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The Aboriginal names of rivers in Australia philologically examined / by Peter MacPherson
Bib ID 676520
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
MacPherson, Peter, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description [Sydney, New South Wales?] : [Royal Society of New South Wales?], [1886?] 
113-141 pages ; 22 cm 
Summary

Reviews Aboriginal names of rivers, streams and waters, principles on which names have been given; Names of islands & headlands; root-words for water and their bearing on grammar.

Notes

Caption title.

"Read before the Royal Society of N.S.W., 4 August, 1886."--Page 113.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 12138 (var)

Subjects Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Australian languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Names, Geographical -- Australia.  |  Australia.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Royal Society of New South Wales, issuing body

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