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A grammar of Wangkajunga : a language of the Great Sandy Desert of north Western Australia, Barbara Jones

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A grammar of Wangkajunga : a language of the Great Sandy Desert of north Western Australia
Title
A grammar of Wangkajunga
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a language of the Great Sandy Desert of north Western Australia
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Barbara Jones
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eng
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1947-
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Jones, Barbara Josephine
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499.155
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non fiction
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Australian National University
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Pacific linguistics
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636
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  • Australian languages
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Kimberley (W.A.)
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A grammar of Wangkajunga : a language of the Great Sandy Desert of north Western Australia, Barbara Jones
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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The language and its speakers: the traditional lives of the Wangkajunja people: the Canning Stock Route, the move to the cattle stations, the government settlement at Moola Bulla --The Wangkajunga social system -- The Wangkajunga language: linguistic type; the content of this grammar; the meaning of the language name -- Linguistic grouping in the Western Desert in northern Western Australia: lexical comparison of Wangkajunga, other Western Desert languages and Walmajarri; Warnman; Language1 and language2 terms; Traditional linguistic grouping in the Western Desert in Western Australia: language1 names in the Western Desert; Modern linguistic grouping in the Western Desert of Western Australia; Speakers' use of the name "Wangkajunga"; Numbers of speakers and current locations; Previous work on the language : Wangkajunga; Work on other northwestern languages of the Western Desert language: Yulparija; Manyjilyjarra and Kartujarra; Kukatja; Research on and literacy materials for other languages of the Western Desert: Pintupi; Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara and Gugada -- Fieldwork methodology: consultants, elicitation, field trips, recording texts, financial support -- Phonology : The Wangkajunga phoneme inventory: Wangkajunga consonants; Wangkajunga vowels; Phonotactics: Word initial consonants; Root final consonants; Consonant clusters; Consonant final restrictions; The minimal word in Wangkajunga; Morphophonemics; Stress; Intonation : conversation intonation; Intonations used in texts; Comparative phonology of neighbouring Ngumbic languages and languages of the Western Desert -- Word classes: nominals; Verbs; Minor parts of speech; Other minor parts of speech-particles; Other minor parts of speech - exclamations; Other minor parts of speech - ideophones -- Nominal morphology : Generic nominals, nominal reduplication and compound nominals; Derivational affixes: associated time and space; Comparison of properties; Number and groups; Suffixes added to human entities; Suffixes added to kin terms -- Case inflections -- The grammatical cases : the ergative case; The absolutive case; The dative case; The semantic cases; Derivational case; Temporal and spatial nominals; Comparing nominal morphology -- Pronouns and demonstratives : personal pronouns -- Demonstratives -- Interrogative pronouns; Indefinite pronouns; Whatsaname; Comparison of deictic forms -- Agreement and cross-referencing: the use of case-markers to mark an argument and an attribute; The use of case agreement to mark items in a list; The use of case agreement to mark time; The use of case to mark a relationship between an argument and a clause; Double case marking; Agreement by cross-referencing bound pronominal clitics -- Verb derivational morphology : transitivity; Compounding; Reduplication; Derivational suffixes - verbs with more than one argument; Derivational suffixes - verbs with single arguments; Directional affixes; Post-inflectional suffixes; Comparisons of numbers of simple verbs and of verb roots in the north Western Desert -- Verb inflectional morphology; Congugation classes; The inflections; Inflectional suffixes and their meanings; Inflections that follow irrealis; Negating an event; Comparison of verbal inflections -- Serial verb constructions: Complex predicates in Wangkajunga; Types of serial verbs; Compound or serial - the verb jurntala?; Same tense serial verbs in Wangkajunga; The position of the pronominal clitic in SVCs; Serial verb constructions with different aspect markers; SVCs with serial markers; Serial verb constructions in the Western Desert and four northern non-Western Desert neighbours -- Syntax : Nominal constituents; Nominal constituents consisting of a head nominal and its modifier; Nonhead modifying nominal constituents; Nominal headed clauses; Copula verbs; Verb headed clauses; Grammatical relations; Modifiers of main clauses; Adding extra spatial information about the event; Adding more information about how the
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000049556677
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 364 pages
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9780858836488
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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maps
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(OCoLC)796935273
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A grammar of Wangkajunga : a language of the Great Sandy Desert of north Western Australia, Barbara Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The language and its speakers: the traditional lives of the Wangkajunja people: the Canning Stock Route, the move to the cattle stations, the government settlement at Moola Bulla --The Wangkajunga social system -- The Wangkajunga language: linguistic type; the content of this grammar; the meaning of the language name -- Linguistic grouping in the Western Desert in northern Western Australia: lexical comparison of Wangkajunga, other Western Desert languages and Walmajarri; Warnman; Language1 and language2 terms; Traditional linguistic grouping in the Western Desert in Western Australia: language1 names in the Western Desert; Modern linguistic grouping in the Western Desert of Western Australia; Speakers' use of the name "Wangkajunga"; Numbers of speakers and current locations; Previous work on the language : Wangkajunga; Work on other northwestern languages of the Western Desert language: Yulparija; Manyjilyjarra and Kartujarra; Kukatja; Research on and literacy materials for other languages of the Western Desert: Pintupi; Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara and Gugada -- Fieldwork methodology: consultants, elicitation, field trips, recording texts, financial support -- Phonology : The Wangkajunga phoneme inventory: Wangkajunga consonants; Wangkajunga vowels; Phonotactics: Word initial consonants; Root final consonants; Consonant clusters; Consonant final restrictions; The minimal word in Wangkajunga; Morphophonemics; Stress; Intonation : conversation intonation; Intonations used in texts; Comparative phonology of neighbouring Ngumbic languages and languages of the Western Desert -- Word classes: nominals; Verbs; Minor parts of speech; Other minor parts of speech-particles; Other minor parts of speech - exclamations; Other minor parts of speech - ideophones -- Nominal morphology : Generic nominals, nominal reduplication and compound nominals; Derivational affixes: associated time and space; Comparison of properties; Number and groups; Suffixes added to human entities; Suffixes added to kin terms -- Case inflections -- The grammatical cases : the ergative case; The absolutive case; The dative case; The semantic cases; Derivational case; Temporal and spatial nominals; Comparing nominal morphology -- Pronouns and demonstratives : personal pronouns -- Demonstratives -- Interrogative pronouns; Indefinite pronouns; Whatsaname; Comparison of deictic forms -- Agreement and cross-referencing: the use of case-markers to mark an argument and an attribute; The use of case agreement to mark items in a list; The use of case agreement to mark time; The use of case to mark a relationship between an argument and a clause; Double case marking; Agreement by cross-referencing bound pronominal clitics -- Verb derivational morphology : transitivity; Compounding; Reduplication; Derivational suffixes - verbs with more than one argument; Derivational suffixes - verbs with single arguments; Directional affixes; Post-inflectional suffixes; Comparisons of numbers of simple verbs and of verb roots in the north Western Desert -- Verb inflectional morphology; Congugation classes; The inflections; Inflectional suffixes and their meanings; Inflections that follow irrealis; Negating an event; Comparison of verbal inflections -- Serial verb constructions: Complex predicates in Wangkajunga; Types of serial verbs; Compound or serial - the verb jurntala?; Same tense serial verbs in Wangkajunga; The position of the pronominal clitic in SVCs; Serial verb constructions with different aspect markers; SVCs with serial markers; Serial verb constructions in the Western Desert and four northern non-Western Desert neighbours -- Syntax : Nominal constituents; Nominal constituents consisting of a head nominal and its modifier; Nonhead modifying nominal constituents; Nominal headed clauses; Copula verbs; Verb headed clauses; Grammatical relations; Modifiers of main clauses; Adding extra spatial information about the event; Adding more information about how the
Control code
000049556677
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780858836488
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)796935273

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