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A functional grammar of Gooniyandi / William McGregor
Bib ID 2592754
Format BookBook
Author
McGregor, William
 
Description Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1990 
xx, 618 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9027230250 (alkaline paper)
Series

Studies in language companion series, 0165-7763 ; v. 22.

Summary

Phonetic, phonological, morphologic, semantic, and syntactic description of Gooniyandi, a language of the southern Kimberleys; relationship with nearby languages, especially Bunuba; kinship terms.

Notes

Revision of the author's thesis (Ph.D.)-University of Sydney, 1984.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [607]-618).

Subjects Gunian language -- Grammar.  |  Gunian language -- Intonation.  |  Gunian language -- Semantics.  |  Language - Semantics.  |  Bunuba / Punuba people (K5) (WA SE51-08)  |  Language - Secret and special languages.  |  Gooniyandi / Gunian people (K6) (WA SE52-09)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Human classification.  |  Bunuba / Punuba language (K5) (WA SE 51-08)  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Gooniyandi / Gunian language (K6) (WA SE 52-09)  |  Language - Linguistics - Language classification.  |  Language - Sociolinguistics - Secret and special languages.  |  Language - Bilingualism and multilingualism.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Language - Change.  |  Language - Texts and translations - Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)

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