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Australian aboriginal languages : a general introduction / Barry J. Blake
Bib ID 2059881
Format BookBook
Blake, Barry J
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description St Lucia, Qld., Australia : University of Queensland Press, 1991 
viii, 138 p. : 1 map ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0702223530

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Non-technical introduction covering phonology, grammar, vocabulary, sociolinguistics, language relationships pidgin and Aboriginal English, loan words in English, wordlists in Tiwi, Malak-Malak, Alyawarre, Walmajarri, Nyungar, Pitjantjatjara, Wemba-Wemba, Dharawal, Bidyara, Pitta-Pitta, Kalkatungu and Mayi-Yabi.


Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-138).

Subjects Australian languages.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Bidjara / Bidyara language (E37) (Qld SG55-03)  |  Language - Bilingualism and multilingualism.  |  Communications - Nonverbal.  |  Language - Change.  |  Pitta Pitta / Bittha Bittha language (G6) (Qld SF54-10)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Human classification.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.  |  Malak Malak language (N22) (NT SD52-08)  |  Language - Sociolinguistics - Secret and special languages.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language classification.  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre language (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Language - Kriol.  |  Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal language (S59) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Language - English - Aboriginal English.  |  Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah languages (W41) (WA SI50)  |  Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba language (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16)  |  Wemba Wemba language D1.  |  Tiwi language N20.  |  Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon language G13.  |  Alyawarr language C14.  |  Pitjantjatjara language C6.  |  Malak Malak language N22.  |  Pitta Pitta language G6.  |  Mayi-Yapi language (G20) (Qld SE54-10)  |  Tiwi language (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Mayi-Yapi language G20.  |  Noongar / Nyungar language W41.  |  Bidjara / Bidyara language E37.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri language (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Dharawal / Tharawal language S59.  |  Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon language (G13) (Qld SF54-02)  |  Walmajarri language A66.  |  Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)


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