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Ngan'gityemerri : a language of the Daly River region, Northern Territory of Australia / Nicholas J. Reid
Bib ID 8133799
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Reid, Nicholas J., author
 
Description Muenchen : Lincom Europa, 2011 
xxii, 456 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9783862881000 (paperback)
3862881008 (paperback)
Series

Outstanding grammars from Australia ; 06.

Summary

Ngan'gityemerri is spoken in two varieties, Ngan'gikurunggur and Ngen'giwumirri.

Full contents
  • chapter 1. Ngan'gityemerri : the language, the speakers, the culture
  • chapter 2. Phonology
  • chapter 3. Morphology of the Ngan'gityemerri verb
  • chapter 4. Auxiliary verb semantics
  • chapter 5. Noun classification
  • chapter 6. Enclitics
  • chapter 7. Particles
  • chapter 8. Space, time and number
  • chapter 9. Pronouns, discourse demonstratives and interrogatives.
 
Notes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this book may contain images of deceased persons on the cover.

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, 1990.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-456)

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

Subjects Ngan'gityemerri language.  |  Ngangiwumirri / Ngangumiri language (N17) (NT SD52-12)  |  Ngangityemeri language (NT SD52-12)  |  Ngangikurunggurr language (N8) (NT SD52-11)  |  Ngan'gikurunggurr language N8.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Daly River region -- Languages.  |  Australian languages -- Northern Territory -- Daly River region.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax - Parts of speech.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Demonstratives.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Nouns and ergatives.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Time and temporality.  |  Language - Linguistics - Vocabulary and grammar - Verbs.  |  Language - Texts and translations - Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Nangiblerbi people (N24) (NT SD52-08)  |  Daly River Region (N.T.) -- Languages.  |  Daly River (NT Top End SD52-08)  |  Australian

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