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Macquarie Aboriginal Words: A Dictionary of Words from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages

Nick Thieberger, William McGregor (eds.)
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Reference on Aboriginal language and culture with extensive word lists of 17 original Australian languages including Bundjalung, Ngiyampaa, Gooniyandi, Murrinh-Patha and Torres Strait Creole. Section on language centres and notes on contributors. Includes an Aboriginal language index and English index. xxxv, 724 p. : maps ; 20 cm. #210622XR

Australian languages — Glossaries, vocabularies, etc. | Papuan languages — Glossaries, vocabularies, etc. | Bundjalung / Banjalang people (E12) (NSW SH56-02) | Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02) | Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07) | Paakantyi / Paakantji / Barkindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-03) | Ngiyampaa / Ngemba people (D22) (NSW SH55-10) | Meriam people (Y3) (Qld TSI SC55-05) | Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah people (W41) (WA SI50) | Language – Sociolinguistics – Secret and special languages. | Meriam Mir / Miriam Mer language (Y3) (Qld TSI SC55-05) | Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba people (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16) | Wik Mungkan language (Y57, Y143) (Qld SD54-07) | Language – Vocabulary – Word lists. | Gooniyandi / Gunian language (K6) (WA SE 52-09) | Arrernte / Aranda language (C8) (NT SG53-02) | Wiradjuri language (D10) (NSW SI55-07) | Yindjibarndi language (W37) (WA SF50-07) | Gooniyandi / Gunian people (K6) (WA SE52-09) | Paakantyi / Paakantji / Barkindji language (D12) (NSW SI54-03) | Language. | Social organisation – Kinship – Marriage. | Wik Mungkan people (Y57) (Qld SD54-07) | Datiwuy language (N116.F) (NT SD53-03) | Language – Kriol – Pidgins and creoles – Torres Strait Creole. | Yindjibarndi people (W37) (WA SF50-07) | Bundjalung / Banjalang language (E12) (NSW SH56-02) | Language – Linguistics – Phonology – Pronunciation. | Kaurna people (L3) (SA SI54-09) | Language – Vocabulary – Human classification. | Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba language (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16) | Ngiyambaa / Ngemba language (D22) (NSW SH55-10) | Language – Linguistics – Grammar and syntax. | Datiwuy people (N116.F) (NT SD53-03) | Kaurna language (L3) (SA SI54-09) | Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah languages (W41) (WA SI50) | Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05) | Sydney (NSW SI56-05)

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AuthorNick Thieberger, William McGregor (eds.)
Number of pagesxxxv, 724 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
PublisherMacquarie Library, Macquarie University
Year Published1994
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