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A salvage grammar of Malgana, the language of Shark Bay, Western Australia

Andrew D. Gargett

A salvage grammar of Malgana, the language of Shark Bay, Western Australia

by Andrew D. Gargett

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Published by Pacific Linguistics, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Malgana language,
  • Grammar

  • About the Edition

    There are no longer any speakers of the West Australian Aboriginal language Malgana who have any degree of fluency, and the series of analyses in this report are based on data from audio tapes made in the middle of the last decade of the 20th century, as well as various written materials produced over more than 150 years. This grammar is therefore an attempt to salvage from the scarce material available as complete a description of Malgana as possible. Nevertheless, the character of Malgana shines through what remains. For example, typical of Pama-Nyungan languages in general, Malgana exhibits split-ergative nominal marking, and of Aboriginal languages of the central West of Australia in particular, Malgana displays a full contrastive laminal series of stops in its phonology. A conscious effort has been made to provide in this grammar as many resources as possible for the researcher interested in comparative study of the surrounding languages. To this end, a (Malgana-based) comparative wordlist has been constructed for the languages of the region centring on the Murchison River: Malgana, Nhanda, Badimaya, Wajarri, and (Southern and Northern) Yingkarta.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-102).

    StatementAndrew Gargett
    SeriesPacific linguistics -- 624
    ContributionsAustralian National University. Pacific Linguistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL7101.M22 G37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25222156M
    ISBN 109780858836327
    LC Control Number2011507612
    OCLC/WorldCa720625907

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Get this from a library. A salvage grammar of Malgana, the language of Shark Bay, Western Australia. [Andrew D Gargett; Australian National University. Pacific Linguistics.] -- There are no longer any speakers of the West Australian Aboriginal language Malgana who have any degree of fluency, and the series of analyses in this report are based on data from audio tapes made.

Language. Malgana belongs to the Kartu language died out by the midth century, but a salvage grammar of the language, based on old recordings and records, was produced by Andrew Gargett in Country. The Malgana in Norman Tindale's estimation had tribal lands of some 7, square miles (18, km 2).He located their traditional lands as lying on the.

Author Gargett, Andrew Subjects Malgana language - Australia - Shark Bay (W.A.); Malgana language - Western Australia - Shark Bay.; Indian Ocean - Shark Bay.

Summary There are no longer any speakers of the West Australian Aboriginal language Malgana who have any degree of fluency, and the series of analyses in this report are based on data from audio tapes made in.

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