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TitleAustralian Languages: Their Nature and Development (Cambridge Language Surveys)AuthorDixon, R.M.W.PublishedCambridge University Press 2007
Status:Check Shelves SubjectLanguages - AustralianCategoryCambridge Green SeriesMediaPaperback,BookEditionBlg ReiISBN0521046041Call NumberDixon2002ATypeCirculating BookDescription

Contents: The language situation in Australia. Modelling the language situation. Overview. Vocabulary. Case and other nominal suffixes. Verbs. Pronouns. Bound Pronouns. Prefixing and fusion. Generic nouns, classifiers, genders, and noun classes. Ergative/accusative morphological and syntactic profiles. Phonology. Genetic subgroups and small linguistic areas. Summary and Conclusion.

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