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Kunjen syntax : a generative view / [by] Bruce A. Sommer
Bib ID 693129
Format BookBook
Author
Sommer, B. A. (Bruce A.)
 
Description Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1972 
xii, 160 p. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0855750227
Series

Linguistic series ; no. 19.

Australian aboriginal studies ; no. 45.

Summary

Based on data gathered between July 1964 and June 1970; first appeared as dissertation in partial fulfilment of Ph.D. requirements at University of Hawaii; aims to present basic syntax of Oykangand & Olgol (Kunjen dialects); considers case grammar; lists notational conventions; conjunction; case system; noun phrases and sentence embedding; nouns and classifiers; pronominalisation; modality constituent; verbs; imperatives and questions; summary of Oykangand rules; sample text in Oykangand with interlinear literal translation followed by free translation & lexicon; brief description of Olgol syntax; Olgol text with interlinear literal translation followed by free translation.

Notes

Bibliography: p.157-160.

Subjects Aboriginal languages. Kunjen language. Syntax. Australia.  |  Kunjen languages -- Syntax.  |  Kunjen / Ogh-Undyan people (Y83) (Qld SE54-04)  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Verbs.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Pronouns.  |  Olgol / Olkol people (Y73) (Qld SD54-15)  |  Kunjen / Ogh-Undyan language (Y83) (Qld SE54-04)  |  Language - Texts and translations - Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Oykangand language (Y101) (Qld SE54-03)  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Oykangand people (Y101) (Qld SE54-03)  |  Olgol / Olkol language (Y73) (Qld SD54-15)  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Nouns and ergatives.  |  Queensland Far North West (Qld Far NW SE54)  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)
Other authors/contributors Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies

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