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Jingulu texts and dictionary / compiled by Rob Pensalfini
Bib ID 5039774
Format BookBook
Description Canberra, A.C.T. : Pacific Linguistics, 2011 
xxxiii, 305 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780858836280
Series

Pacific linguistics ; 620. 1448-8310

Summary

"The volume begins with some three dozen short texts, translated, covering a variety of topics including food gathering, implement manufacture, and ecology. The dictionary section includes a detailed Jingulu-English dictionary with example sentences for each word as well as grammatical and ethnographic notes, an English-Jingulu word finder, and a word list by semantic domain."--Back cover.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Dictionary part in Jingulu language with English translation.

Subjects Djingili language -- Texts.  |  Djingili language -- Dictionaries.  |  Australian languages -- Northern Territory -- Texts.  |  Australian languages -- Northern Territory -- Dictionaries.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Tree and platform burial.  |  Language - Kriol - Pidgins and creoles - Torres Strait Creole.  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Rats / Mice.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Stories and motifs - Animals.  |  Animals - Mammals - Cats.  |  Food - Preparation.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Stories and motifs - Possums.  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Bandicoots / Bilbies.  |  Stories and motifs - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Dictionaries and glossaries.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language elicitation - Narratives.  |  Hunting.  |  Language - Linguistics.  |  Jingulu / Djingili / Jingili language (C22) (NT SE53-06)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language elicitation - Translated.
Other authors/contributors Pensalfini, Robert J

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