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Author Ford, Lysbeth Julie.

Title A description of the Emmi language of the Northern Territory of Australia / Lysbeth J. Ford.

Published Muenchen LINCOM EUROPA, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  499.15 FORD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiii, 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Outstanding grammars from Australia / RMW Dixon (series editor) ; 08.
Outstanding grammars from Australia / RMW Dixon (series editor) ; 08.
Notes "OGFAUS 08"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references : pages 440-446.
Contents Map 1 : Emmiyangal and Menhdheyangal traditional territory -- Map 2: Emmiyangal and Menhdheyangal traditional territory from Tindale's 1974 map -- Map 3: The Daly Tribes Stanner 1933a -- Ch. 1: Emmi and the Emmiyangal: geographical and historical context : Name of language; Linguistic type and typological singularities; Emmiyangal traditional territory; Post-contact history; Speakers; Methodology of this work; Previous work on the language; Relationship with neighbouring languages -- Phonology : introduction; Segmental phoneme inventory; Phonotactics; Obstruent hierarchies; Rules -- Nominal morphology : the grammatical word; Word classes; Nouns; Pronouns; Adjectives; Nominal compounding; Deictics; Numeral qualifiers; Interrogatives -- Verb morphology: verb structure; Tense and status; Auxiliary verb paradigms; pronominal verbs prefixed analysed; Bound pronominal suffixes; Number marking on the VP -- Auxiliary (AUX) and coverb -- Nominals incorporated into the verb complex -- Propositional enclitics -- Eight syntactic constructions -- Appendices : Appendix A (i) - Basedow word-list; A (ii) Basedow's other vocabulary -- Appendix B: Capell word list -- Appendix C: Auxiliary verb paradigms -- Appendix D: Texts: Text 1: Wulgomen "Old woman" -- Text 2: Incest story -- Text 3: How the Rainbow Serpent stole fire -- Text 4: Kilakuy -- Text 5: :Sugarbag (honey) -- Text 10: Pebel, the girl who drowned -- Text 11: How to make baskets from merrepen.
Subject Australian languages -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Belyuen region.
ISBN 9783862881543