Me and my waddy

Laughren, Mary (2013). Me and my waddy. In Dragomir Radev (Ed.), Puzzles in Logic, Languages and Computation: The Green Book (pp. 86-87) Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-34372-8

Author Laughren, Mary
Title of chapter Me and my waddy
Title of book Puzzles in Logic, Languages and Computation: The Green Book
Place of Publication Heidelberg, Germany
Publisher Springer
Publication Year 2013
Sub-type Other
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-34372-8
Series Recreational Linguistics
ISBN 9783642343711
Editor Dragomir Radev
Volume number 2
Chapter number 47
Start page 86
End page 87
Total pages 2
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Wembawemba is an indigenous Australian language previously spoken in Victoria. There are no longer any fluent speakers of this language; the last speakers were recorded by Luise Hercus in the 1960's. In compiling her Wembawemba dictionary (and in her other writings on Victorian languages), Hercus also included the work of earlier recorders of the language.

Possession is marked by a set of pronoun suffixes or endings (with meanings akin to my, your, his/her/its, etc.) which attach to the word referring to the possessed entity. However, each of these suffixes takes at least three distinct forms...
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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