Eastern and Central Arrernte to English Dictionary : Revised Edition.
Contributor(s): Henderson, John (John Keith) [compiler.] | Dobson, Veronica Perrurle [compiler.] | Turner, Margaret Kemarre [contributor.] | Ryder, Therese [contributor.] | Institute for Aboriginal Development (Alice Springs, N.T.) | Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander StudiesPublisher: Alice Springs, NT : IAD Press, 2020Edition: Revised editionDescription: ix, 782 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781864651560Subject(s): Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Australian Indigenous Languages Dictionary Project | Language - Vocabulary - Dictionaries and glossaries | Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax | Language - Linguistics - Language classification | Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics - Orthography and spelling | Language - Semantics | Language - Vocabulary - Human classification | Language - Vocabulary - Plant names | Communications - Nonverbal - Sign language and gestures | Arandic language group | Arrernte language C8 | Arrernte people C8 | Alyawarr language C14 | Alyawarr people C14 | Kaytetye language C13 | Kaytetye people C13 | Warlpiri language C15 | Yapa people C15 | Aranda (Australian people) | Eastern Arrernte language -- Dictionaries -- English | English language -- Dictionaries -- Arrernte | South Central Northern Territory (NT)
First published 1994.
Produced with the assistance of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
Not for Inter-Library Loan.
Eastern and Central Arrernte are strong languages spoken every day by about 2000 people in Mparntwe (Alice Springs), Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) and other communities in Central Australia. For Arrernte people, their language is important in a way that goes beyond straightforward communication; it links them with their family, with their country and with their dreamings. Features of this revised dictionary include: Over 6000 entries and subentries with definitions and extensive example sentences; Extensive English to Arrernte word finder list ; A guide to pronunciation, grammar and writing system ; An introduction to Arrernte family and society ; An extensive range of illustrations.
Text in Arrernte and English.