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A grammar of Nakkara (Central Arnhem Land Coast)

Eather, Bronwyn

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Chapter 1: In the first chapter I present a brief overview of the Nakkara language and its speakers. We look firstly at the linguistic type and point out that Nakkara belongs to the Non-Pama Nyungan family of Australian languages. Some of the salient features of the language are pointed out and comparisons drawn with other languages in the area. Alternative names used to refer to this language are listed, followed by descriptions of the traditional land estates of Nakkara speakers. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/132899

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