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The Resource Australian languages, by Herman Nekes, Ernest A. Worms ; edited by William B. McGregor

Australian languages, by Herman Nekes, Ernest A. Worms ; edited by William B. McGregor

Label
Australian languages
Title
Australian languages
Statement of responsibility
by Herman Nekes, Ernest A. Worms ; edited by William B. McGregor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
  • K8
  • K13
  • K3
  • K15
  • K9
  • A64
  • K12
  • eng
Summary
Republication of original 1953 microfilm edition; history of publication; biographical background of the authors; overview of their work - methodology, grammar, lexicon, semantics, temporal distinctions, language classification, etymologies and prehistory; value of the work - historical context, editorial approach and authors' bibliography; includes editor's introductions to each section; Comprehensive study of Australian languages learned by personal contact; Introduction; Preand suffixing languages (Njol Njol, Garadjari); classifying prefixing languages; nonclassifying prefixing (Njol Njol, Djaber Djaber, Bad, Bemba, Bunaba, Djaoi, Iwanj, Djugun, Gidja, Nimanbor, Njigina, Ungarinjin, Yaoro); suffixing languages in Kimberly (Bidongo, Djaro, Garadjari, Gogada, Mangala, Mireau or Mireo, Walmadjari); Suffixing tribes in N.S.W. & Qld. (Badjiri, Bagandji, Kamilaroi, Kumbangar, Maljangaba, Murawari, Niemba, Widjela, Yualai); tribes of N. Qld. - Cape York (Djirbal, Idin, Gulngai, Mamu, Nadja, Wunjur, Munggano, Wikmunkan); gives locations of these tribes; Alphabetical list of tribes mentioned with approx. locations; Kimberley Region - grammar, phonetics, place names, abstract nouns, generic terms, wet & dry seasons; nouns of analogy, nounendings, declension; Native names of missions & stock farms, names of mythological places; Pronouns, verbs; Exclamations; Dictionary - English to native languages; Native languages - English dictionary, a comparative & paradigmatic syntax (A - ma); Dictionary continued (ma-meren - yuya); Comparative dictionary of the Australian pygmoids of north Queensland, Aboriginal texts & myths with free translation - Djaber Djaber, Njol Njol, Njigina, Bad, Djirbal, Yaoro; Songs - Njol Njol, Bad, Garadjeri, Yaoro; Vocabulary mainly Kimberley & Cape York, other languages taken from previous writers - Elkin, Capell, Ridley, Mathews and others
Cataloging source
DLC
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1875-1948
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Nekes, H.
Dewey number
499/.15
Index
index present
LC call number
PL7091.W5
LC item number
N45 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1891-1963
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  • Worms, Ernest A.
  • McGregor, William
Series statement
Trends in linguistics.
Series volume
no. 24
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  • Australian languages
  • Australian languages
  • Australian languages
  • Australian languages
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
Label
Australian languages, by Herman Nekes, Ernest A. Worms ; edited by William B. McGregor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in microfilm by Anthropos-Institut, 1953. See also MF 4 for microfilm version and MS 27 for photocopied version
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000040028686
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxix, 415 pages
Isbn
9783110175974
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005033696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration, maps, portraits
Label
Australian languages, by Herman Nekes, Ernest A. Worms ; edited by William B. McGregor
Publication
Note
Originally published in microfilm by Anthropos-Institut, 1953. See also MF 4 for microfilm version and MS 27 for photocopied version
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000040028686
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxix, 415 pages
Isbn
9783110175974
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005033696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration, maps, portraits

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