ERIC Number: ED282433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Kuku-Yalanji Dictionary. Work Papers of SIL-AAB, Series B, Volume 7.
Hershberger, Henry D., Comp.; Hershberger, Ruth, Comp.
The Kuku-Yalanji language is spoken by 500-600 Australian Aboriginal people on the coast of southeastern Cape York and inland to Chillagoe. The dictionary is of the northern dialects of Kuku-Nyungkul, the Rossville/Shipton's Flats dialect, Kuku-Yalanji, the China Camp/Daintree dialect, and Kuku-Jalunji, the Bloomfield dialect. It has three sections: Kuku-Yalanji to English, English to Kuku-Yalanji, and a brief introduction to the Kuku-Yalanji language, including notes on its phonology, morphology, grammar, and syntax. (MSE)
Descriptors: Aboriginal Australians, Adjectives, Classification, Creoles, Definitions, Dialects, Dictionaries, English, Foreign Countries, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar, Language Research, Lexicography, Morphology (Languages), Nouns, Phonology, Syntax, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Verbs, Vocabulary
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Darwin (Australia). Australian Aborigines Branch.