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Australian Aboriginal words and their meanings / by H.M. Cooper
Bib ID 2234724
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Cooper, H. M. (Harold Moore), 1886-1970, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description Adelaide : South Australian Museum, 1949 
28 pages ; 24 cm. 
Summary

A selection of 2000 Aboriginal words with their English equivalents designed for the general reader ; names of ceremonies ; common objects, birds, fish and animals ; trees and vegetation ; place names, chiefly South Australian ; a brief introduction is also included ; NOTE - geographic or language origins not indicated.

Notes

Np 499.4 COO Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors South Australian Museum

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