Download e-book for kindle: A Grammar and Lexicon of Yintyingka (Pacific Linguistics by Jean-Christophe Verstraete,Bruce Rigsby

By Jean-Christophe Verstraete,Bruce Rigsby

This ebook presents an outline of Yintyingka, a Pama-Nyungan language of Cape York Peninsula in Australia. The language isn't any longer spoken, however the research relies on a number archival fabrics from the Nineteen Twenties to the Nineteen Nineties, in addition to the authors' fieldwork adventure with neighbouring languages. This e-book will pay unique awareness to the language in its social context, historical-comparative research, and the tools used to examine the archival material.

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