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LINGUIST List 18.3719

Wed Dec 12 2007

Books: Language Documentation/General Linguistics: Breen, Blake

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        1.    Julie Manley, The Grammar of Yalarnnga: Breen, Blake


Message 1: The Grammar of Yalarnnga: Breen, Blake
Date: 11-Dec-2007
From: Julie Manley <jmanleycoombs.anu.edu.au>
Subject: The Grammar of Yalarnnga: Breen, Blake
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Title: The Grammar of Yalarnnga
Subtitle: A language of western Queensland
Series Title: Pacific Linguistics
Published: 2007
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
                http://pacling.anu.edu.au/

Author: Gavan Breen
Author: Barry J. Blake
Paperback: ISBN: 9780858835 Pages: 120 Price: AUS $ 31.50
Paperback: ISBN: 9780858835 Pages: 120 Price: AUS $ 34.65 Comment: for Australia; includes GST
Abstract:

Yalarnnga is a language from Dajarra and country to its east, in far
western Queensland. This grammar presents all that could be learnt by the
authors from their work with the last three aged speakers, two of whom
spoke it only as a second language. Typologically Yalarnnga is a fairly
typical Pama-Nyungan language. It makes an interesting comparison with its
northern neighbour, Kalkutungu, with which it shares some lexical and
grammatical features, but not some distinctive sound changes that are
reflected in that language.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Language Documentation

Subject Language(s): Yalarnnga (ylr)

Written In: English (eng )

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