The Resource Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume III, Linguistics, Sidney H. Ray and A.C. Haddon

Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume III, Linguistics, Sidney H. Ray and A.C. Haddon

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Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume III, Linguistics
Title
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits
Title number
Volume III
Title part
Linguistics
Statement of responsibility
Sidney H. Ray and A.C. Haddon
Title variation
Expedition to Torres Straits
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Language
eng
Summary
Explores the grammar, parts of speech and lists the words of the languages of the Eastern and Western Islanders of the Torres Straits; Miriam Islanders; investigates the gesture languages of the Torres Straits; Maubiag-English vocabulary; native literature of the East and West Torres Straits; Otati vocabulary, North Queensland; British New Guinea west of the Fly River: Bugi; Dungerwab; Dabu; Kunini; Papuan languages of the South East Coast, Louisiade Archipelago: Domara; Mailu; Yela; Melanesian languages: comparative grammar; parts of speech; linguistic position of the languages of Torres Straits Australia and British New Guinea; theories of origin and grammatic comparison
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AIAS
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume III, Linguistics, Sidney H. Ray and A.C. Haddon
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Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I -- The languages of Torres Straits -- Introduction -- A grammar of the language spoken by the Western Islanders of Torres Straits -- A grammar of the Miriam language spoken by the Eastern Islanders of Torres Straits -- A vocabulary of the language of Mabuiag -- A vocabulary of the Miriam language spoken by the Eastern Islanders of Torres Straits -- A list of introduced and adapted words -- An English index to the Mabuiag and Miriam vocabularies -- The literature of the Western Islanders of Torres Straits -- The literature of the Eastern Islanders of Torres Straits -- The jargon english of the Torres Straits -- The gesture language of the Western Islanders / C.G. Seligmann and A. Wilkin -- The gesture language of the Eastern Islanders / A.C. Haddon -- Fire signals in Torres Strait / C.G. Seligmann -- Part II -- The Languages of the Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland -- Introduction -- Structure of the languages -- The Yaraikăna language of Cape York -- Vocabulary of the Otati language spoken at Cape Grenville / C.G. Seligmann and G. Pimm -- A short comparative vocabulary of the languages of Cape York Peninsula -- Part III -- The languages of British New Guinea -- Introduction -- Classification -- Geographical distribution of the Papuan and Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Papuan languages west of the Fly River -- A grammar of the Kiwai language with notes on the Mawata dialect -- The languages of the Papuan Gulf -- Grammar notes on the Namau language spoken in the Purari Delta -- A grammar of the Toaripi spoken at the Eastern end of the Gulf of Papua -- Papuan languages of Central British New Guinea -- A grammar of the Koita language spoken in the Central District, British New Guinea -- Papuan languages of the North Eastern Coast -- Grammar notes on the Binandele language spoken in the North East Coast of British New Guinea -- Papuan languages of the South Eastern Coast of and Louisiade Archipelago -- A comparative vocabulary of the languages of British New Guinea -- The Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Phonology of the Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- A comparative grammar of the Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Numeration and numerals in the Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Comparative vocabulary of the Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Part IV -- The linguistic position of the languages of Torres Straits, Australia and British New Guinea -- Introduction -- Linguistic position of the languages of Torres Straits -- Linguistic position of the Australian languages -- Linguistic position of the Papuan languages -- Linguistic position of the Melanesian languages of British New New Guinea -- General linguistic summary
Extent
viii, 527 pages, maps, tables;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume III, Linguistics, Sidney H. Ray and A.C. Haddon
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I -- The languages of Torres Straits -- Introduction -- A grammar of the language spoken by the Western Islanders of Torres Straits -- A grammar of the Miriam language spoken by the Eastern Islanders of Torres Straits -- A vocabulary of the language of Mabuiag -- A vocabulary of the Miriam language spoken by the Eastern Islanders of Torres Straits -- A list of introduced and adapted words -- An English index to the Mabuiag and Miriam vocabularies -- The literature of the Western Islanders of Torres Straits -- The literature of the Eastern Islanders of Torres Straits -- The jargon english of the Torres Straits -- The gesture language of the Western Islanders / C.G. Seligmann and A. Wilkin -- The gesture language of the Eastern Islanders / A.C. Haddon -- Fire signals in Torres Strait / C.G. Seligmann -- Part II -- The Languages of the Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland -- Introduction -- Structure of the languages -- The Yaraikăna language of Cape York -- Vocabulary of the Otati language spoken at Cape Grenville / C.G. Seligmann and G. Pimm -- A short comparative vocabulary of the languages of Cape York Peninsula -- Part III -- The languages of British New Guinea -- Introduction -- Classification -- Geographical distribution of the Papuan and Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Papuan languages west of the Fly River -- A grammar of the Kiwai language with notes on the Mawata dialect -- The languages of the Papuan Gulf -- Grammar notes on the Namau language spoken in the Purari Delta -- A grammar of the Toaripi spoken at the Eastern end of the Gulf of Papua -- Papuan languages of Central British New Guinea -- A grammar of the Koita language spoken in the Central District, British New Guinea -- Papuan languages of the North Eastern Coast -- Grammar notes on the Binandele language spoken in the North East Coast of British New Guinea -- Papuan languages of the South Eastern Coast of and Louisiade Archipelago -- A comparative vocabulary of the languages of British New Guinea -- The Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Phonology of the Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- A comparative grammar of the Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Numeration and numerals in the Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Comparative vocabulary of the Melanesian languages of British New Guinea -- Part IV -- The linguistic position of the languages of Torres Straits, Australia and British New Guinea -- Introduction -- Linguistic position of the languages of Torres Straits -- Linguistic position of the Australian languages -- Linguistic position of the Papuan languages -- Linguistic position of the Melanesian languages of British New New Guinea -- General linguistic summary
Extent
viii, 527 pages, maps, tables;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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