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Title: A Grammar of Wambaya, Northern Territory (Australia)
Written By: Rachel Nordlinger
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This work describes the phonology, morphology and syntax of a Wambaya non-Pama-Nyungan language of the Barkly Tablelands region of the Northern Territory. Particular attention is paid to the complex including morphology the gender and case suffixes on nominals, the interaction between the tense marking on both verb and auxiliary and the use of case in subordinate clauses. A collection of texts and wordlists is also included.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Wambaya
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834812
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320pp
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