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Languages of Arnhem Land, North Australia / by A. Capell
Bib ID 336714
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Capell, A. (Arthur), 1902-1986, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description [Sydney, New South Wales?] : [University of Sydney?] ; 1942 
[364]-392, [24]-50 pages : maps ; 25 cm 
Summary

Linguistic information ; discusses phonetics, classification of the languages ; maps giving location of tribes ; comparative vocabularies; Appendix ; Note on the languages of the Wellesley Islands; (Mornington and Forsyth)

Notes

Reprinted from Oceania, vol. 12, no. 4, June 1942 and vol. 13, no. 1, September 1942.

Includes bibliographical references.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Text in English with some words/wordlists in Indigenous languages of Arnhem Land, North Australia.

Subjects Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Languages.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Forsyth Islands (Qld Gulf Wellesley Islands SE54-01)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Australian

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