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Kámilarói and other Australian languages / by William Ridley
Bib ID 2380281
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Ridley, William, 1819-1878, author
 
Online Versions
Edition Second edition.  Revised and enlarged. 
Description Sydney, [New South Wales] : Thomas Richards, Government Printer, 1875 
vi, 172 pages, [1] leaf of plate : illustrations, portrait ; 27 cm 
Summary

Kamilaroi; notes on pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary (685 words) including place names, phrases, extracts from Gurre Kamilaroi (primer); Wailwun; vocabulary (162 words), phrases; Kogai; 72 words; Pikumbul; 62 words; Dippil; 289 words, dialogues; Turrubal; 269 words, grammar, dialogues, names of Aborigines on the Brisbane River, paraphrases from Genesis and Luke; Turuwul; 64 words, phrases; language of Georges River, Cowpasture and Appin (196 words), sentences; WodiWodi; 132 words, phrases; Twofold Bay; 16 words; comparative tables of 107 words in above languages and Paiamba, Kingki, Wiradhuri, lower Hunter, Victoria and N.W. coast; vocabulary of 40 words in Witaoro, Jajaorong, Ngenngenwurro, Burapper, Taunggurong; belief in supreme being and good and evil spirits (Kamilaroi, Wiradhuri, Wolaroi, Pikumbul, Kogai, Wailwun and at Twofold Bay); origin legends south WA, Murri, Koinberi, Wee Waa; cosmology Wailwun and Murray River; tales with translation in Tharumba and Thurawal; Bao-illi songs (texts with translations) - Kamilaroi, Wolaroi, Wailwun, Georges River and junction of Isis and Hunter Rivers; types of food (Barwan, Darling River, Central Australia, Coopers Creek); initiation ceremonies - Koinberi, between Barwan and Lower Castlereagh Rivers; description of bora ground, Hunter and Isis Rivers; marriage customs QLD, Lower Hunter, Wailwun; seclusion and care of women during and before childbirth; avoidance relationshipd (Aust); burial and mourning - Wailwun, Ginji; divisions of classes, rules of marriage and descent (Kamilaroi, Kubbi, Kogai, Moreton Bay, Wide Bay, Balonne River, Barwon, Wiraiorai, Wailwun, Pikumbul, Narran); comparison with Tamil system; appearance and locations of above tribes.

Glossary of languages from eastern Australia.

Partial contents
  • Traditions
  • Institutions and laws
  • Laws of marriage and descent.
 
Notes

Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that content of this item may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions within this work which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the work was published and may now be considered offensive.

"Second edition, revised and enlarged by the author with Comparative tables of words from twenty Australian languages, and, Songs, traditions, laws and customs of the Australian race"

First edition published under title: Kamilaroi, Dippil, and Turrubul.

National Library of Australia's FER F14916 (FC) copy stamped Royal Society Tasmania; bears ex libris bookplate of John A. Ferguson pasted inside the front over, over unknown other.

National Library of Australia's FER F14916 (FC2) copy bears ex libris bookplate of Dr George Mackaness.

National Library of Australia's NL 499.15 R545-2 copy is stamped 'Northern Protector of Aboriginals'; missing back pocket.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1099858783

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 14916

Subjects Dja Dja Wurrung language S31.1.  |  Djadja wurrung / Dyadyawurung / Dja Dja Wrung people (S31.1) (Vic SJ54-04)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi language D23.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Gubbi Gubbi language E29.  |  Gubbi Gubbi / Kabi Kabi / Gabi Gabi people (E29) (Qld SG56-06)  |  Gooreng Gooreng language E32.  |  Gooreng Gooreng / Gureng Gureng / Gurang Gurang people (E32) (Qld SG56-05)  |  Barababaraba language D5.  |  Baraba Baraba people (D5) (NSW SI55-13)  |  Bigambul language D34.  |  Bigambul people (D34) (Qld SH56-01)  |  Taungurung language S37.  |  Daungwurrung / Taungurong people (S37) (Vic SJ55-02)  |  Dharamba language S56.  |  Wandandian / Dharamba people (S55) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Gawambaraay language D39.  |  Gawambaray people (D39) (Qld SH55-16)  |  Kogai language D38.  |  Kogai / Gogai people (D38) (Qld SG55-16)  |  Gumbaynggirr language E7.  |  Gumbaynggir / Gumbainggirr people (E7) (NSW SH56-11)  |  Guyinbaraay language D15.  |  Gunybaray people (D15) (NSW SI55-04)  |  Yugara language E23.  |  Jagara / Yuggera people (E23) (Qld SG56-14)  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri language D32.  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri people (D32) (NSW SH55-06)  |  Ngiyampaa / Ngempa language D22.  |  Ngiyampaa / Ngemba people (D22) (NSW SH55-10)  |  Dharawal / Tharawal language S59.  |  Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal people (S59) (NSW SI56-09).  |  Wathaurong language S29.  |  Wathawurrung / Wada wurrung / Wathaurong people (S29) (Vic SJ54-12)  |  Southern Dharawal language S58.  |  Wadi Wadi / Wudi Wudi people (S58) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Wandandian language S55.  |  Wandandian / Dharamba people (S55) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Wayilwan language D20.  |  Wailwan / Weilwan people (D20) (NSW SH55-11)  |  Wiradjuri language D10.  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology - Pronunciation.  |  Language -- Texts and translations -- Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Gubbi-Gubbi language.  |  Kamilaroi language.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Ridley, William, 1819-1878. Kamilaroi, Dippil and Turrubul  |  Mackaness, George, 1882-1968, former owner  |  Royal Society of Tasmania, former owner  |  Queensland. Office of the Chief Protector of Aborigines. former owner
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Comparative tables of words from twenty Australian languages

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