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Austral English : a dictionary of Australasian words phrases and usages, with those Aboriginal-Australian and Maori words which have become incorporated in the language and the commoner scientific words that have had their origin in Australasia / by Edward E. Morris
Bib ID 2524189
Format BookBook
Author
Morris, Edward E. (Edward Ellis), 1843-1902
 
Description London : Macmillan, 1898 
xxiv, 525 pages ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Dictionary of Australian related words with literary sources; includes numerous Aboriginal words.

Notes

SR copy inscribed by author to Princess May, Duchess of Cornwall and York (i.e. Queen Mary, consort of George V) on her visit to Australia and dated 11 May 1901. Red binding bears royal coat of arms on front in gold and on spine there are small images in gold representing Australia (sheaf of wheat, spade and pick, lyre bird and kangaroo). There is also a royal bookplate, probably of the then princess.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 12846

Subjects English language -- Provincialisms -- Australasia.  |  English language -- Foreign words and phrases -- Maori.  |  English language -- Dictionaries -- Australia.  |  English language -- New Zealand -- Dictionaries.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Language - English.  |  Libraries - Reference materials - Dictionaries.  |  Australian

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