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Edited by H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball

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Sociolinguistics from the Periphery

By Sari Pietikäinen, FinlandAlexandra Jaffe, Long BeachHelen Kelly-Holmes, and Nikolas Coupland

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Title: Wathawurrung and the Colac Language of Southern Victoria
Written By: Barry J. Blake
Description:

This book comprises a classification of Victorian Aboriginal languages illustrated with a comparative word list, a summary of what can be gleaned of the grammar and vocabulary of Wathawurrung (Geelong-Ballarat area) from nineteenth-century sources, and a similar, shorter summary of the Colac language.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Language Family(ies): Australian
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834987
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 177pp
Prices: A$32.50 [US$22.80]