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Bowern, Claire

A Grammar of Bardi

Series:Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] 57

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

    179,95 € / $252.00 / £134.99*

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    Publication Date:
    August 2012
    ISBN
    978-3-11-027818-7
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    The Bardi language is currently spoken by fewer than 10 people. The language is a member of the Nyulnyulan family, a small non-Pama-Nyungan family in northwest Australia. This book is a reference grammar of the language. The 16 chapters include information on phonetics and phonology, nominal and verbal morphology, and syntax, as well as an ethnographic sketch of traditional life. A selection of texts is also included. It is the first published full study of a Nyulnyulan language.

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    xlviii, 820 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Australian Languages; Non-Pama-Nyungan; Reference Grammar

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    Claire Louise Bowern, Yale University, USA.

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