ERIC Number: ED282434
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
An Interim Djinang Dictionary. Work Papers of SIL-AAB, Series B, Volume 9.
Waters, Bruce, Comp.
A dictionary of Djinang, a member of the Nhangu group of Australian Aboriginal languages, consists of three parts. The first is an alphabetically-organized listing of Djinang words and contains one or more of these fields of information for each: a Djinang word or phrase, dialect information, part of speech, English meaning, Roget's Thesaurus semantic category number, an illustrative example, synonyms (including speech and dialect variants of the word), and antonyms. The other parts are two reversed dictionaries. One is a reversal organized around the English keywords, in alphabetical order. The other is organized by Roget's Thesaurus semantic category numbers, arranged in ascending numerical order. Some information about the classification of Djinang, its dialects, orthography, parts of speech and transitivity, meaning fields, and other works on Djinang are also included in the introductory section. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Darwin (Australia). Australian Aborigines Branch.