An introduction to the Western desert language

a pedagogical description of the Western desert language, based on the dialect spoken at Warburton Ranges, Western Australia
  • 124 Pages
  • 4.47 MB
  • English
University of Sydney, Australia , [Sydney]
Western desert language -- Gra
Statementby W. H. Douglas.
SeriesOceania linguistic monographs ;, no. 4
LC ClassificationsPL7101.W4 D63 1959
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 124 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5258718M
LC Control Number75332320

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