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A study of the languages of Torres Straits, with vocabularies and grammatical notes. Part II / by Sidney H. Ray and Alfred C. Haddon
Bib ID 2361047
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Ray, Sidney Herbert, 1858-1939, author
 
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Access Conditions This item contains words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description Dublin, [Ireland] : University Press, 1897 
pages 463-616, pages 119-373 ; 22 cm. 
Series

Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy.

Summary

Comparison to show relations between Papuans and Australians; Miriam, Saibai, Daudai; divisions of Saibai = Kauralaig (Prince of Wales and Moa), Gumulaig (Badu and Mabuiag), Sabailaig (Saibai, Dauan and Boigu) and Kulkalaig (Nagir, Tud, Masig); Mirriam = Murray Island (Mer, Waier and Dauan), Erub and Ugar; comparative vocabulary of English, Miriam and Daudai; sketch of Miriam grammar, lengthy vocabulary, texts with translations

Notes

Includes Saibai, Daudai and Miriam languages.

National Library of Australia's N 499.12 R264 formerly from the ATSIC Library, Woden ACT 2606.

Includes bibliographical references.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1162451124

Subjects Kala Lagaw Ya language Y1  |  Kalaw Kawaw Ya language Y2  |  Meriam Mir language Y3  |  Meriam people (Y3) (Qld TSI SC55-05).  |  Torres Strait Islanders (Qld TSI SC54, SC55).  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Papuans.  |  Language -- Texts and translations -- Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Papuan languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.  |  West Papua (W Papua PNG SC54-07, SC54-08)  |  Boigu / Talbot Island (Qld TSI SC54-07)  |  Mabuiag / Jervis Island (Qld TSI SC54-07).  |  Dauan / Cornwallis Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Erub / Darnley Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Masig / Yorke Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Saibai Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Tudu Island / Warrior Islet (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Ugar / Stephens Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Mer / Murray Island (Qld TSI SC55-05)  |  Waier Island (Qld TSI SC55-05)  |  Badu / Mulgrave Island (Qld TSI SC54-11)  |  Moa / Banks Island (Qld TSI SC54-11)  |  Nahgi / Mount Ernest Island (Qld TSI SC54-12)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Haddon, Alfred C. (Alfred Cort), 1855-1940
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Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy

Languages of Torres Straits

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