi, 292 p. : map ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1556198485 (U.S.) (alkaline paper)
9027230404 (Eur)
Series

Studies in language companion series, 0165-7763 ; v. 37.

Full contents
  • Preface / Mark Harvey and Nicholas Reid
  • Map 1: Principal Languages
  • Map 2: Other Australian Languages
  • Map 3: Mayali and Its Dialects
  • Introduction / Mark Harvey and Nicholas Reid
  • Nominal Classification and Gender in Aboriginal Australia / Mark Harvey
  • New Guinea 'Classificatory Verbs' and Australian Noun Classification: A Typological Comparison / Francesca Merlan, Steven Powell Roberts and Alan Rumsey
  • Head Classes and Agreement Classes in the Mayali Dialect Chain / Nicholas Evans
  • Head and Agreement Classes: An Areal Perspective / Mark Harvey
  • Class and Classifier in Ngan'gityemerri / Nicholas Reid
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Noun.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Gender.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Nouns and ergatives.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.
Other authors/contributors Reid, Nicholas  |  Harvey, Mark David, 1958-

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