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Papers in Australian linguistics No. 15 : Australian Aboriginal lexicography

Austin, P.; McConvell, P.; Day, R.; Black, P.; Zorc, R.; Schebeck, B.; McKay, G.; Hale, K.; Laughren, M.; Nash, D.; Laughren, M.; Koch, H.; Wierzbicka, Anna


The past f if teen years have seen major developments in the description and analysis of Australian Aboriginal languages. A large number of descriptive grammars have been published (see Walsh (1979: 8-10) for a partial listing) and several theoretical topics have been discussed in detail, for example , casemarking and ergativity (see papers in Topic B and Topic D of Dixon 1 976, Dixon 1979, Blake 1977 and Silverstein 1981). In addition, some excellent surveys of the f ield have appeared:...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Asia-Pacific Linguistics / Pacific Linguistics Press
Date published: 1983
Type: Book
DOI: 10.15144/PL-A66
Access Rights: Open Access


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