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Author Blake, Barry J.

Title Australian aboriginal languages : a general introduction / Barry J. Blake
Edition 2nd ed
Published St Lucia, Qld., Australia : University of Queensland Press, 1991


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  499.15 Bla  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 138 p. : 1 map ; 21 cm
Series UQP paperbacks
UQP paperbacks
Summary Non-technical introduction covering phonology, grammar, vocabulary, sociolinguistics, language relationships pidgin and Aboriginal English, loan words in English, wordlists in Tiwi, Malak-Malak, Alyawarre, Walmajarri, Nyungar, Pitjantjatjara, Wemba-Wemba, Dharawal, Bidyara, Pitta-Pitta, Kalkatungu and Mayi-Yabi
Analysis Australian aborigines Languages
Australian languages
Australian aborigines Languages
Australian languages
Notes Bibliography: p. 135-138
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-138)
Notes Copies 2 & 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
In English ; includes word lists in Tiwi, Malak Malak, Alyawarr, Walmajarri, Noongar / Nyungar, Pitjantjatjara, Wemba Wemba, Dharawal / Tharawal, Bidjara / Bidyara, Pitta Pitta, Kalkatunga / Kalkadoon and Mayi-Yapi languages
Subject Australian languages.
Aborigines, Australian -- Languages
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.
Language - English - Aboriginal English.
Language - Bilingualism and multilingualism.
Communications - Nonverbal.
Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.
Language - Change.
Language - Linguistics - Language classification.
Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.
Language - Kriol.
Language - Sociolinguistics - Secret and special languages.
Language - Vocabulary - Human classification.
Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.
Alyawarr / Alyawarre language (C14) (NT SF53-07)
Bidjara / Bidyara language (E37) (Qld SG55-03)
Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon language (G13) (Qld SF54-02)
Malak Malak language (N22) (NT SD52-08)
Mayi-Yapi language (G20) (Qld SE54-10)
Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah languages (W41) (WA SI50)
Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)
Pitta Pitta / Bittha Bittha language (G6) (Qld SF54-10)
Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal language (S59) (NSW SI56-09)
Tiwi language (N20) (NT SC52-16)
Walmajarri / Walmatjarri language (A66) (WA SE51-16)
Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba language (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16)
Australian languages.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.
Tiwi language N20.
Malak Malak language N22.
Alyawarr language C14.
Walmajarri language A66.
Noongar / Nyungar language W41.
Pitjantjatjara language C6.
Wemba Wemba language D1.
Dharawal / Tharawal language S59.
Bidjara / Bidyara language E37.
Pitta Pitta language G6.
Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon language G13.
Mayi-Yapi language G20.
Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)
LC no. 91145850
ISBN 0702223530