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The Yawuru language of West Kimberley : a meaning-based description / Komei Hosokawa
Bib ID 8133787
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Hosokawa, Komei, author
 
Description Muenchen : Lincom Europa, 2011 
xxxi, 524 pages : maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9783862880935 (paperback)
3862880931 (paperback)
Series

Outstanding grammars from Australia ; 02.

Summary

Phonology, verbal morphology and semantics, casemarking preverbs, adverbs, pronouns, reduplication and syntax for Yawuru language, history of speakers, and language situation at Broome.

Full contents
  • chapter 1. Introduction
  • chapter 2. Preliminaries
  • chapter 3. Phonology
  • chapter 4. Verbal morphology and semantics
  • chapter 5. Preverb
  • chapter 6. Semantics of case making and related issues
  • chapter 7. Pronouns
  • chapter 8. Adverbs
  • chapter 9. Reduplication
  • chapter 10. Syntax.
 
Notes

Please note: These grammars are written by Australian authors. The languages covered do not all originate from Australia.

Originally published as the author's thesis (PhD)--Australian National University, 1991.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-507)

Text mainly in English, with Aboriginal Australian's Yawuru language.

Subjects Yawuru language -- Grammar.  |  Yawuru language (K1) (WA SE 51-10)  |  Yawuru people (K1) (WA SE51-10)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Yawuru (Australian people) -- Languages.  |  Australian languages -- Western Australia -- Kimberley.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax - Reduplication.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language classification.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Adverbs.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Pronouns.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Verbs.  |  Language - Sociolinguistics.  |  Language - Semantics.  |  Broome (W.A.)  |  Wupipi / Broome (WA West Kimberley SE51-06)  |  Canberra (ACT SI55-16)  |  Kimberley (W.A.) -- Languages.  |  Australian

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