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ERIC Number: ED082546
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 74
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Papers in Australian Linguistics No. 5.
Kirton, Jean F.
This paper presents a study of Yanyula nouns and noun modifiers. Yanyula is the language spoken in parts of the Northern Territory and Queensland in Australia. In relation to noun modifiers, the paper discusses adjectives and numerals, demonstrative and possessive pronouns, prefix allomorphs, and noun modifier occurrence in noun phrases. Regarding nouns, the linguistic (semantic, grammatical, phonological) and anthropological aspects of development and current usage are discussed and a complex noun classification system is outlined. (DD)
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Sponsor: Hunter Douglas Fund, Sydney (Australia).
Authoring Institution: Australian National Univ., Canberra. Dept. of Linguistics.
Identifiers - Location: Australia