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Ngarinyman to English dictionary

By: Contributor(s): Language: Australian languages, English Language: C27 Publisher: Canberra, ACT : Aboriginal Studies Press, ©2019Description: xii, 291 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cmContent type:
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781925302806
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 499.15 23
LOC classification:
  • PL7006 .N43 2019
Contents:
Preface -- In memory of -- Acknowledgements -- Language and history -- Skin names and kinship -- Alphabet: Consonants -- Vowels -- Grammar guide: -- Nouns and adjectives -- Noun endings -- Making new nouns -- Numbers -- Question words -- Direction words -- Up and down -- River flow -- Compass points -- Demonstratives -- Different forms of demonstratives -- What demonstratives are used for -- Pronouns -- Bound pronouns -- Free pronouns -- Indefinite pronouns -- Verb phrases -- Verbs -- Coverbs -- Making sentences -- Word order in sentences -- Sentences without verbs -- Sentences with verbs -- Complex sentences -- Explanation of dictionary entries -- Ngarinyman to English Dictionary -- English to Ngarinyman word finder -- English to Ngarinyman scientific name finder.
Summary: "Ngarinyman is an Aboriginal language of the northern Victoria River District in the Northern Territory (Australia) Many Ngarinyman people live in Yarralin, Bulla Camp, Amanbidji (Kildurk) and around Timber Creek. The Ngarinyman to English Dictionary contains Ngarinyman words with English translations, illustrations and detailed encyclopaedic information about plants, animals and cultural practices. Also included is a guide to Ngarinyman grammar and an English index. This volume is ideal for both beginners and advanced speakers of Ngarinyman, for translators and interpreters, and for anyone interested in learning more about Ngarinyman language and culture."--Back cover.
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Includes index.

Preface -- In memory of -- Acknowledgements -- Language and history -- Skin names and kinship -- Alphabet: Consonants -- Vowels -- Grammar guide: -- Nouns and adjectives -- Noun endings -- Making new nouns -- Numbers -- Question words -- Direction words -- Up and down -- River flow -- Compass points -- Demonstratives -- Different forms of demonstratives -- What demonstratives are used for -- Pronouns -- Bound pronouns -- Free pronouns -- Indefinite pronouns -- Verb phrases -- Verbs -- Coverbs -- Making sentences -- Word order in sentences -- Sentences without verbs -- Sentences with verbs -- Complex sentences -- Explanation of dictionary entries -- Ngarinyman to English Dictionary -- English to Ngarinyman word finder -- English to Ngarinyman scientific name finder.

"Ngarinyman is an Aboriginal language of the northern Victoria River District in the Northern Territory (Australia) Many Ngarinyman people live in Yarralin, Bulla Camp, Amanbidji (Kildurk) and around Timber Creek. The Ngarinyman to English Dictionary contains Ngarinyman words with English translations, illustrations and detailed encyclopaedic information about plants, animals and cultural practices. Also included is a guide to Ngarinyman grammar and an English index. This volume is ideal for both beginners and advanced speakers of Ngarinyman, for translators and interpreters, and for anyone interested in learning more about Ngarinyman language and culture."--Back cover.

Text in Ngarinyman and English.

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