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Beginning linguistics [by] A. Capell
Bib ID 949402
Format BookBook
Author
Capell, A. (Arthur), 1902-1986
 
Description Sydney, University Co-operative Bookshop, 1966 
vii, 193 p. diagrs., tables. 24 cm. 
Summary

General introduction to study of linguistics; p.10; Note of taboo on names at childbirth and initiation amongst tribes of Australia; p.22; Languages of Australia a distinct family; p.27; Development of secret language exemplified by Yauan of the Kamilaroi; p.29; Incorporation of western elements into language (Nyangumada); Examples of various types of sounds from Australian languages; Semantics.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 181.

Subjects Linguistics.  |  Anindilyakwa / Enindhilyagwa / Warnindilyakwa people (N151) (NT SD53-12)  |  Language.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Language - Sociolinguistics - Secret and special languages.  |  Family.  |  Gunwinggu / Gunwinygu / Kunwinjku language (N65) (NT SD53-02)  |  Ngangiwumirri / Ngangumiri language (N17) (NT SD52-12)  |  Language - Semantics.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi language (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Arrernte / Aranda language (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Ngangiwumirri / Ngangumiri people (N17) (NT SD52-12)  |  Gunwinggu / Gunwinygu / Kunwinjku people (N65) (NT SD53-02)  |  Anindilyakwa / Enindhilyagwa / Warnindilyakwa language (N151) (NT SD53-12)  |  Worrorra language (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  Worrorra people (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Rembarrnga people (N73) (NT SD53-06)  |  Nyangumarta / Nyangumarda people (A61) (WA SF51-10)  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules.  |  Nyangumarta / Nyangumarda language (A61) (WA SF51-10)  |  Rembarrnga language (N73) (NT SD53-06)  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Northern Territory - North NT.  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)
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