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A learner's guide to the Na-Kara language, by Bronwyn Eather with Jimmy Kalamirnda and the Yurrbukka Community

Label
A learner's guide to the Na-Kara language
Title
A learner's guide to the Na-Kara language
Statement of responsibility
by Bronwyn Eather with Jimmy Kalamirnda and the Yurrbukka Community
Title variation
  • Ngurrbaka Na-Kara "Let's speak Na-Kara"
  • Na-Kara learner's guide
Title variation remainder
a learner's guide to the Na-Kara language
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • aus
  • eng
Cataloging source
ANL
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Eather, Bronwyn
Dewey number
499.15
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Kalamirnda, Jimmy
  • Yurrbukka Community
  • Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation
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  • Nakara language
  • Nakara language
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
A learner's guide to the Na-Kara language, by Bronwyn Eather with Jimmy Kalamirnda and the Yurrbukka Community
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Contents
Na-kara language and Na-kara people: language : a precious human resource; Language; the person and the body -- The sounds of Na-Kara : vowel sounds in na-Kara; Consonant sounds in Na-kara; short consonants and long consonants -- Pronouns: learning how to talk about people: indirect pronoun forms; masculine and feminine - nakaddjara and na-wara; full pronouns and short pronoun forms -- How to talk about actions, events and happenings : the tense system in Na-Kara : when did the action take place?; transitive and intransitive verbs: who is doing what (and who are they doing it to?): labels for transitive and intransitive prefixes; Intransitive verb prefixes: intransitive prefixes in pre-contemporary and contemporary time; intransitive prefixes in future time; Aspects of reality and time : how to talk about something that hasn't happened yet, or didn't happen at all: negative constructions: unrealized-1 prefixes (intransitive) : it didn't happen: when someone didn't do something; negative constructions: unrealized-2 prefixes (intransitive) : don't and won't: when someone is not doing or will not fo something; Transitive verb prefixes; Indirect pronoun as actor; Transitive prefixes for future verbs (unrealized-1); transitive prefixes for other negative verbs (unrealized-2) : when someone does not or will not do it for someone else -- relexive and reciprocal verbs : doing actions to self or to one another -- Imperative verbs: getting someone to do something (for you) -- Hortative verbs: getting someone to do something with you -- Negative imperatives and hortatives: Don't do it! and Let's not do it! -- Adverbs : how is the action done? -- Complex and extended action -- Nouns and adjectives : gender; nominal prefixes; Other pronominal prefixes; nominal endings -- Counting in Na-Kara -- Possession: how to talk about having things : possession of body parts -- Aspects of space and location: how to place things in the world: this and that, here and there: location and position; distance and direction -- Time words: parts of the day; times of the day; time relators; other measures of time; seasons -- Questions and information gathering: yes-no questions; information questions -- Particles: linking words; mood words -- Greetings and general expressions -- Na-kara skin groups -- Burrarra skin groups -- Ndjebbana skin groups -- Verbal prefix lists -- Na-Kara na-waka (Na-Kara stories)
Control code
000027652913
Extent
viii, 289 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9780975101247
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)224482726
Label
A learner's guide to the Na-Kara language, by Bronwyn Eather with Jimmy Kalamirnda and the Yurrbukka Community
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Contents
Na-kara language and Na-kara people: language : a precious human resource; Language; the person and the body -- The sounds of Na-Kara : vowel sounds in na-Kara; Consonant sounds in Na-kara; short consonants and long consonants -- Pronouns: learning how to talk about people: indirect pronoun forms; masculine and feminine - nakaddjara and na-wara; full pronouns and short pronoun forms -- How to talk about actions, events and happenings : the tense system in Na-Kara : when did the action take place?; transitive and intransitive verbs: who is doing what (and who are they doing it to?): labels for transitive and intransitive prefixes; Intransitive verb prefixes: intransitive prefixes in pre-contemporary and contemporary time; intransitive prefixes in future time; Aspects of reality and time : how to talk about something that hasn't happened yet, or didn't happen at all: negative constructions: unrealized-1 prefixes (intransitive) : it didn't happen: when someone didn't do something; negative constructions: unrealized-2 prefixes (intransitive) : don't and won't: when someone is not doing or will not fo something; Transitive verb prefixes; Indirect pronoun as actor; Transitive prefixes for future verbs (unrealized-1); transitive prefixes for other negative verbs (unrealized-2) : when someone does not or will not do it for someone else -- relexive and reciprocal verbs : doing actions to self or to one another -- Imperative verbs: getting someone to do something (for you) -- Hortative verbs: getting someone to do something with you -- Negative imperatives and hortatives: Don't do it! and Let's not do it! -- Adverbs : how is the action done? -- Complex and extended action -- Nouns and adjectives : gender; nominal prefixes; Other pronominal prefixes; nominal endings -- Counting in Na-Kara -- Possession: how to talk about having things : possession of body parts -- Aspects of space and location: how to place things in the world: this and that, here and there: location and position; distance and direction -- Time words: parts of the day; times of the day; time relators; other measures of time; seasons -- Questions and information gathering: yes-no questions; information questions -- Particles: linking words; mood words -- Greetings and general expressions -- Na-kara skin groups -- Burrarra skin groups -- Ndjebbana skin groups -- Verbal prefix lists -- Na-Kara na-waka (Na-Kara stories)
Control code
000027652913
Extent
viii, 289 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9780975101247
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)224482726

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