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Australian languages : their nature and development

Author: Robert M W Dixon
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge language surveys.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 40,000 years, speaking about 250 languages. Through examination of published and unpublished materials on each of the individual languages, Professor Dixon surveys the ways in which the languages vary typologically and presents a profile of this long-established linguistic area.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dixon, Robert M.W.
Australian languages.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001037958
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M W Dixon
ISBN: 0521473780 9780521473781 0511039573 9780511039577 051105307X 9780511053078 051103783X 9780511037832 0511148186 9780511148187 9780511486869 0511486863 9786610416899 6610416893 9780521046046 0521046041
OCLC Number: 70724682
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xlii, 734 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Language situation in Australia --
Modelling the language situation --
Overview --
Vocabulary --
Case and other nominal suffixes --
Verbs --
Pronouns --
Bound pronouns --
Prefixing and fusion --
Generic nouns, classifiers, genders and noun classes --
Ergative/accusative morphological and syntactic profiles --
Phonology --
Genetic subgroups and small linguistic area --
Summary and conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge language surveys.
Responsibility: R.M.W. Dixon.
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