The Western Desert Language is a fairly typical Pama-
Nyungan language, spoken in the arid western interior of Australia;
it is suffixing and agglutinative, with a well-developed case system
and a fairly free but basically verb-final word-order.
Chapter 1 outlines my fieldwork methodology and semantic
approach, and the physical and socio-cultural setting of the
Yankunytjatjara dialect. Chapter 2 briefly describes its segmental
phonology and some preliminary matters such as parts of...[Show more]
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