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Gurgun Mibinyah: Yugambeh, Ngarahngwal, Ngahnduwal: A dictionary and grammar of Mibiny language varieties from the Tweed to the Logan rivers

Gurgun Mibinyah: Yugambeh, Ngarahngwal, Ngahnduwal: A dictionary and grammar of Mibiny language varieties from the Tweed to the Logan rivers (Paperback)

Edited by Sharpe, Margaret

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Gurgun Mibinyah (belonging to Mibiny speakers) is a dictionary of the northern varieties of the language Yugambeh-Bundjalung, or Bandjalangic, spoken from the Tweed River area of the northeast corner of New South Wales to the Logan River area in the Gold Coast area of southern Qu...eensland. Other dialects of this language exist down to the Clarence River, and west to Allora and Warwick. All varieties of the language, including the Mibinyah varieties, have dropped out of regular use in the area. However, there are rich written records dating from the nineteenth century into the first half of the twentieth century. There are also audio recordings from some areas from the later twentieth century. Speakers, partial speakers and `rememberers' remain, and a few words are commonly used by local English speakers.
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ISBN 9781925302776
Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
Publisher Aboriginal Studies Press
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781925302776
Stock Available
Status Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
Publisher Aboriginal Studies Press
Imprint Aboriginal Studies Press
Published 1 Feb 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Sharpe, Margaret
Category Bilingual Dictionaries
Australian
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 170mm
Height: 240mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Bilingual Dictionaries
ONIX Text General/trade

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