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Kunwinjku : a language of Western Arnhem Land

Carroll, Peter John

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Kunwinjku is a prefixing language with noun classification, spoken at Oenpelli and known in other areas of Western Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. Its traditional territory is adjacent to other prefixing languages such as Maung, Gunbalang, Dangbon, Djeibmi and Mengerr. Not all of these languages have noun classification. Kunwinjku has an extensive prefixing system in a complex verb morphology. Suffixes also occur with the verb to indicate tense, mood and aspect. A few...[Show more]

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Date published: 1976
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/132709

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