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Title: A Grammar of Bardi
Written By: Claire Bowern
Series Title: Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] 57

The Bardi language is currently spoken by fewer than 10 people. The language is a member of the Nyulnyulan family, a small non-Pama-Nyungan family in northwest Australia. This book is a reference grammar of the language. The 16 chapters include information on phonetics and phonology, nominal and verbal morphology, and syntax, as well as an ethnographic sketch of traditional life. A selection of texts is also included. It is the first published full study of a Nyulnyulan language.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Bardi
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110278156
Pages: 820
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110278187
Pages: 820
Prices: Europe EURO 149.95