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2 edition of Australian language. found in the catalog.

Australian language.

Sidney John Baker

Australian language.

by Sidney John Baker

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Published by Currawong Press, distributed by Hutchinson in Milson"s Point, NSW, London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL16773837M
ISBN 100091363608

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This page treatise on "Australian Languages - their nature and development" by Dr. Robert M.W. Dixon reflects his four decades of linguistic research.

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The Australian Aboriginal languages consist of around – languages belonging to an estimated 28 language families and isolates, spoken by Aboriginal Australians of mainland Australia and a few nearby islands.

The relationships between these languages are not clear at present. Despite this uncertainty, the Indigenous Australian languages are collectively covered by the technical term. Australia History, Language and Culture History of Australia. There were numerous early European explorers to Australia, among them Willem Janszoon, the Dutchman generally credited with being the first outsider to land on Australian soil (doing so in ), and his compatriot Abel Tasman, who in discovered the large island off Australia’s southern coast – hence its modern name, Tasmania.

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