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Academic Paper

Title: Mapping Worlds: Frames of reference in MalakMalak.
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Author: Dorothea Hoffmann
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Institution: University of Chicago
Linguistic Field: Cognitive Science; Typology
Subject Language: Mullukmulluk
Abstract: This paper presents an analysis of spatial language, in particular, ‘Frames of Reference’ (FoR) utilizing elicitation, stimuli and natural discourse in fieldwork settings. The language in question is MalakMalak, a non-Pama-Nyungan Northern Daly language with eleven identified remaining speakers mainly based in the Daly River Region in Australia.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Paper presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistic Society, The University of California, Berkeley
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