Title: Dharumbal: the language of Rockhampton, ...
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
108 pp., bibliography. cover is scuffed, bottom of spine is bumped. Dharumbal is the language associated with the area around Rockhampton, in eastern Queensland. Structurally, Dharumbal is in many ways typical of what are generally known as Pama-Nyungan languages. It is particularly notable in the extreme conservatism of its morpho-syntax, while at the same time it has the unusual feature in this area of a phonemic distinction between voiced and voiceless stops. This work is based on earlier written and taped materials on Dharumbal, as well as primary fieldwork carried out by the author. It aims to be a comprehensive synthesis of all available information on the Dharumbal language, and as such is intended to be a useful resource for Dharumbal people, linguists, and other people interested in the language of Rockhampton. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 0858834626AMA080315
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