Australian Languages is the magnum opus of Hermann Nekes and Ernest A. Worms, two missionary linguists who undertook pioneering investigations of a number of languages spoken in Dampier Land and the Kimberley (far north west of Australia) and to a lesser extent further afield, in Queensland and New South Wales during the 1930s and 1940s. William B. McGregor has revised, annotated and updated the original text of Australian Languages. Presenting a wealth of information on many now extinct or moribund languages, the book and its accompanying CD-ROMare of enormous value to descendants of speakers as well as to linguists, including Australianists, descriptive linguists, typologists, and historians of linguistics.
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Remarks on Nekes and Worms linguistics
Dictionary English native languages
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Aboriginal languages absolute pronoun adjectives adverbs ara golor Arrernte Australian languages authors Bardi boomerang Bunuba Capell conjugation cont coolamon Dampier Land languages djan djen djer Dyirbal eler erjer etjer examples Gamilaraay gloss golor gora gotjor grammar guages gudjara he-said illustrated in-djon inflected intransitive irrealis Jabirr Jabirrjabirr and Nyulnyul Jaru Karajarri Kimberley Kukatja languages Lg Present Lg Present Past linguistic ma-djon malo Mangala McGregor meaning Miriwoong molal morpheme nasal Nekes and Worms Ngiyampaa Nimanburru Nimanburru and Nyulnyul Nm,N Nyikina and Yawuru Nyul Nyulnyulan languages otjgor Pama-Nyungan languages Paradigm Past Future Negative past tense phonetic prefixing languages Present Past Future pronominal prefixes Queensland rjale rjan rjang rjarj second person semantic stem suffixing languages syllable Table term third person singular thou tjai tjal tjale tjan tjange transitive verb verbs with initial vowel Walmajarri wara Warrwa word yagar yalar yanar yatjar Yidiny yorjgor