ERIC Number: ED071503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Aboriginal Languages of Western Queensland (Preliminary Version).
Breen, J. G.
This document presents a classification of Western Queensland aboriginal languages based on a lexicostatistic methodology. Over 50 languages are considered and compared according to a cognate test list of 250 words. The resultant subgroups and groups are described and classified. An appendix includes the word list used for comparison and the terms found in each language. A second appendix presents a classification of the Janda languages. (VM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Monash Univ., Clayton, Victoria (Australia).
Note: In "Linguistic Communications 5 (Working Papers of the Linguistic Society of Australia)," p1-88, 1971