Australian Aboriginal Languages: A General Introduction

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University of Queensland Press, 1991 - Foreign Language Study - 138 pages
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Second and revised edition of a survey of Aboriginal languages and their relation to tribal life. Before European settlement there were over 200 different languages, but more than half of these are now extinct. Includes a section on Aboriginal words in Australian English. First published in 1981.

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Chapter Three Aboriginal Grammar
Chapter Five Language and social life
Chapter Seven Pidgin English and Aboriginal

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