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Handbook of Australian languages

Author: Robert M W Dixon; Barry J Blake
Publisher: Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1979-©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fourth volume in a detailed reference series which aims to provide an accurate portrayal of many Australian languages which are extinct or on the point of extinction. This book focuses on the  Read more...

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Handbook of Australian languages.
Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1979-<c2000>
(OCoLC)564699532
Online version:
Handbook of Australian languages.
Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1979-<c2000>
(OCoLC)630998450
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M W Dixon; Barry J Blake
ISBN: 0708112013 9780708112014 0195549988 9780195549980 0708112129 9780708112120 0708112153 9780708112151 0195530977 9780195530971
OCLC Number: 6146611
Notes: Vol. 5 volume title fom label on title page.
Vol. 2 published: Amsterdam :J. Benjamins; vols. 4-5 published: South Melbourne, Australia : Oxford.
Description: 5 volumes : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Introduction, Guugu Yimidhirr, Pitta-Pitta, Gumbaynggir, Yaygir --
v. 2. Wargamay, The Mpakwithi dialect of Anguthimri, Watjari, Margany und Gunya, Tasmanian --
v. 3. Djapu, a Yolngu dialect, Yukulta, Uradhi, Nyawaygi --
v. 4. The Aboriginal language of Melbourne and other grammatical sketches --
v. 5. Grammatical sketches of Bunuba, Ndjébbana, and Kugu Nganhcara.
Other Titles: Australian languages
Responsibility: edited by R.M.W. Dixon and B.J. Blake.
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