The Tiwi Language: Grammar, Myths and Dictionary of the Tiwi Language Spoken on Melville and Bathurst Islands, Northern Australia, Issue 21

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1974 - English language - 170 pages
Grammar of Tiwi; introduction of the language, its location and speakers; phonology; morphophonology; morphology syntax; myths in the Tiwi language with interlinear glosses and free translation; Tiwi-English and English-Tiwi dictionary, thesaurus.

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Contents

The description
4
chapter
22
chapter three
36
chapter four
58
PART TWO MYTHS
77
Introduction
79
Purukupajli and Tapara
81
Majimpunini
85
The first bark canoe
99
The first fire stick
100
Jərəkəpai
102
Hunting and gathering 1
103
Hunting and gathering II
106
Dying
109
A funeral ceremony
111
PART THREE 115 DICTIONARY
115

The first kuulama
89
Kuripurani and Naziņa
90
The first funeral dance I
93
The first funeral dance II
94
Mwarəkati and Turuni
96
Why the sea is salt
97
The first kwoka
98
Introduction
117
TiwiEnglish
119
EnglishTiwi
141
Thesaurus
159
Bibliography
169
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