The Resource Linguistic change in Australia

Linguistic change in Australia

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Linguistic change in Australia
Title
Linguistic change in Australia
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Summary
Revised to January 1964; brief outline on linguistic situation at contract; review of early attempts to record and understand languages (Threlkeld, Hale, Ridley) assimilation seen as agent in breakdown of languages, flexibility of languages, use of loan words (examples from Dampier Land and Aranda), use of extended meanings; (Ngarinyin, Nyangumada, Yauor, Garadjeri and Aranda examples), Malay loan words from existing elements (Nyangumada examples); future of Australian languages, breakdown of tribal life influence on young speakers, simplification of language, effect of education, growing unity among Aborigines, lack of literature and literacy; maps shows linguistic situation in 1964
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1902-1986
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Capell, A.
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Linguistic change in Australia
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M0040439
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0046532
Label
Linguistic change in Australia
Publication
Control code
M0040439
System control number
0046532

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