Mawng Dictionary

Ruth Singer*, Nita Garidjalalug, Rosemary Urabadi, Heather Hewett, Peggy Mirwuma, Philip Ambidjambidj, Anne Fabricius

*Corresponding author

Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportBogFormidling


Mawng is a language of western Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is the main language of Warruwi community and is spoken by about 400 people of all generations. Mawng is associated with the islands of Warruwi and Weyirra (North and South Goulburn Islands) and an area of the mainland near the islands. The Mawng Dictionary is the most comprehensive ever published. It contains information about plants and animals, cultural practices, place names and kinship terms, including tri-relational kunteypi terms. There is an introduction to Mawng with explanations of the spelling system and kinship. It includes many illustrations, an English word finder, and lists of kinship terms, verb roots and scientific names for plants and animals.
ForlagAboriginal Studies Press
Antal sider320
ISBN (Trykt)9781925302707
ISBN (Elektronisk)9781925302714
StatusUdgivet - 2021

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