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Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders: Studies in Dyirbal, Yidiñ, and Warrgamay

R. M. W Dixon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702900
eISBN:
9780191772405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702900.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

This book studies the languages of Yidiñ, Warrgamay and Dyribal and the interrelations between them. The introductory chapter sets out the anthropological and linguistic background. In Part I there ... More


The origin of ‘mother-in-law’ vocabulary in Dyirbal and Yidiñ

R. M. W. Dixon

in Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders: Studies in Dyirbal, Yidiñ, and Warrgamay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702900
eISBN:
9780191772405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702900.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

Chapter 5 dealt with the semantic organisation of Jalnguy (Ja)—the ‘mother-in-law’ style—illustrated for Dyirbal, for which there is the fullest data. This chapter investigates differences between ... More


Jalnguy, the ‘mother-in-law’ speech style in Dyirbal

R. M. W. Dixon

in Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders: Studies in Dyirbal, Yidiñ, and Warrgamay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702900
eISBN:
9780191772405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702900.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

Virtually every open class lexeme—nouns, adjectives, time words, verbs, adverbals—has a different form in the everyday (Ev) and Jalnguy (Ja, ‘mother-in-law’ or avoidance) styles. Yet Ja has only ... More


Background

R. M. W. Dixon

in Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders: Studies in Dyirbal, Yidiñ, and Warrgamay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702900
eISBN:
9780191772405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702900.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

The chapter begins by stressing that language is a social phenomenon and how one can only fully comprehend the interwoven underpinnings and implications of a language through having some familiarity ... More


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