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Pacific linguistic studies in honour of Arthur Capell [edited] by S. A. Wurm and D. C. Laycock
Bib ID 2511301
Format BookBook
Description [Canberra, Linguistic Circle of Canberra, 1970] 
x, 1292, 6 p. diagrs., maps, port., tables. 26 cm. 
ISBN 0858830051

Pacific linguistics. Series C ; no. 13.


Lists contributors and their affiliations; includes A.P. Elkin - Arthur Capell; S.A. Wurm - Arthur Capell as linguist; Nils M. Holmer - Traces of Australian-Amerindian morpheme categories in east Asia; Richard Pittman and Harland Kerr - Dominance and recessiveness in grammatical structure; M.C. Sharpe - Voice quality; a suggested framework for description and some observations; Ronald M. Berndt and Catherine H. Berndt - Time for relaxation; J.E. Bolt, J.R. Cleverly and W.G. Hoddinott Pronominalisation in Djamindjungan C.G. von Brandeinstein - Portuguese loan-words in Aboriginal languages of north-western Australia (a problem of Indo-European and Finno-Ugrian comparative linguistics); R.M.W. Dixon - Languages of the Cairns rain forest region; Wilfrid H. Douglas Transemics; A.P. Elkin - The Aborigines of Australia; one in thought, word and deed; E.H. Flint - The influence of prosodic patterns upon the mutual intelligibility of Aboriginal and General Australian English; Marie Godfrey - Wik-Munkan verb morphology; Kenneth Hale - The passive and ergative in language change; the Australian case; Joy Harris - Gunkurrng, a motherin-law language; Henry Hershberger and Eunice V. Pike - Stress as related to the grammar of Gugu-Yalanji; Ruth Hershberger Sentence types in Gugu-Yalanji; Jean F. Kirton Twelve pronominal sets in Yanyula; Geoffrey N. OGrady - Nyangumarda conjugations.


Includes bibliographies.

Subjects Austronesian languages.  |  Australian languages.  |  New Guinea -- Languages.  |  Yanyuwa / Yanuwa people (N153) (NT SE53-04)  |  Kuku Yalanji / Gugu Yalandji language (Y78) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Nyangumarta / Nyangumarda people (A61) (WA SF51-10)  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Indigenous peoples - North America.  |  Language - English - Aboriginal English.  |  Family - Mothers in law.  |  Yanyuwa / Yanuwa language (N153) (NT SE53-04)  |  Language.  |  Jaminjung / Djaminjung language (N18) (NT SD52-15)  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Nouns and ergatives.  |  Kuku Yalanji / Gugu Yalandji people (Y78) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Pronouns.  |  Wik Mungkan language (Y57, Y143) (Qld SD54-07)  |  Jaminjung / Djaminjung people (N18) (NT SD52-15)  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Verbs.  |  Nyangumarta / Nyangumarda language (A61) (WA SF51-10)  |  Wik Mungkan people (Y57) (Qld SD54-07)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Cairns (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Asia.  |  Western Australia (WA)
Other authors/contributors Wurm, S. A. (Stephen Adolphe), 1922-  |  Capell, A. (Arthur), 1902-1986  |  Laycock, Donald C, ed


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