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Creating new words in Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay

Giacon, John


This work aims to develop strategies for forming new words in Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay, two languages from the north of New South Wales. It makes the premise that appropriate new words are formed according to three principles.Firstly the final decision about the adoption of proposed new words rests with Gamilaraay - Yuwaalaraay people. Secondly new words should be formed in the way traditional Gamilaraay - Yuwaalaraay formed new words. The third principle is to acknowledge that Gamilaraay -...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Thesis (Honours)
Access Rights: Open Access


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