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Author Reid, Nicholas.

Title Ngan'gityemerri : a language of the Daly River region, Northern Territory of Australia / Nicholas J. Reid.

Published Muenchen : Lincom Europa, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  499.15 REID    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 456 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series Outstanding grammars from Australia ; 06.
Outstanding grammars from Australia ; 6.
Notes Series editor: R.M.W. Dixon.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-456).
Contents Ngan'gityemerri : the language, the speakers, the culture : language names; Post-invasion history : 1876-955: disintegration and degeneration; 1955- onwards : Daly River Mission; 1975- onwards: We are going home: Peppimenarti; Traditional life: the country, cultural affiliations, social organisation, Wangga and Lirrga; Ngan'gityemeri language today: the status of traditional Ngan'gityemerri and Kriol; Daly River Mission communilect; Language variety treated in this grammar; Fieldwork methodology and grammar writing: getting started; fieldwork for this thesis; Approach to grammar writing; Previous work on Ngan'gityemerri; Word classes -- Phonology: segmental phonology; The stop contrast in Ngan'gityemerri; Phonotactics; Morphophonological processes; Word stress -- Morphology of the Ngan'gityemerri verb -- Auxiliary verb semantics -- Noun classification -- Enclitics -- Particles -- Space, time and number -- Pronouns, discourse demonstratives and interrogatives -- Appendices: A: Ngang'giwumirri auxiliary paradigms; Ngang'gikurunggur auxiliary paradigms.
Original Version Facsimile reproduction. Originally presented 1990. Thesis (Ph. D) -- Australian National University, 1990.
Other author Dixon, R. M. W. (Robert Malcolm Ward), 1939-
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Daly River region -- Languages.
Australian languages -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Daly River region.
ISBN 9783862881000