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Kayardild : the language of the Bentinck Islanders of North West Queensland

Evans, Nicholas


This is a reference grammar of Kayardild (K) . an Australian language spoken in the south Wellesley Islands. Gulf of Carpentaria. Chapter One sets the language In its broader cultural and linguistic perspective, including its genetic position in the Tangkic group and beyond, the linguistic evidence relating to its alleged long Isolation, and the contemporary position of languages on Mornington Island. The phonology is briefly introduced. Chapter Two introduces a number of descriptive...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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