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Title: Further Aspects of the Grammar of Yanyuwa, Northern Australia
Written By: Bella Charlie
J. Kirton
Description:

This is posthumous volume Kirton describes a dying language of the Gulf country, Northern Territory. It supplements previously published papers with descriptive chapters on pronouns, demonstratives, locatives, interrogatives, clauses, and discourse particles. Written for both linguists and Yanyuwa people, the description is detailed and includes many examples, especially of clauses and simple sentences.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Yanyuwa
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0858834332
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 216
Prices: A$31.00