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Macquarie Aboriginal Words: Diyari, Kaurna

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$5.99

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Macquarie Aboriginal Words is a dictionary of words from a selection of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.

This ebook covers the languages of Diayri & Kaurna from South Australia.

For each language, the following information is provided:
· a brief history of the language
· points on the grammar, spelling and pronunciation
· an extensive wordlist organised by categories, such as animals, body parts, kin relationships, placenames, etc.
· a dual index, i.e. English to Language and Language to English

This ebook series is based on Macquarie Aboriginal Words originally published in print in 1994.

The sheer diversity of indigenous languages in Australia must be close to the greatest and richest component of this country's national cultural heritage ... This book is much needed, as it gives a sense of the richness of a heritage which is disappearing in many areas of the country. NOEL PEARSON

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760789749
  • Format: eBook
  • Pub Date: 30/12/2020
  • Category: Australian Aboriginal Languages
    Language / Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries
    Society & social sciences / Indigenous peoples
    Society & social sciences / Society & culture: general
    South Australia
  • Imprint: Macquarie
  • Price: $5.99

Macquarie Aboriginal Words is a dictionary of words from a selection of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.

This ebook covers the languages of Diayri & Kaurna from South Australia.

For each language, the following information is provided:
· a brief history of the language
· points on the grammar, spelling and pronunciation
· an extensive wordlist organised by categories, such as animals, body parts, kin relationships, placenames, etc.
· a dual index, i.e. English to Language and Language to English

This ebook series is based on Macquarie Aboriginal Words originally published in print in 1994.

The sheer diversity of indigenous languages in Australia must be close to the greatest and richest component of this country's national cultural heritage ... This book is much needed, as it gives a sense of the richness of a heritage which is disappearing in many areas of the country. NOEL PEARSON