Australian Aboriginal words in English: their origin and meaning

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Oxford University Press, Nov 30, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 261 pages
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Australian Aboriginal Words in English records the Aboriginal contribution to Australian English and provides the fullest available information about their Aboriginal background and their Australian English history.

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Contents

Some important languages
19
The words that were borrowed
49
The words in English
211
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About the author (2006)

R. M. W. Dixon is Director and Associate Director of the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University.