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Djinang and Djinba : a grammatical and historical perspective

Waters, Bruce

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The Djinang language is the western-most member o-f the "Yolngu" language group. It is spoken by approximately 250 Aboriginal people living in the vicinity of Ramingining, a settlement on the mainland about 20 kilometres south of the Crocodile Islands. Most Djinang speakers live either a t Ramingining» or a t one of several o u tstatio n s, all of which lie within about 30 kilometres of Ramingining. A few Djinang speakers live at Maningrida, and at Milingimbi; and a few women have married...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorWaters, Bruce
dc.date.accessioned2017-11-02T00:47:13Z
dc.date.available2017-11-02T00:47:13Z
dc.date.created1984
dc.identifier.otherb1211248
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/132951
dc.description.abstractThe Djinang language is the western-most member o-f the "Yolngu" language group. It is spoken by approximately 250 Aboriginal people living in the vicinity of Ramingining, a settlement on the mainland about 20 kilometres south of the Crocodile Islands. Most Djinang speakers live either a t Ramingining» or a t one of several o u tstatio n s, all of which lie within about 30 kilometres of Ramingining. A few Djinang speakers live at Maningrida, and at Milingimbi; and a few women have married men who reside on Elcho Island» and live there with th eir husbands. Djinang is not mutually intelligible with any of the other Yolngu languages or dialects.
dc.format.extent1 v. (various pagings)
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT : The Australian National University
dc.rightsAuthor retains copyright
dc.subject.lcshDjinang language
dc.subject.lcshDjinba language
dc.titleDjinang and Djinba : a grammatical and historical perspective
dc.typeThesis (Masters sub-thesis)
local.contributor.supervisorKoch, H.J.
local.contributor.supervisorDixon, R.M.W.
dcterms.valid1984
local.description.notesSub-thesis (M.A.)--Australian National University, 1984.
local.type.degreeMaster by research (Masters)
dc.date.issued1984
local.type.statusAccepted Version
local.contributor.affiliationThe Australian National University
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5d723cc8b5e55
dc.date.updated2017-10-13T00:55:40Z
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dcterms.licenseThis thesis has been made available through exception 200AB to the Copyright Act.
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