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Published by IAD Press in Alice Springs .
Written in English


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Text in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and English.

Statementcompiled by Paul A. Eckert with Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara language speakers.
SeriesIAD Press picture of dictionary series
LC ClassificationsPC4629 .E35 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23917449M
ISBN 109781864650860
LC Control Number2008353106

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These picture dictionaries have proven to be a fantastic resource for school children and their teachers, as well as people wishing to access a language for the first time. What people are saying - Write a review. Semantic Analysis: A Practical Introduction (Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics) by Cliff Goddard () Jan 1, English-Pitjantjatjara dictionary: a-be, MS. [Held at MURA, AIATSIS library, Canberra] KIRKE, B.K. Wangka kulintjaku (=’Talk so as to be understood’); Kit: an introductory self-instruction course in basic conversational Pitjantjatjara, a dialect of the Western Desert Australian Aboriginal language. Yankunytjatjara. Yankunytjatjara speakers live in the north-west of South Australia. Prior to their displacement by Pitjantjatjara speakers, in about , Yankunytjatjara communities inhabited the “Musgrave Ranges east of Oparinna, on Officer Creek; north to near Mount Robert, east to Everard Ranges, south to latitude 28°30” (see Tindale , page ).

Pitjantjatjara Yankuntyjatjara picture dictionary. Alice Springs, N.T: IAD Press. MLA Citation. Eckert, Paul. Pitjantjatjara Yankuntyjatjara picture dictionary / compiled by Paul Eckert with Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara language speakers IAD Press Alice Springs, . A n angu mainly speak Pitjantjatjara (pronounced as pigeon-jarrah) and Yankunytjatjara (pronounced as young-kun-jarrah) but can speak up to six different Aboriginal languages.. Pitjantjatjara literally means the people who use 'pitjantja' when they say 'coming'.; Yankunytjatjara are the people who use 'yankunytja' to say 'going'.; A n angu means 'people' in both Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Format: Book; vi, pages: illustrations ; 30 cm. Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Picture Dictionary. $ (retail price $) (quantity currently in stock: 0) Title: Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Picture Dictionary Author: PITJANTJATJARA Format: PAPERBACK Imprint: IAD PRESS Price: $ Publishing status: Active ISBN: *Titles in stock are generally despatched within 24 hours.

  wana. digging stick for gathering food (traditionally used by women; along with a piti it symbolises women) References. Paul A. Eckert () Pitjantjatjara / Yankunytjatjara Picture Dictionary‎, IAD Press, →ISBN. This online picture dictionary is a valuable and accessible resource for learning Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara vocabulary. Written text combines with audio and simple illustrations to teach students about kinship, animals, plants, birds and more. Northern Territory languages Alyawarr and Eastern and Central Arrernte are also supported on the website.   Alagwa: eyetheirs Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The Pitjantjatjara (English: / p ɪ tʃ ən tʃ ə ˈ tʃ ɑːr ə /, Aboriginal pronunciation: [ˈpɪɟanɟaɟaɾa] or [ˈpɪɟanɟaɾa]) are an Aboriginal people of the Central Australian desert. They are closely related to the Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra and their languages are, to a large extent, mutually intelligible (all are varieties of the Western Desert language).Central Australia: approx. 4,