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An etymological note on Warlpiri kurdungurlu

Nash, David

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The semantics of the Warlpiri social terms kurdungurlu and kirda are studied, including investigation of their etymology. The linguistic clues to the meaning of the kurdungurlu concept are assembled and evaluated. It is shown to be related to the Warlpiri word kurdu '(sister's) child;

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Date published: 1982
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/202188
Source: Oceania Linguistic Monographs
Access Rights: Open Access

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