Cardinal direction terminology in Western Desert (Wati) languages
The paper surveys the relevant cardinal direction terminology, both stems and suffixal morphology, and compares the data both within the Western Desert (WD) dialect web, and externally, with a view to hypothesising about its origins. Comparison with surrounding languages can be made lexically, semantically, and morphologically. Morphologically, the /-rra/ suffix is notable for occurring in languages to the west, north, and east, but not to the south. Some restricted suffixes occurring only, or...[Show more]
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