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A learners guide to eastern and central Arrernte, Jenny Green

Label
A learners guide to eastern and central Arrernte
Title
A learners guide to eastern and central Arrernte
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Green
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Pronunciation, noun and verb morphology, questions, pronouns and kinship with comparison with Anmatyerr, Alyawarr, Kaytetye and Warlpiri, simple and complex sentences, neologisms and loan words, word list in semantic domains, song and conversation
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Green, Jenny
Language note
In Arrernte and English
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eastern Arrernte language
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
A learners guide to eastern and central Arrernte, Jenny Green
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references: p. 97
  • Digitisation status: partially digitised
Contents
Introduction - some features of the language : Where is Arrente spoken? Dialects of Arrente -- Handsigns and polite ways of communicating -- Names -- Pronunciation and the Arrente spelling system -- Pronunciation -- The simple sentence : Terminology -- Starting a conservation -- This and that -- 'Be' and verbless sentences -- Putting a group of words together - word order -- Verbs: the heart of the sentence -- Other verb endings -- Transitive and intransitive verbs -- Reciprocal and reflexive verbs -- Other verb matters -- Nouns and endings -- How to ask questions in Arrernte -- Pronouns and kinship : Pronouns -- Kinship -- More complicated sentences : Ways of saying 'and' joining words -- Sentences with more than one verb -- Making new words, borrowing words and other matters : Word building -- Loan words -- Doubling words up -- Making nominals out of verbs -- More than one -- making comparisons -- Locations and direction -- Verbs and motion -- How an action is done in what manner? -- A song and some simple conservation
Control code
M0015230
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Updated and rev. ed.
Extent
vi, 97 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Isbn
9780949659804
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
11087b
System control number
0013089
Label
A learners guide to eastern and central Arrernte, Jenny Green
Publication
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references: p. 97
  • Digitisation status: partially digitised
Contents
Introduction - some features of the language : Where is Arrente spoken? Dialects of Arrente -- Handsigns and polite ways of communicating -- Names -- Pronunciation and the Arrente spelling system -- Pronunciation -- The simple sentence : Terminology -- Starting a conservation -- This and that -- 'Be' and verbless sentences -- Putting a group of words together - word order -- Verbs: the heart of the sentence -- Other verb endings -- Transitive and intransitive verbs -- Reciprocal and reflexive verbs -- Other verb matters -- Nouns and endings -- How to ask questions in Arrernte -- Pronouns and kinship : Pronouns -- Kinship -- More complicated sentences : Ways of saying 'and' joining words -- Sentences with more than one verb -- Making new words, borrowing words and other matters : Word building -- Loan words -- Doubling words up -- Making nominals out of verbs -- More than one -- making comparisons -- Locations and direction -- Verbs and motion -- How an action is done in what manner? -- A song and some simple conservation
Control code
M0015230
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Updated and rev. ed.
Extent
vi, 97 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Isbn
9780949659804
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
11087b
System control number
0013089

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