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Holmer, Nils Magnus 1904-1994

Overview
Works: 196 works in 589 publications in 7 languages and 3,568 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Creator, Translator
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Most widely held works by Nils Magnus Holmer
On the history and structure of the Australian languages by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

10 editions published in 1963 in English and Swedish and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on comparative rather than historical considerations; Guide to pronunciation, classification, general phonology, word structure, types of languages, general morphological points semantics, place names - specimens of Njul- Njul, Yaoro, Bad, Nyegena; Metasyntax - text in Noongaburrah, Iguana myth (Wandarang); History, migration & connections of Aust. languages, unity of morphology & vocabulary
The Ojibway on Walpole Island, Ontario, a linguistic study by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

18 editions published between 1953 and 1980 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian place names in Mexico and Central America by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1973 in English and Swedish and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the Bandjalang dialect spoken at Coraki and Bungawalbin Creek, N.S.W. by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian place names in North America by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Campanius' Lutheran catechism in the Delaware language by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1973 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gaelic of Arran by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

12 editions published in 1957 in English and Irish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos cantos shamanísticos de los indios cunas by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

18 editions published in 1963 in 4 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt towards a comparative grammar of two Australian languages by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oceanic semantics: a study in the framing of concepts in the native languages of Australia and Oceania by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

13 editions published in 1966 in English and Swedish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparison of morphology of Australian, Austronesian and European languages; Selection of typical concepts of Australia and Pacific examined, analysis of associations of ideas peculiar to this area; Syntax
The Seneca language; a study in Iroquoian by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

11 editions published in 1954 in English and Swedish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kuna : SB05( )

in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kuna file consists of twenty-seven documents, ranging in time coverage from the mid-nineteenth to the late twentieth centuries. Although based on field work in 1927, the six Nordenskiöld documents in this file provide excellent ethnographic coverage on the traditional San Blas Kuna. The remaining documents in the file cover religion, medicine and curing practices, language and speech, Kuna music, socio-cultural change, tales and myths, acculturation, the 1925 revolt, the Kuna political system, the commercialization of women's clothing (the MOLA), albinism and genetics
The Gaelic of Kintyre by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1981 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuna chrestomathy by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

12 editions published in 1951 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparative typological analysis of a New Guinea language by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some comparison with Australian languages
The character of the Iroquoian languages by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1963 in English and Swedish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from two native tribes of Eastern Australia by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on structure of morphology, syntax & metasyntax of Kattang & Thangatti languages; Kattang text translations of 19 stories; hunting, fishing, ghosts, etc., including Story about Coopalourripa initiation site; 8 lines Kattang corroboree song; 8 lines corroboree song - two-up song (idenitifed as being from Shepparton by Reay - includes four Bandjalang words); 14 lines Bandjalang dialect; Thangatti texts, conversations, 11 stories including Dreamtime, snakes, humans, ghosts, etc., 5 lines corroboree song; Story of Kempsey Fig Tree in Eng.; Tape recordings made
Linguistic survey of south-eastern Queensland by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonology, morphology and vocabulary of languages of the Wakka and Gunggarri groups - Wakka-Wakka, Barunggam, Wuli- Wuli, Goreng-Goreng, Goeng-Goeng, Kabi-Kabi, Batjala, Gunggari, Bidjara, Marganj, Gangulu, Wirri, Birri, Ngawun, Nunagal, Manandjali, ; Jualrai, Kamilaroi and Darumbal; includes lists of informants for each language
The Irish language in Rathlin Island, Co. Antrim by Nils Magnus Holmer( Book )

5 editions published in 1942 in English and Multiple languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Holmer, N. M. 1904-1994

Holmer, N. M. (Nils Magnus), 1904-1994

Holmer, Nils 1904-1994

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Holmer Nils G. 1904-1994

Holmer, Nils M.

Holmer, Nils M. 1904-

Holmer, Nils M.‏ ‎ 1904-1994

Holmer, Nils M. (Nils Magnus), 1904-

Holmer, Nils M. (Nils Magnus), 1904-1994

Holmer, Nils Magnus

Holmer, Nils Magnus 1904-

Holmer, Nils Magnus 1904-1994

Nils Holmer lingüista sueco

Nils Holmer Swedish linguist

Nils Holmer Zweeds taalkundige (1904-1994)

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