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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

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Title: Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal Languages South of the Kimberley Region
Written By: Nicholas Thieberger
Description:

This handbook lists material available in and about the Aboriginal languages spoken south of Kimberley region, Western Australia. Sixty-nine languages are discussed including two post-contact languages, Western Australian Aboriginal English and Kriol. Each section contains caps showing the approximate traditional locations of the languages concerned.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Language Family(ies): Australian
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834189
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 408
Prices: 40.50 (AUS)