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The Resource A learner's guide to the Rembarrnga language, by Adam Saulwick for the North Central Arnhem Land learner's guide and dictionary project

A learner's guide to the Rembarrnga language, by Adam Saulwick for the North Central Arnhem Land learner's guide and dictionary project

Label
A learner's guide to the Rembarrnga language
Title
A learner's guide to the Rembarrnga language
Statement of responsibility
by Adam Saulwick for the North Central Arnhem Land learner's guide and dictionary project
Title variation
Rembarrnga learners guide
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • aus
  • eng
  • xre
Cataloging source
XNLS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Saulwick, Adam G.
Dewey number
499.15
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation
  • Maningrida Arts and Culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rembarrnga language
  • Rembarrnga language
Label
A learner's guide to the Rembarrnga language, by Adam Saulwick for the North Central Arnhem Land learner's guide and dictionary project
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Rembarrnga language and Rembarrnga people -- The alphabet and sounds of the language: the Rembarrnga alphabet; place and manner of articulation; pronunciation - sounding out the letters; the sound of the letters -- Spelling: spelling the sounds at the edges of words (and word-parts) -- Words and grammar: hyphenation: the structure of the verbal word -- Verbs: actions, events, happenings and states -- Making sentences -- Pronouns: person values; number values; intransitive pronominal prefixes; transitive subject and object pronominal prefixes; free pronouns and possessive pronominal suffixes; Emphatic pronouns -- Tense, aspect and mood suffixes: verb classes -- Adding participants to sentences: beneficiary "for someone" or "to someone"; comitative "with someone" or "with something"; causer "make it happen" -- Doing things to yourself, each other or together: reflexive "oneself"; reciprocal "each other"; collective "together" -- Incorporation (words inside verbs) -- Case marking: ergative -yih "action doer"; dative -gan "for" "because of"; instrumental -yih "with an instrument"; locative: -ja(m) or tjja(m) "at"; allative: -gah "to" or "towards"; ablative - wala "from" -- perlative: -woe "along", "around"; proprietive -yi(nda) "having something"; privative: -ttoe or -doe "without" -- Subsection names, "skin" names, malk-nawu: moiety groups, daworro; "right-way" marriage; subsection marriage, skin marriage, malk-nawu -- Kinship -- Situations and conversations: doing things: speaking in a language; Eating and drinking; Lying, sleeping and dreaming; Greetings: coming and going: where are you from?; Who are you?; What have you been doing?; Where are you going now?; What are you doing? a short question and answer conversation; Places: question and answer; Hunting and fishing: question and answer; Dancing and singing; Around camp; Staying somewhere; Ways of moving; Yes and no; not doing things; health and sickness; weather
Control code
000027734569
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 50 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9780975101216
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
A learner's guide to the Rembarrnga language, by Adam Saulwick for the North Central Arnhem Land learner's guide and dictionary project
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Rembarrnga language and Rembarrnga people -- The alphabet and sounds of the language: the Rembarrnga alphabet; place and manner of articulation; pronunciation - sounding out the letters; the sound of the letters -- Spelling: spelling the sounds at the edges of words (and word-parts) -- Words and grammar: hyphenation: the structure of the verbal word -- Verbs: actions, events, happenings and states -- Making sentences -- Pronouns: person values; number values; intransitive pronominal prefixes; transitive subject and object pronominal prefixes; free pronouns and possessive pronominal suffixes; Emphatic pronouns -- Tense, aspect and mood suffixes: verb classes -- Adding participants to sentences: beneficiary "for someone" or "to someone"; comitative "with someone" or "with something"; causer "make it happen" -- Doing things to yourself, each other or together: reflexive "oneself"; reciprocal "each other"; collective "together" -- Incorporation (words inside verbs) -- Case marking: ergative -yih "action doer"; dative -gan "for" "because of"; instrumental -yih "with an instrument"; locative: -ja(m) or tjja(m) "at"; allative: -gah "to" or "towards"; ablative - wala "from" -- perlative: -woe "along", "around"; proprietive -yi(nda) "having something"; privative: -ttoe or -doe "without" -- Subsection names, "skin" names, malk-nawu: moiety groups, daworro; "right-way" marriage; subsection marriage, skin marriage, malk-nawu -- Kinship -- Situations and conversations: doing things: speaking in a language; Eating and drinking; Lying, sleeping and dreaming; Greetings: coming and going: where are you from?; Who are you?; What have you been doing?; Where are you going now?; What are you doing? a short question and answer conversation; Places: question and answer; Hunting and fishing: question and answer; Dancing and singing; Around camp; Staying somewhere; Ways of moving; Yes and no; not doing things; health and sickness; weather
Control code
000027734569
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 50 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9780975101216
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps

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