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A vocabulary of the dialects of south Western Australia / by G. Grey
Bib ID 2491309
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898, author
 
Online Versions
Edition 2nd edition. 
Access Conditions This item contains words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description London : T. & W. Boone, 1840 
xxii, 140, [4] pages ; 15 cm 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK602.

Summary

The words and phrases contained in this vocabulary, were gathered from Aboriginal peoples northward from King George's Sound to more than one hundred and sixty kms beyond Perth; contains some dialect variations and also has a note in the foreword on pronunciation and grammar.

Notes

National Library of Australia's FC F3004 copy has the original yellow paper wrapper.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1167122556

Text in English with some words/wordlists in Indigenous languages.

Cited In

Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia, 3004

Subjects Language - Vocabulary.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Languages.  |  Albany / King George Sound (SW WA SI50-11, SI50-15)  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Australian

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FC F3004
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FRM F3004
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FRM F3004
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FRM F3004
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NK602
Copy: Nan Kivell collection
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