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A grammar of Yuwaalaraay and Gamilaraay: a description of two New South Wales languages based on 160 years of records

Giacon, John


Yuwaalaraay and Gamilaraay are closely related languages from the North of New South Wales which had dramatically declined in use and are now being reused by many Yuwaalaraay Gamilaraay people in a variety of ways. This thesis expands the grammatical description of the languages, building in particular on Williams (1980). A wide range of sources from the mid-19th century to the tapes made in the 1970s are examined. Light is shed on them by the growing body of typology of Pama-Nyungan languages...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d738eec55a60


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