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ERIC Number: ED282429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Ngaanyatjarra Sentences. Work Papers of SIL-AAB, Series A, Volume 7.
A descriptive study of Ngaanyatjarra, an Australian Aboriginal language, examines two major areas of sentence structure. First, it describes the grammatical structure of the sentence, beginning with the simplest sentence and moving into verb clusters, complex sentences, and juncture strategies. Second, it outlines the meaning and usage of various sentence types. (MSE)
Descriptors: Aboriginal Australians, Creoles, Descriptive Linguistics, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Kernel Sentences, Language Research, Morphology (Languages), Phrase Structure, Sentence Combining, Sentence Structure, Structural Analysis (Linguistics), Suprasegmentals, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Darwin (Australia). Australian Aborigines Branch.