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The Resource Worrorran revisited : the case for genetic relations among languages of the Northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, William B. McGregor and Alan Rumsey

Worrorran revisited : the case for genetic relations among languages of the Northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, William B. McGregor and Alan Rumsey

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Worrorran revisited : the case for genetic relations among languages of the Northern Kimberley region of Western Australia
Title
Worrorran revisited
Title remainder
the case for genetic relations among languages of the Northern Kimberley region of Western Australia
Statement of responsibility
William B. McGregor and Alan Rumsey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
ANL
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McGregor, William
Dewey number
499.15
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Rumsey, Alan
  • Australian National University
Series statement
Pacific linguistics
Series volume
600
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  • Australian languages
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Wororan languages
  • Kimberley (W.A.)
Label
Worrorran revisited : the case for genetic relations among languages of the Northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, William B. McGregor and Alan Rumsey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 115-120
Contents
Introduction: the language and dialect situation; Sources of data; Previous classifications; Aims and methodology -- A statistical investigation of the lexicons of some Worroran and nearby languages -- Lexical correspondences -- Phonology: modern Wororran phonologies; Lamino-dental correspondences; Morphophonemic processes involving lamino-dentals; Summary: proto-Wororran phonology -- Nominal morphology: Nominal prefixation and body part possession: forms of the pronominal prefixes; body part lexemes in Wororran languages; body part lexemes in neighbouring non-Wororran languages; Postpostions and enclitics; Noun classes -- Personal pronouns -- Verbs: compound verbs; some observations on inflecting verbs; Subgrouping of the Wororran languages: Appendices: 1: Attested words with lamino-dental consonants in some Wororran languages and corresponding words in other Wororran languages -- 2: Wororran words with lamino-dental corresponding forms in other languages -- 3: Widest-attested Wororran lamino-dental correspondences and posited protoforms --4: Basic vocabulary from eight Worroran languages -- 5: Body part terms in the basic wordlists for eight Worroran languages with posited protoforms -- 6: Basic body part words from neighbouring non-Wororran languages
Control code
000043933897
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 120 p.
Isbn
9780858835993
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Worrorran revisited : the case for genetic relations among languages of the Northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, William B. McGregor and Alan Rumsey
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 115-120
Contents
Introduction: the language and dialect situation; Sources of data; Previous classifications; Aims and methodology -- A statistical investigation of the lexicons of some Worroran and nearby languages -- Lexical correspondences -- Phonology: modern Wororran phonologies; Lamino-dental correspondences; Morphophonemic processes involving lamino-dentals; Summary: proto-Wororran phonology -- Nominal morphology: Nominal prefixation and body part possession: forms of the pronominal prefixes; body part lexemes in Wororran languages; body part lexemes in neighbouring non-Wororran languages; Postpostions and enclitics; Noun classes -- Personal pronouns -- Verbs: compound verbs; some observations on inflecting verbs; Subgrouping of the Wororran languages: Appendices: 1: Attested words with lamino-dental consonants in some Wororran languages and corresponding words in other Wororran languages -- 2: Wororran words with lamino-dental corresponding forms in other languages -- 3: Widest-attested Wororran lamino-dental correspondences and posited protoforms --4: Basic vocabulary from eight Worroran languages -- 5: Body part terms in the basic wordlists for eight Worroran languages with posited protoforms -- 6: Basic body part words from neighbouring non-Wororran languages
Control code
000043933897
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 120 p.
Isbn
9780858835993
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps

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