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The Resource A grammar of Bardi, by Claire Louise Bowern

A grammar of Bardi, by Claire Louise Bowern

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A grammar of Bardi
Title
A grammar of Bardi
Statement of responsibility
by Claire Louise Bowern
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • k15
  • eng
Summary
Bardi is the northernmost member of the Nyulnyulan family, one of the 27 non-Pama-Nyungan Australian language families. Despite work on the languages for more than 100 years, to date there exists no full published reference grammar of a Nyulnyulan language
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Cataloging source
NJB
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1977-
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Bowern, Claire
Dewey number
499.15
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Mouton Grammar Library
Series volume
57
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bardi language
  • Bardi language
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Western Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
A grammar of Bardi, by Claire Louise Bowern
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Bardi ethnography: precontact population size; ecology of the Dampier Peninsula; seasons; Mankal; Ngaladany; Irralboo; Barrgan; Jalalay; Lalin; Tides; Flora and fauna; Food and medicine; Food sources and hunting practices; Cooking procedures; Material culture; Transport; Weapons; House-building; Clothing and personal ornamentation; Social organization; Moieties and sections; Moieties; Sections; Kinship; Relational terms; Address and reference terms; Dyadic and group terms; Bereavement terms; Other kinship trms; Kin-based taboos; Marriage systems; Class, equality, and occupational differences; Land and land tenure; Language and land; Ownership; Place names; Areas; Booroo (patrilineal estates); Locality names; Ceremonial and religious life; Mythology; Spirit beings; Songs and song language; Initiation grades; Funerals; Rock art; Personal names; Language use; Ancillary languages; Baby talk; Greetings, thanks and leave taking; View of surrounding languages; Recent history of the Dampier Peninsula; Bardi origin stories; Archaeology of the Western Kimberley; First contacts with Europeans; Pearlers and blackbirding; Mission period; One Arm Point Community; The current language program -- Phonetics and phonology -- Word classes, wordhood and the lexicon -- Nouns and nominal morphology -- Adjectives and other modifiers -- Pronouns and demonstratives -- Noun phrases and their syntax -- Verbal predicate structure -- Agreement morphology -- Tense, aspect, and mood marking -- Argumenthood, valency and transitivity -- Preverbs and complex predicates -- Adverbs and particles -- Intra-clausal syntax -- Clause combining -- Appendix A: Basic vocabulary list -- Appendix B: Prefix tables -- Appendix C: Light verbs -- Appendix D: Information on speakers and texts -- Appendix E : Texts
Control code
000057203172
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xlviii, 820 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9783110278156
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)830026466
Label
A grammar of Bardi, by Claire Louise Bowern
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Bardi ethnography: precontact population size; ecology of the Dampier Peninsula; seasons; Mankal; Ngaladany; Irralboo; Barrgan; Jalalay; Lalin; Tides; Flora and fauna; Food and medicine; Food sources and hunting practices; Cooking procedures; Material culture; Transport; Weapons; House-building; Clothing and personal ornamentation; Social organization; Moieties and sections; Moieties; Sections; Kinship; Relational terms; Address and reference terms; Dyadic and group terms; Bereavement terms; Other kinship trms; Kin-based taboos; Marriage systems; Class, equality, and occupational differences; Land and land tenure; Language and land; Ownership; Place names; Areas; Booroo (patrilineal estates); Locality names; Ceremonial and religious life; Mythology; Spirit beings; Songs and song language; Initiation grades; Funerals; Rock art; Personal names; Language use; Ancillary languages; Baby talk; Greetings, thanks and leave taking; View of surrounding languages; Recent history of the Dampier Peninsula; Bardi origin stories; Archaeology of the Western Kimberley; First contacts with Europeans; Pearlers and blackbirding; Mission period; One Arm Point Community; The current language program -- Phonetics and phonology -- Word classes, wordhood and the lexicon -- Nouns and nominal morphology -- Adjectives and other modifiers -- Pronouns and demonstratives -- Noun phrases and their syntax -- Verbal predicate structure -- Agreement morphology -- Tense, aspect, and mood marking -- Argumenthood, valency and transitivity -- Preverbs and complex predicates -- Adverbs and particles -- Intra-clausal syntax -- Clause combining -- Appendix A: Basic vocabulary list -- Appendix B: Prefix tables -- Appendix C: Light verbs -- Appendix D: Information on speakers and texts -- Appendix E : Texts
Control code
000057203172
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xlviii, 820 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9783110278156
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)830026466

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