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A grammar of Yankunytjatjara / Cliff Goddard
Bib ID 343034
Format BookBook
Author
Goddard, Cliff
 
Description Alice Springs, N.T. : Institute for Aboriginal Development, [1985?] 
xii, 207 p. : maps ; 21 x 30 cm. 
ISBN 0949659320
Summary

Phonology, parts of speech, case and case marking; nominals and the noun phrase; nominalisation, relativisation and subordination; verbal inflection and serial verb construction; verb-stem morphology; negation, interrogative, spatial and temporal qualifiers; sentence connectives and particles; ways of speaking, respect, avoidance, rhetoric, euphemism.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 202-207.

Subjects Yankunytjatjara language -- Grammar.  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Nouns and ergatives.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.  |  Yankunytjatjara language (C4) (NT SG52-16)  |  Language - Texts and translations - Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Yankunytjatjara language (NT SG52-16)  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Language - Sociolinguistics - Secret and special languages.  |  Yankunytjatjara people (C4) (NT SG52-16)  |  Language - Semantics.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Verbs.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language classification.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules - Language.  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)
Other authors/contributors Institute for Aboriginal Development (Alice Springs, N.T.)

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