A Grammar of Kuuk Thaayorre: In collaboration with Kuuk Thaayorre language experts

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Abstract

This grammar offers a comprehensive description of Kuuk Thaayorre, a Paman language spoken on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula, Australia.. On the basis of elicited data, conversation as well as archival materials, this grammar details the phonetics and phonology, morphosyntax, lexical and constructional semantics and pragmatics of one of the few Indigenous Australian languages still used as a primary means of communication. 
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBerlin Germany
PublisherDe Gruyter Mouton
Number of pages499
Volume74
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)9783110456011
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameMouton Grammar Library
PublisherDe Gruyter Mouton
Volume74
ISSN (Print)0933-7636

Keywords

  • Grammar
  • Linguistic Typology
  • Ergativity
  • Australian Languages

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