The Resource The Aboriginal language of Sydney : a partial reconstruction of the Indigenous language of Sydney based on the note books of William Dawes of 1790-91, informed by other records of the Sydney and surrounding languages to c.1905, Jeremy Macdonald Steele

The Aboriginal language of Sydney : a partial reconstruction of the Indigenous language of Sydney based on the note books of William Dawes of 1790-91, informed by other records of the Sydney and surrounding languages to c.1905, Jeremy Macdonald Steele

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The Aboriginal language of Sydney : a partial reconstruction of the Indigenous language of Sydney based on the note books of William Dawes of 1790-91, informed by other records of the Sydney and surrounding languages to c.1905
Title
The Aboriginal language of Sydney
Title remainder
a partial reconstruction of the Indigenous language of Sydney based on the note books of William Dawes of 1790-91, informed by other records of the Sydney and surrounding languages to c.1905
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Macdonald Steele
Title variation
Bayala databases
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Language
eng
Summary
Descriptive analysis of the language of the Sydney region based on the notebooks of William Dawes; language (Biyal-Biyal), clan names and boundaries in the Sydney area - historical sources; neighbouring languages; biographical and historical context of Dawes, Tench; informants list; early vocabulary collectors; literature review - modern linguistic approaches; description of the Dawes notebooks and their reliability and interpretation; formation of a research database; comparative tabulation of pronouns, verb and noun suffixes for Awabakal, Karee, Darkinyung, Biyal Biyal, Dharug, Dharawal, Gundungurra; Dawes? transcription methods; phonology - vowel and consonant structures, phonotactics; pronouns - morphology; verbs - structure, tense and aspect, suffixes, prefixes, imperative; nouns - case inflections and functions, suffixes; other word classes - adjectives, demonstratives, adverbs, interjections, conjunctions, prepositions; Appendix 1: table of language collectors in the Sydney region; Appendix 2; Dawes? informants; Appendix 3: tabulation of Dawes? data
Cataloging source
NSL
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Steele, Jeremy
Dewey number
499.15
Dissertation note
Thesis (MA)--Macquarie University (Division of Society, Culture, Media & Philosophy, Warawara - Department of Indigenous Studies), 2005.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
LC call number
PL7091.N4
LC item number
S
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Macquarie University
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  • Dawes, William
  • Dharug language
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Dharug language
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The Aboriginal language of Sydney : a partial reconstruction of the Indigenous language of Sydney based on the note books of William Dawes of 1790-91, informed by other records of the Sydney and surrounding languages to c.1905, Jeremy Macdonald Steele
Link
http://minerva.mq.edu.au:8080/vital/access/manager/Repository/mq:231
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Thesis (Master of Arts (Research) - Macquarie University, Sydney, 2005
  • "Thesis submitted: December 2005"
  • CD title: Bayala Databases: AllSyd, South, North, Coastal, Kamilaroi, Wiradhuri, Inland
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM.
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 327-333
Contents
Introduction -- Sources and literature -- The notebooks -- Manuscripts and databases -- Neighbouring languages -- Phonology -- Pronouns -- Verbs -- Nouns -- Other word classes -- Retrospect and prospect
Control code
000041567297
Dimensions
cm. +
Extent
xxi, 333 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan. Not for Interlibrary loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Jeremy Steele;
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) facsims, maps, ports.
Stock number
MAR07/042
System details
Databases constructed using Filemaker Pro for Macintosh
Label
The Aboriginal language of Sydney : a partial reconstruction of the Indigenous language of Sydney based on the note books of William Dawes of 1790-91, informed by other records of the Sydney and surrounding languages to c.1905, Jeremy Macdonald Steele
Link
http://minerva.mq.edu.au:8080/vital/access/manager/Repository/mq:231
Publication
Note
  • Thesis (Master of Arts (Research) - Macquarie University, Sydney, 2005
  • "Thesis submitted: December 2005"
  • CD title: Bayala Databases: AllSyd, South, North, Coastal, Kamilaroi, Wiradhuri, Inland
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM.
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 327-333
Contents
Introduction -- Sources and literature -- The notebooks -- Manuscripts and databases -- Neighbouring languages -- Phonology -- Pronouns -- Verbs -- Nouns -- Other word classes -- Retrospect and prospect
Control code
000041567297
Dimensions
cm. +
Extent
xxi, 333 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan. Not for Interlibrary loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Jeremy Steele;
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) facsims, maps, ports.
Stock number
MAR07/042
System details
Databases constructed using Filemaker Pro for Macintosh

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