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The Resource A grammar sketch of Yolngu sign language, Marie Carla D. Adone and Elaine L. Maypilama

A grammar sketch of Yolngu sign language, Marie Carla D. Adone and Elaine L. Maypilama

Label
A grammar sketch of Yolngu sign language
Title
A grammar sketch of Yolngu sign language
Statement of responsibility
Marie Carla D. Adone and Elaine L. Maypilama
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Adone, Marie Carla D
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
LINCOM studies in Australian languages
Series volume
08
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  • Sign language
  • Yolngu (Australian people)
Label
A grammar sketch of Yolngu sign language, Marie Carla D. Adone and Elaine L. Maypilama
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : pages 125-133
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aboriginal sign languages of Australia : sign languages on the Australian continent; Early studies on Aboriginal sign languages; Sociolinguistic background: social organization; Aboriginal interaction; Yolngu sign language in Arnhem Land -- The sociolinguistics of Yolngu sign language : the Yolngu language group; Language from a Yolngu perspective; Users of Yolngu sign language; Multilingualism -- Phonology: internal structure of signs; Sign parameters: handshapes, location, movement, orientation, non-manuals: facial expressions, eye gaze; manual signs -- Morphology: the morpheme; Sign modification; Sign formation: reduplication, compounding, lexical extension; Plain and agreement verbs; Classifiers; Constructed action or role shifting -- Syntax: word classes: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, determiners, prepositions, pronouns; Constituent order; Simple sentences: verbless clauses, ellipses, negative sentences; Complex sentences: questions, coordinating and subordinating sentences, serial verb sentences -- Semantics: types of meaning; Semantic fields; Homonymy; Polysemy; Metonymy; Metaphors -- The lexicon: native and non-native signs; Numerals; Borrowing from spoken Aboriginal languages; Borrowing from English; Borrowing from other signing systems; Borrowing from Macassan
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 133 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9783862885480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
A grammar sketch of Yolngu sign language, Marie Carla D. Adone and Elaine L. Maypilama
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : pages 125-133
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aboriginal sign languages of Australia : sign languages on the Australian continent; Early studies on Aboriginal sign languages; Sociolinguistic background: social organization; Aboriginal interaction; Yolngu sign language in Arnhem Land -- The sociolinguistics of Yolngu sign language : the Yolngu language group; Language from a Yolngu perspective; Users of Yolngu sign language; Multilingualism -- Phonology: internal structure of signs; Sign parameters: handshapes, location, movement, orientation, non-manuals: facial expressions, eye gaze; manual signs -- Morphology: the morpheme; Sign modification; Sign formation: reduplication, compounding, lexical extension; Plain and agreement verbs; Classifiers; Constructed action or role shifting -- Syntax: word classes: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, determiners, prepositions, pronouns; Constituent order; Simple sentences: verbless clauses, ellipses, negative sentences; Complex sentences: questions, coordinating and subordinating sentences, serial verb sentences -- Semantics: types of meaning; Semantic fields; Homonymy; Polysemy; Metonymy; Metaphors -- The lexicon: native and non-native signs; Numerals; Borrowing from spoken Aboriginal languages; Borrowing from English; Borrowing from other signing systems; Borrowing from Macassan
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 133 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9783862885480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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