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The phonology and morphology of Marrithiyel : a preliminary study

Green, Ian

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In the broad typological division of Australian languages, Marrithiyel is classed as a non Pama-Nyungan or prefixing language. It shares with the other languages of Arnhem Land and the Kimberleys the property of cross­ referencing core clause participants - e.g. subject, object, indirect object - with pronominal prefixes attached to the verb. Marrithiyel additionally has further options for cross-referencing certain other participants, e.g. purposive NPs, as pronominal verbal suffixes....[Show more]

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Date published: 1981-04
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11089

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