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A grammar of the Kuku Yalanji language of North Queensland

Patz, Elisabeth


This study is concerned with two dialects of the Kuku Yalanji language, Yalanji and Nyungkul, that together still have a homogeneous speech community of at least 300 speakers. The approach is predominantly functional, concentrating largely on semantic aspects and contextual use of language forms, particularly in the areas of case marking, syntax, and particles and clitics. The study concludes with an investigation of narrative discourse structure that highlights the practical application...[Show more]

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Date published: 1982
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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