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The Development of Arandic Subsection Names in Time and Space

Koch, Harold


This chapter builds on the findings of McConvell (1985, 1996) regarding the spread of subsection terms in north central Australia.1 It explores the timing and direction of the spread of section and subsection terms into the Arandic subgroup of languages in finer detail, and takes into consideration historical evidence from early sources such as Gillen’s correspondence (Mulvaney et al. 1997). The chapter pays particular attention to issues of phonological change within the Arandic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2018
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Skin, Kin and Clan: The Dynamics of Social Categories in Indigenous Australia
DOI: 10.22459/SKC.04.2018.10
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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