1 edition of Currency of aboriginal words in Australian English found in the catalog.
Published 1964 by Administrator in University of Sydney, Australian Language Research Centre
|Statement||University of Sydney, Australian Language Research Centre|
|Publishers||University of Sydney, Australian Language Research Centre|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 116 p. :|
|Number of Pages||50|
|2||Occasional paper (University of Sydney. Australian Language Research Centre) -- no.3|
|3||Occasional paper -- no.3|
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2014 Geelong Advertiser 19 July: This gormless dude started arguing with the checkout chick and held up a line of about 30 people. Also called a Marlu in the Aboriginal culture. From the local Aborigines Cook elicited kangaroo or kanguru as the name of one of the animals. Jill Kitson: Bruce Moore, Editor of the Australian Oxford Dictionary, published last month. Williamson Emerald City: I'm going to keep charting their perturbations.
brolga - from Gamilaraay language of North-West NSW• 2015 Australian Sydney 5 August: What Abbott's stubbornness missed, however, was that it was the public and his own MPs more than the media or Labor who were disgusted by his intransigence in refusing to remove his captain's pick Speaker. What if an overseas tourist asked you how to say hello using an Aboriginal word; Would you have an answer?
Bondi cigar or brown-eyed mullet - a turd in the sea where you're swimming ,• In the first decade of the 20th century cleanskin began to be used to describe 'an Aboriginal person who has not passed through an initiation rite'. '" "And that's the first time I realised [that] we'd travelled through 62 language groups on that drive.
Yirrganydji Aboriginal men play Aboriginal music on didgeridoo and wooden instrument during Aboriginal culture show in Queensland, Australia. From this isolated and challenging period emerged some of the characteristics that may have laid the cultural foundations for the modern Aust ralian character. The word kangaroo is an interesting borrowing. Sir Joseph Banks during Captain Cook's First Voyage in H. WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this resource may contain images and voices of deceased persons.
Desmond Crump Indigenous Languages Coordinator, Queensland Memory State Library of Queensland Indigenous Languages References and Further Reading Banks, J. Join in the many talks and events to celebrate the rich and diverse languages spoken today.
You wouldn't be asking "What's the European word for.
While an increasing number of parents are using Aboriginal words for their children's names many Australians don't know how to say 'yes' in any of the many Aboriginal languages.
Australian English uses many words from Aboriginal languages, with over 500 terms from more than 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages listed in the current edition of the National Australian Dictionary.