Australian Aboriginal Languages: A General Introduction
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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Aboriginal English Aboriginal words Acacia Alyawarra Aranda Arandic languages Arnhem Land Australian Aboriginal languages Australian Pidgin Australian word boomerang borrowed breast chapter Collins common crow culture dialects Dyirbal eaglehawk English speakers English words Eucalyptus European example faeces fish Gippsland grammar Guugu-Yimidhirr initial Jalanga Kalkatungu Kamilaroi kangaroo kanggilangu Karanya kurdaitcha linguists mainland Mayawarli Melbourne moiety mosquito mother Mt Isa native ngadyi ngali Ngarinyin Ngarluma nineteenth century normally noun Nyungar occurs one's oneself phonetic Pintupi Pitjantjatjara Pitta-Pitta Port Jackson Port Jackson word possum prefixes pronounced pronunciation Queensland Ramson recorded refer root sentences similar snake sound South Australia South Wales South Wales word spelling spider stomach suffix Sydney area syllable taboo Tasmania Tasmanian Tasmanian languages term thigh Tiwi tongue tree tribe tunpuyangu urine verb Victorian word vocabulary vowel wallaby Walmatjari Warungu Wemba-Wemba Western Australia western Queensland western Victoria Wiradjuri Wiradjuri word woman word comes
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