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Title: Orientation or Location? A Case-Study of Jaminjung and Kriol.
Paper URL: www.hrelp.org/events/LDLT2/hoffmann.pdf
Author: Dorothea Hoffmann
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Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/hoffmanndorothea/
Institution: University of Chicago
Linguistic Field: Cognitive Science; Typology
Subject Language: Djamindjung
Kriol
Abstract: This paper deals with the notion of orientation within the typology of Frames of Reference (FoR) in Jaminjung, a Non-Pama-Nyungan Australian Aboriginal Language spoken in the Victoria River area in the Northern Territory and Kriol, an English-lexified creole which is now the major community language in the area.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Paper presented at Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 2, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
URL: www.hrelp.org/events/LDLT2/hoffmann.pdf


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