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Author Lissarrague, Amanda, 1958- author

Title A grammar and dictionary of Gathang : the language of the Birrbay, Guringay and Warrimay / Amanda Lissarrague
Published Nambucca Heads, N.S.W. : Muurrbay Aboriginal Language & Culture Co-operative, [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  499.1503 Lis/Gad  AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 348 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Series New Items
Contents Part 1: The grammar. 1. Overview -- 2. The sounds of Gathang -- 3. Transitive and intransitive sentences -- 4. Nominal morphology -- 5. Verbal morphology -- 6. Clitics -- 7. Particles -- 8. Interjections -- 9. Phrase and sentence structures -- Part 2: The texts. Part 3: The dictionary
Summary The Gathang people of the New South Wales mid-north coast are reviving their language and culture and passing it on to their children. Gathang (or Kattang) is a general name for the language also known as Birrbay (Biripi), Guringay (Gringai) and Warrimay (Worimi), technically these are dialects of the same language
Analysis Dictionaries (New South Wales,Australia)
Indigenous Australian languages (New South Wales,Australia)
Notes "The book is a grammar and dictionary of Gathang, the language of the Birrbay, Guringay and Warrimay people of the central and mid-north coast of New South Wales"--Publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-343)
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Languages.
Birrbay (Australian tribe)
Kattang language -- Dictionaries -- English.
Kattang language -- Grammar -- Terminology.
Guringay (Australian tribe)
Kattang language -- Grammar.
Kattang language.
Pama-Nyungan language -- Grammar -- Terminology
Pama-Nyungan languages -- Dictionaries -- English.
Pama-Nyungan languages.
Warrimay (Australian tribe)
Worimi (Australian people) -- Languages.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Author Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative
ISBN 9780977535170 (hbk.)