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A handbook of Aboriginal languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory / Jim Wafer & Amanda Lissarrague, with a chapter on contact languages by Jean Harkins
Bib ID 4458063
Format BookBook
Wafer, James William, 1948-
Description Nambucca Heads, N.S.W. : Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative, 2008 
xiii, 844 p. : maps ; 27 cm. 
ISBN 9780977535187

A guide to Aboriginal languages, with illustrative vocabularies. The first part is a survey of the indigenous languages of NSW and ACT, giving information about dialects, locations and resources for language revitalisation; the second part provides word-lists in practical spelling for 42 distinct language varieties.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- New South Wales  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Australian Capital Territory  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- New South Wales -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Australian Capital Territory -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.  |  Wadi Wadi / Wathi Wathi language (D4) (Vic SI54-16)  |  Dharug / Daruk / Darug language (S64) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Ngarrindjeri / Narrinjeri language (S69) (SA SI54-13)  |  Anaiwan / Nganyaywana language (D24) (NSW SH56-09)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Dhuduroa / Dhudhuruwa language (S44) (Vic SJ55-03)  |  Wilyagali language (D16) (NSW SI54-03)  |  Nari Nari language (D9) (NSW SI55-09)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Garanggaba language (L15) (NSW SH54-08)  |  Arakwal language (E13) (NSW SH56-03)  |  Ngarigo / Ngarigu language (S46) (NSW SJ55-04)  |  Galibal language (E15) (NSW SH56-03)  |  Ngunawal / Ngunnawal language (D3) (NSW SI55-16)  |  Communications - Nonverbal - Sign language and gestures.  |  Dadi Dadi / Dardi Dardi language (S28) (Vic SI54-12)  |  Ngintait language (S18) (SA SI54-11)  |  Wadigali language (L12) (NSW SH54-07)  |  Baraba Baraba language (D5) (NSW SI55-13)  |  Bandjigali / Bandjagali language (D17) (NSW SH54-12)  |  Yorta Yorta / Yota Yota language (D2) (NSW SI55-13)  |  Baryugil language (E17) (NSW SH56-06)  |  Gundungurra / Gundungura / Gandangara language (S60) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Wailwan / Weilwan language (D20) (NSW SH55-11)  |  Malyangapa / Malyangaba language (L8) (NSW SH54-11)  |  Awabakal language (S66) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Kurnai / Gunai language group (S68) (Vic SJ55)  |  Ku-ring-gai / Gameraigal language (S62) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Gambuwal language (D29) (Qld SH56-01)  |  Thaua / Dhawa language (S52) (NSW SJ55-04)  |  Kurnu / Gunu language (D25) (NSW SH55-05)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Bidawal / Bidwell language (S49) (Vic SJ55-08)  |  Ngaku language (E4) (NSW SH56-11)  |  Casino language (E12) (NSW SH56-03)  |  Birpai / Biripi language (E3) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Buibadjali language (S70) (Vic SJ55-01)  |  Dhanggatti / Daingatti / Dunghutti language (E6) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Baanbay language (E8) (NSW SH56-06)  |  Worimi / Gadang / Kattang language (E2) (NSW SI56-02)  |  Wiradjuri language (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Yu Yu language (S19) (Vic SI54-11)  |  Gunybaray language (D15) (NSW SI55-04)  |  Bolali language (D11) (NSW SH54-16)  |  Ngiyambaa / Ngemba language (D22) (NSW SH55-10)  |  Dharamba language (S56) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Yugambal language (E11) (NSW SH56-06)  |  Barindji language (D12) (NSW SI54-04)  |  Yuin languages (S67) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Gurungada / Djerrungurah language (S57) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Ngiyampaa / Wangaaybuwan / Wongaibon language (D18) (NSW SI55-02)  |  Ladji Ladji / Latje Latje language (S23) (Vic SI54-11)  |  Darkinung / Darkinjung / Darkinoong language (S65) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Wonnarua / Wanaruah language (S63) (NSW SI56-01)  |  Walgal / Walgalu language (S47) (NSW SI55-16)  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Madhi Madhi / Madi Madi language (D8) (NSW SI54-12)  |  Biangil / Biyangil / Piangil language (S33) (Vic SI54-16)  |  Wadi Wadi / Wudi Wudi language (S58) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Mamwura / Mambangura language (L20) (Qld SH54-04)  |  Wandjiwalgu language (D21) (NSW SH54-12)  |  Yaygir / Yaegl language (E10) (NSW SH56-07)  |  Yuwaalaraay / Euahlayi / Yuwaaliyaay language (D27) (NSW SH55-07)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Sections and subsections.  |  Yitha Yitha / Yida Yida language (D7) (NSW SI54-12)  |  Eora / Iora language (S61) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Wiljali language (D13) (NSW SH54-15)  |  Yardliyawara language (L7) (SA SH54-13)  |  Galali / Kullilli language (D30) (Qld SH55-01)  |  Jaitmathang / Yadymadhang language (S43) (Vic SJ55-03)  |  Danggali language (D14) (SA SI54-06)  |  Kwat Kwat language (S97) (Vic SI55-02)  |  Gumbaynggir / Gumbainggirr language (E7) (NSW SH56-11)  |  Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba language (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16)  |  Bangerang language (S40) (Vic SJ55-02)  |  Ngambaa language (E5) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Ngayawung language (S7) (SA SI54-10)  |  Dhurga language (S53) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Bundhamara language (L26) (Qld SG54-16)  |  Wandandian language (S55) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi language (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Ngurunta people (L18) (SA SH54-10)  |  Wangkumara / Wanggumara language (L25) (Qld SG54-15)  |  Marawara language (D6) (NSW SI54-07)  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.  |  Widjabal / Wiyabal language (E16) (NSW SH56-03)  |  Yirawirung language (S12) (SA SI54-10)  |  Kureinji language (D6.1) (NSW SI54-11)  |  Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal language (S59) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Nawalgu language (D19) (NSW SH55-13)  |  Githabul language (E14) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Minjungbal / Minyangbal language (E18) (NSW SH56-03)  |  Geawegal language (E1) (NSW SI56-01)  |  Barranbinya / Baranbinya language (D26) (NSW SH55-06)  |  Djirringany / Dyirringany language (S51) (NSW SJ55-04)  |  Yabula Yabula language (S38) (Vic SJ55-01)  |  Walbanga language (S54) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Wiriyaraay language (D28) (NSW SH56-05)
Other authors/contributors Lissarrague, Amanda, 1958-  |  Harkins, Jean, 1951-
Available From Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative, 14 Bellwood Rd Nambucca Heads NSW 2448 


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