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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Kaytetye to English Dictionary
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Kaytetye is an Aboriginal language from Central Australia. As well as a means of communication, the language is a storehouse of cultural and kinship knowledge, of ancestor stories and history. This landmark publication is the first comprehensive dictionary of the Kaytetye language; it is the result of many years' work by linguists working closely with native speakers.

The dictionary contains:

● the most extensive list of Kaytetye words and their meanings yet published

● more than 8,000 Kaytetye example sentences illustrating their use

● an extensive English finder list to enable Kaytetye words to be found quickly

● an introduction to the Kaytetye kinship system

● information about Kaytetye culture and beliefs

● extensive information about the flora and fauna found in Kaytetye country

● a map of Kaytetye country

● a guide to spelling and pronunciation

Source: www.iadpress.com (sighted 21/05/2012).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Kaytetye AIATSIS ref. (C13) (NT SF53-06) , English
    • Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,: IAD Press , 2011 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      ISBN: 9781864650853 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Battle Contunues To Preserve, Promote Aboriginal Languages 2012 single work column
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 9 May no. 263 2012; (p. 6)
Battle Contunues To Preserve, Promote Aboriginal Languages 2012 single work column
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 9 May no. 263 2012; (p. 6)
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