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Phrase book : English-native dictionary / New Hebrides Presbyterian Mission
Bib ID 8152429
Format BookBook [text, volume]
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Description [Vanuatu?] : New Hebrides Presbyterian Mission, [1955?] 
110 pages ; 21 cm 
Summary

A phrase book made for the New Hebrides Presbyterian Mission, designed to be filled in with equivalents for English words. This copy is partially filled in (in Nafsan, South Efate) by Shirley McRae, probably in the 1950s when she was a lay missionary teacher in Pango and Iririki.

Full contents
  • Anatomy and medical
  • Boats and fishing
  • Colours and pigments
  • Geography, astronomy, times & seasons
  • House and household
  • Natural history
  • Interrogatives
  • Numerals
  • Pronouns
  • Relationships
 
Notes

Library's copy signed by former owner Shirley McRae, with a pink notecard tipped in the front, saying, "To our friends in the New Hebrides, With love from St. Cuthbert's Primary children, Ballarat".

Pacific And Regional Archive for DIgital Sources in Endangered Cultures website: https://catalog.paradisec.org.au/collections/NT3/items/phrasebook

Text in English with translations to some words handwritten in the South Efate language.

Source of Acquisition Donated by Australian linguist Nicholas Thieberger. 
Subjects South Efate language -- Conversation and phrase books.  |  Vanuatu -- Languages.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors McRae, Shirley, annotator, former owner  |  Thieberger, Nicholas, donor  |  New Hebrides Mission
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Presbyterian phrase book

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