Australian Aboriginal Words in English

Australian Aboriginal Words in English

Their Origin and Meaning

Book - 2006 | 2nd ed
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Australian Aboriginal Words in English records the Aboriginal contribution to Australian English and provides a fascinating insight into the contact between the first Australians and European settlers. The words are grouped according to subject, and for each one there is information on the Aboriginal language from which it derives, the date of its first written use in English, and its present meaning and pronunciation. This book brings them together and provides the fullest available information about their Aboriginal background and their Australian English History.
Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. : 2006
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780195540734
Branch Call Number: ANF 499.1532 AUST
Characteristics: xiii, 261 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Dixon, Robert M. W.


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