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Author Dixon, Robert M. W

Title Australian Aboriginal words in English : their origin and meaning / R. M. W. Dixon, Bruce Moore, W. S. Ramson, Mandy Thomas
Edition Second edition
Published South Melbourne : Oxford University Press, c2006
South Melbourne : Oxford University Press, [2006]
©2006

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 W'BOOL  422.49915 Dix/Aaw 2006  DUE 08-07-24
Description xiii, 261 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents 1. An introduction to Australian languages --2. Some important languages -- 3. The words that were borrowed -- 4. The words in English -- 5. Borrowings into Australian languages -- 6. English words extended
Summary Records the aboriginal contribution to Australian English, and provides the fullest available information about their Aboriginal background and their Australian English history
Analysis Australian Aborigines - Languages - Dictionaries
English language - Foreign words and phrases - Aboriginal Australian - Dictionaries
Notes Previous ed. : 1990
Donation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Australianisms.
English language -- Foreign words and phrases -- Australian -- Dictionaries
Popular culture -- Australia.
English language -- Australia -- Foreign words and phrases -- Aboriginal Australian
Australian languages -- Dictionaries
English language -- Australia.
Australian Languages -- Dictionaries
English language -- Australia -- Etymology
English language -- Australia -- Foreign words and phrases -- Aboriginal Australians
English language -- Foreign words and phrases -- Australian languages -- Dictionaries
Australian languages -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Influence on English
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Etymology
Popular culture.
Australianisms.
Anglais (langue) -- Langues australiennes -- Dictionnaires.
Langues australiennes -- Dictionnaires.
Langues australiennes -- Histoire.
Anglais (langue) -- Australie.
English language -- Etymology.
Language - Change
Language - Vocabulary
Language - Non-Indigenous
Engelska språket -- australiska lånord.
Engelska språket -- etymologi -- Australien.
Australiska språk -- influenser.
Australian languages.
Language - English - Aboriginal English
Bundjalung / Banjalang language (E12) (NSW SH56-02)
Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal language (S59) (NSW SI56-09)
Dhurga language (S53) (NSW SI56-13)
Paakantyi / Paakantji / Barkindji language (D12) (NSW SI54-03)
Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah languages (W41) (WA SI50)
Yindjibarndi language (W37) (WA SF50-07)
Nhanta / Nhanda language (W14) (WA SG50-13)
Woiwurrung / Wurundjeri / Woiwurung people (S36) (Vic SJ55-05)
Wathawurrung / Wada wurrung / Wathaurong people (S29) (Vic SJ54-12)
Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba language (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16)
Kaurna language (L3) (SA SI54-09)
Yaraldi / Yaralde language (S8) (SA SI54-13)
Adnyamathanha language (L10) (SA SH54-09)
Kuyani / Guyani language (L9) (SA SH53-12)
Diyari / Dieri language (L17) (SA SH54-01)
Arabana / Arabunna language (L13) (SA SH53-03)
Wangkangurru / Wangganguru language (L27) (SA SG53-12)
Jagara / Yuggera language (E23) (Qld SG56-14)
Gubbi Gubbi / Kabi Kabi / Gabi Gabi language (E29) (Qld SG56-06)
Dyirbal / Djirbal / Jirrabul language (Y123) (Qld SE55-05)
Wargamay / Warrgamay language (Y134) (Qld SE55-10)
Arrernte / Aranda language (C8) (NT SG53-02)
Dharug / Daruk / Darug language (S64) (NSW SI56-05)
Wiradjuri language (D10) (NSW SI55-07)
Yuwaalaraay / Euahlayi / Yuwaaliyaay language (D27) (NSW SH55-07)
Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi language (D23) (NSW SH55-12)
Australien.
Australische Sprachen.
Englisch.
Australien.
Australia.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
History.
Author Moore, Bruce, author.
Ramson, W. S., author
Thomas, Mandy, author
LC no. 2007367132
ISBN 9780195540734 (paperback)
0195540735 (paperback)