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addenda: • Yir Yoront kay-pelpvrr 'bicycle'; pelpvrr not recorded elsewhere; kay 'axe' and also some metal things (kay-poth 'billycan', with poth 'paperbark' (sp) [p.c. Barry Alpher]
• Diyari wilparra ~ thurru wilparra 'train', from English wheelbarrow [Austin 1981:260, p.c. Peter Austin]
• Bayungu muduga from motor car; birnkaji 'car'; nyambayi 'coolamon; car'; garriji 'buggy' from English carriage [2007 dictionary, Wangka Maya]
2018. Various Australian wordlist schemes. https://zenodo.org/record/1476467
2018. Ben Foley, Josh Arnold, Rolando Coto-Solano, Gautier
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2017 (published online 14 September 2017). Loss of color terms not demonstrated. PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America) 114 (September 2017) http://www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1714007114 * Supporting details for Letter http://hdl.handle.net/1885/123084
2016 (published online in March 2017 with
2016 imprint) In the margins of some Australian
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in Language land
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berigora Falconinae 'Brown Falcon'
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* volume Table of Contents https://www.academia.edu/11132171/2016._Loss_and_Renewal_Australian_Languages_since_Colonisation
* volume Introduction https://www.academia.edu/22313492/2016._Australian_language_contact_in_historical_and_synchronic_perspective * parts available at https://books.google.com.au/books?id=spjUCwAAQBAJ&lpg=PA113&ots=PAGaAZIvM1&lr&pg=PA118#v=onepage&q&f=false
typo: p232n32: trhan > than
addenda: • possible reduplication of galiny 'water' as Collingullie 35°06'S 147°08'E 'boggy ground' (McCarthy 1963); also note Mundowy Lagoon, a billabong of Murrumbidgee River about 5 km north by west of Collingullie -35 02 147 07, possibly NSW Pidgin 'foot'
• some additional examples also, as Kawbawn, Gnarrang, Bulga, in Rev. John McGarvie. c1826. Native names of places on the Hawkesbury below Mr A. Doyles. In McGarvie Papers, 1825-35. A1613/CY Reel 1034, Mitchell Library, Sydney. (Transcribed by Keith V Smith, keyboarded by Jeremy M. Steele)
2014. What flows from ngaka-rna — how naming books spread a Dieri word. Placenames Australia : Newsletter of the Australian National Placenames Survey December 2014, 1,7–9. * abridged version of 15 July 2014 blog post
2014. The value of scientific names from (Australian) indigenous
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of FEL XVIII, Naha,
Okinawa, 17-20 September 2014, edited by Patrick Heinrich and Nicholas
Ostler. Bath, England: Foundation for Endangered Languages. * note addenda to longer version
2014. Reviving unique words: The niche of scientiﬁc names. Endangered
Words, Signs of Revival, AustraLex, edited by Ghil'ad
Miller and Jasmin Morley. (Papers from Australex 2013, The University
of Adelaide, Australia, 25–28 July 2013.) ISBN 978-0-646-92900-2 http://www.adelaide.edu.au/australex/publications/
page PDF http://www.adelaide.edu.au/australex/publications/nashsc.pdf
erratum: σκίγκοϛ final letter wrongly GREEK SMALL LETTER STIGMA Unicode 03DB, should be σκίγκος GREEK SMALL LETTER FINAL SIGMA Unicode 03C2
2014. Comitative placenames in central NSW, Chapter 2,
11-37 in Indigenous
and Minority Place Names – Australian and International Perspectives
edited by Ian Clark, Luise Hercus, and
Laura Kostanski. Canberra: ANU Press & Aboriginal History Inc.
(Aboriginal History Monograph) ISBN 9781925021622 (Print version), ISBN
9781925021639 (Online) * http://press.anu.edu.au?p=286811
whole volume, chapter http://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p286811/pdf/ch021.pdf
* from 1974 essay
'The comitative affix in Wiradhuri', and 2011 ALW presentation * winner
of 2012 Murray Chapman Award of the Geographic Names
Board of NSW
correction: page 27 Note G: fighting with the meaning ‘fighting’ > fitting with the meaning ‘fighting’
additions: Parish of Julandery -32 54 24, 146 44 11
Parish of Merrimarotherie -33 16, 147 01
Parish of Morotherie -29 40 04, 143 33 49
Bungolanjery Point, previously Bungotanjery Point (Carrathool LGA) -34 35, 145 52
Berigerie Parish (Teridgerie map sheet) -30 52 148 56 cf. Berry Jerry
add under Bundidjarie Hill: "Bundidgeree sheep station, near Narrandera," http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/browne-thomas-alexander-3085 Parish of Bundidgerry -34 44, 146 38; Bundidgerry Creek (anabranch) previous name: Bundidgerie -34 47, 146 45 cf. Bundi Creek, Bundi Hole
possibly Ginninderry ~ Ginninginninderry ~ Gingininderra ~ Ghinninghinninderra -35 13 149 03 https://ginninderry.com/environment-and-people/cultural-heritage/
Canowindra -33 34, 148 40 listed as meaning 'a home' or 'camping place'; and note J Steele's proposal gana-win-dara ‘burn-fire-having’ (Placenames Australia March 2019 p.13)
Gelleldary, in the Murrumbidgee district (1859 newspapers)
Golgothrie -33 33, 145 02
Goobaguthrie -32 52, 146 21
Goobarragandra River, south of Tumut; compare Gobarralong ~ Goobarralong probably based on gubarr ‘red ochre, red paint, red stone’
Mulguthrie, in the Forbes district -33 11, 147 22
Nandandera, near Goolagong (Forbes Advocate 23 April 1915 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=Nandandera)
Weridgera Run: 1880s? variant of Weridgery (on Coradgery Pastoral Plan)
2014. The diminutive suffix -dool in placenames of
NSW, Chapter 3, pages 39-55 in Indigenous and Minority
Place Names – Australian and
International Perspectives edited by Ian Clark, Luise Hercus,
Laura Kostanski. Canberra: ANU Press & Aboriginal History Inc.
(Aboriginal History Monograph) ISBN 9781925021622 (Print version), ISBN
9781925021639 (Online) * http://press.anu.edu.au?p=286811
whole volume, chapter http://press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ch031.pdf
presentation 'Little names: -dool
in northern NSW' * joint winner of 2011 Murray Chapman Award of the
Names Board of NSW
addenda (thanks to Ray Wood): Mirreedhule (ENE of Dirranbandi on 1887 run map), possibly from mirrii 'Drooping Cherry tree'
Gayndall and Gayndall South (near Alton, Qld), possibly instances of gaaynduul cf. Kiandool
2014. Alternating generations again again: A response to
Wierzbicka on generation moieties, pp.77–101
in Selected Papers from
the 44th Conference of the Australian
Linguistic Society, 2013, edited by Lauren Gawne and Jill
note: version online between 25 July and 23 September 2014 inadvertently omitted pages 97–101 (Appendices)
errata: page 81: insert 'a' before 'categorial'
page 84: insert space in &Wierzbicka
page 93, 2nd line of 1st quote: insert 'a' before 'table'
page 93: delete closing quote mark after (Stokes 1982: 58).’
2013. Wind direction words in the Sydney Language: a case study in semantic reconstitution. Australian Journal of Linguistics 33.1, 51–75. * published 31 May 2013 (Online) http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07268602.2013.787905 * presented at ALS 2012 as 'Words gone with the wind: a case study from the Sydney Language'
2013. The smuggled budgie: case study of an Australian
loanblend, pp.293-312 in Lexical and structural etymology : Beyond
ed. by Robert Mailhammer. Studies in Language Change series. Berlin: De
Gruyter Mouton. ISBN: 978-1-61451-058-1 DOI (Chapter):
10.1515/9781614510581.293 * Mouton's page
* from 2010 ALS presentation
corrigenda: p.293, in the quotation from von Kamrath: insert (sc. ondulées) and (sc. undulat) at the appropriate places; also note von Kamrath mixes plural and singular forms (thanks to RMW Dixon for pointing this out.)
p.311, last reference: year should be 2002 (thanks to Jan Tent for pointing this out); preprint available at https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/data/UQ_155211/gz4.pdf
1. p297: for reference Leichhardt 1843 MS [MLMSS 639/1 opp. p.191]: now see pp.207-8 of
Leichhardt, Ludwig & Thomas Alwynne Darragh, (editor) & R J (Roderick John) Fensham, (editor) 2013. The Leichhardt diaries : early travels in Australia during 1842-1944. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum | Culture ; v7, part 1 http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/186452523
2. p303: additional earlier Ridley citation of gījorigā in list on page 22 of Kamilaroi, Dippil, and Turrubul: Languages spoken by Australian Aborigines, Government Printer, Sydney, 1866. http://google.com.au/books?id=z8wNAAAAQAAJ; accordingly amend first line p304 to 'by 1866'
2012. “It’s etymology
Captain, but not as we know it”: Pump in north Australia,
pages 7-18 in Shall we play the Festschrift game? Essays on the
occasion of Lauri Carlson's 60th birthday,
ed. by Diana Santos, Krister Lindén,
and Wanjiku Ng’ang’a. Berlin: Springer. ISBN 978-3-642-30772-0
(Print) 978-3-642-30773-7 (Online) DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-30773-7
* published online 20 August 2012 * article DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-30773-7_2
1. Further to note 7 page 10: a possible even earlier citation for bamboo 'didgeridu' is in a ‘Victoria River Dialect’ list: 'Bamboo Corroboree Kin-jor-um' (Willshire’s The land of the dawning 1896:95)
2. page 9: Additional data for spread of Ricinus communis word: upamb (tree cl): ug upamb (Olk), uk upamp (Oyk) Uw Oykangand and Uw Olkola Multimedia Dictionary
2012. (with Jane Simpson). Toponymy: recording and
analyzing placenames in a language area, Chapter 17, pp.392-404 in The
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December 2011 * at
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2009. Australian Aboriginal words in dictionaries: a
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etymology of boomerang
formatting fix: on page 181, 7th line up: unindent and insert paragraph break before "Troy's"
* a reply to Dixon 2008 doi:10.1093/ijl/ecn008; replied to by Dixon 2009 doi:10.1093/ijl/ecp011, to which see my rebuttal * written up with further comment by Frederick Ludowyk 'Boomerang, boomerang, thou spirit of Australia! ' OzWords 18.2(October 2009),1-3. [330kB PDF] * revised version of Dixon 2008 published as the final chapter pp.529-553 in Language at large : essays on syntax and semantics by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R.M.W. Dixon (Brill, 2011), incorporating a number of corrections apparently from Nash 2009
2008. [How much does my language need me?] p.22 in
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Proceedings of the inaugural Indigenous Languages Conference (ILC)
2007, 24-27 September 2007, University of Adelaide, South
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corrigendum: p.22 1st column 2nd line from bottom: replace "many" with "me"
2008. Warlpiri verb
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p.224, Table 3, 'cut' row, add note to Gurindji column kuma-rnu '(Malngin dialect)' (thanks to Felicity Meakins)
p.224, Table 3, 'tie' row, delete way-rnu in Gurindji column; add wayi-rn in Jaru column, and adjust totals accordingly
p.225, Table 4, rightmost column: blank cells should all instead √
p.225n8: add that Walmajarri also has a reflex of *parnti-
p.226, Table 5: add panti-rni 'ERG pierce ABS' (already in Table 1 p.222), and note pantirr pu- 'engrave' in a Ngumbin language (Patrick McConvell p.c.); add wayi- from Table 11 (see below)
p.226, following Table 5: "It is clear that Warlpiri has retained more verb roots from pNgY than the other NgY languages
have." — and consider a related claim "that Warlpiri has retained more verb roots from pPN than the other NgY languages have" adverted to in the final paragraph of the paper (p.233)
p.231, Table 11: add comment for wari-rni ~ wayi-rni 'ERG tie ABS': Jaru and Ngardi have wayi- (Patrick McConvell p.c.) — so this verb root should be moved from Table 11 to Table 5 (p.226)
2008. (with David P. Wilkins) The European ‘discovery’ of a
multilingual Australia: the linguistic and ethnographic successes of a
failed expedition, pp.485–507, Chapter 18, in Encountering Aboriginal languages :
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* on 1791
expedition to the Hawkesbury
corrigendum: discussion of Dawes' later May 1791 trip to the Hawkersbury as being the occasion when he recorded the Burubirangál vocabulary by GE Ford especially p.52 and pp.175–6 in his 2010 MA thesis Darkiñung recognition http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/155233961, http://hdl.handle.net/2123/7745
addendum: p.490n7 'in the list attributed to Hunter nand is glossed as ‘black’': nand is from King as published in Hunter 1793. MS from King (p404) has 'Nana black' so the d is very likely a misreading of handwriting, and we can set aside the suggested variation.
2008 non-existent: spurious reference in Sutton & Koch
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2007. Beetaloo BILL Jangari. Australian
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addenda: * "The instigator of the movement which eventuated into the interview with the P.M.G. official, was Beetaloo Bill …", age stated as 45 years, and other mentions in letter from John E Bray T/Patrol Officer, of 6th October 1952 to Director of Native Affairs, in http://www.cifhs.com/ntrecords/ntpatrol/POJohnBray.html at Centre for Indigenous Family History Studies
* photograph 'Fred Thompson in discussion with Beetaloo Bill who only recently obtained equal rights with his white co-workers' in Australia revisited: The Aborigine story from stone age to space age by Frederick Rose, 1968.
2006. Comment, pp.54–55, on 'Reassessing Australia’s
prehistory' by Mark Clendon, Current
Anthropology 47.1(February 2006), 39-61.
corrigendum: bottom of p.54, end of 2nd para: as submitted, it read "...Sapir's principle points to southeastern Australia, or (roughly) the Barkly Tableland."
2005. Kenneth Hale, pp.432–5 in Volume A-L, Encyclopedia of linguistics, ed. by Philipp Strazny. New York, Abingdon: Fitzroy Dearborn / Routledge Reference (Taylor and Francis). 2 volumes. ISBN: 1-57958-391-1(set) 1-57958-450-0 (v.1)
2005. [grog terminology] See 1998.
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p.37b: add "it" in "the form of the name still signals that it is of Aboriginal origin"; add ":1" to now read "Coolgane has been applied to name a 1:100 000 map sheet"
The NT Department of Lands has superseded Coolgane with Coolgarie for the waterhole name; Coolgane persists as the map sheet name
2002 (appeared March 2003). [review of] Scott Cane, Pila
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2002. Mary Alice WARD (1896-1972), pp.490-1 in Australian dictionary of biography. Volume 16 (1940-1980 Pik-Z), edited by John Ritchie and Diane Langmore. Melbourne University Press. * launch: Adelaide, 12 November 2002
2002. Proving country, prospecting for places: re-visiting Karlantijpa country, pp.164-9 in Planning for Country. Cross-cultural approaches to decision-making on Aboriginal lands, ed. by Fiona Walsh and Paul Mitchell. Alice Springs: Jukurrpa Books (IAD Press). ix+203pp. ISBN 1864650370 © Central Land Council * launch 28 August, Alice Springs
2002 (with John Henderson, eds) Language
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2001 (with Geoff O’Grady). Hale and O’Grady’s 1960 SA and WA vocabularies, pp.231-7 in Forty years on: Ken Hale and Australian languages, ed. by Jane Simpson et al. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 512.
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1998. [grog terminology] in appendix (pages 5,211–215) in The grog book: strengthening indigenous community action on alcohol by Maggie Brady. Canberra: Dept. of Health and Family Services, 1998. ISBN 0642367299. Selected data in 2nd edition 2005, pp.8-9.
1998 (appeared 2000) (submitted March 1996) [book note] Son
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1998. Indigenous Languages component (esp. pp.19–20,77–86)
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1998. Yinapaka return, pp.317–9 in Take power
an anthology of writings celebrating twenty years of land rights in
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1997 (appeared May 1998) (with John Henderson). Culture
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in abbreviations, p.35: under ARC, correct spelling of "Australian"
in references, p.37: under Hobson 1984, swap title of paper and name of journal; under Lanham, in title change spelling to "Kaltukatjara"
1997. Comparative flora terminology of the central
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in the Practical Orthography table p.210, "tr" and "ndr" should be in the apico-alveolar, not the lamino-dental column
entry laebinthae p.221: "kyigh" should be "kiyigh" per entry for that form p.220
entry animondr p.213: should be "elat" (elative) rather than "allat"ive, per Grammar in OGVV
1997. (as part of Ngakulmungan Kangka Leman team) Lardil Dictionary. Gununa: Mornington Shire Council. ISBN 0646290525
1997. (with Maggie Brady & Stephen J. Kunitz) WHO's definition? Australian Aborigines, conceptualisations of health, and the World Health Organization, Chapter 12, pp.272-290 in Migrants, Minorities and Health. Historical and contemporary studies, edited by Lara Marks & Michael Worboys. (Studies in the Social History of Medicine). London & New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-11213-3 * Taylor & Francis e-Library 2003
1997 [dated 1995]. (with Kevin Keeffe) Review of: Encyclopædia
of Aboriginal Australia CD-ROM. Aboriginal History
ISSN 0314-8769 * http://press.anu.edu.au/titles/aboriginal-history-journal/ah19_citation/
1996. Donald Jupurrula Graham, pp.128-130; Mijanu (Long
in Northern Territory Dictionary of Biography,
Volume 3. Edited
by David Carment & Helen J Wilson. Darwin: NTU Press. ISBN
* appeared February 1997 * revised edition 2008 http://www.territorystories.nt.gov.au/jspui/bitstream/10070/260154/1/Northern%20Territory%20Dictionary%20of%20Biography.pdf
corrigenda: p226a: Brown (q.v.) (not brown), realtes (not relates) 2008 edition p397: Brown (not brown)
clitic variation in the Yapa languages: some
historical speculations, pp.117-138 in Studies in Kimberley
Languages in Honour of Howard Coate, ed. by William
McGregor. München: Lincom Europa. ix+332pp. ISBN 3 89586 054 9 * http://hdl.handle.net/1885/142540
* scan of published version *
corrigenda: In Table 4 (p.121), the footnote superscripts in the '2' row should all be 4 (and not 5 and 6); and delete the superscript 6 in the '12' row.
1996. [comments, North Central Australia], pp.104-6 in Country. Aboriginal boundaries and land ownership in Australia by Peter Sutton. (Aboriginal History monograph 3.) Canberra: Aboriginal History Inc. 201pp. 29 cm. ISBN 0731521463
1996. Cardinal direction terminology in Western Desert
Presented to the Australian Linguistic Institute workshop Wednesday 10
July 1996 'Where did the Western Desert Language come from?'.
draft pp.102-124 in Reading Brick ([iii]+347pp.) * slightly revised
version, 27 February 1997 http://hdl.handle.net/1885/100825
1993 . Gerhardt
Laves. [Obituary.] Australian Aboriginal Studies
1993. (with Peter Sutton & Petronella Morel) Muckaty Land Claim. Darwin: Northern Land Council.
kinship affix *-rti.
Memorial volume for Steve Johnson, ed. by Nicholas Evans &
Journal of Linguistics 12.1,123-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07268609208599473
corrigendum: p.136, last line: change 'us' to 'me'
addendum: Warlpiri -rdi was one of the "singular marker of kinship terms" noted by G.N. O'Grady (1959:109) (Significance of the circumcision boundary in Western Australia, BA thesis, University of Sydney.)
1992. Hot and cold over clockwise, pp.291-297 in The language game: papers in memory of Donald C. Laycock, ed. by T.E. Dutton, M.D. Ross & D.T. Tryon. Pacific Linguistics C-110. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, RSPacS, ANU. * PDF http://hdl.handle.net/1885/8753 at ANU Open Access Research
1992. Beetaloo Bill Jangari, pp.12-14, in Northern
of Biography, Volume 2. Darwin: NTU Press. * revised edition 2008 http://www.territorystories.nt.gov.au/jspui/bitstream/10070/260154/1/Northern%20Territory%20Dictionary%20of%20Biography.pdf
1992. [one of the 'Aboriginal Place-Name Consultants' to] The Cambridge Dictionary of Australian Places compiled and written by Richard & Barbara Appleton. Melbourne: CUP.
1991. (with JPM Long) Review of: Northern Territory Dictionary of Biography. Volume One: To 1945. Aboriginal History 15.2,192-195.
1991. [Warlpiri fire management], p.12 in Management of Spinifex Deserts for Nature Conservation, ed. by David Pearson. Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Department of Conservation and Land Management, Como, WA, 11-13 July 1990. Occasional Paper 1/91, May 1991. x+49pp. ISSN 1031-4865 Como, WA: Department of CALM.
1990. Wakirti Warlpiri. A short dictionary of Eastern Warlpiri with grammatical notes. Kunayungku, Tennant Creek, Alekarenge. Original compiled by Jane Simpson and Warlpiri women. Draft 5: May 1990 xv+61pp. prepared by David Nash. Photocopied and distributed.
1990. Patrilects of the Warumungu and Warlmanpa and their neighbours, pp.209-220 in Language and History: Essays in honour of Luise Hercus, ed. by Peter Austin, R.M.W. Dixon, Tom Dutton and Isobel White. Pacific Linguistics C-116. Canberra: Linguistics, RSPacS, ANU.
1989. Donald Jupurrula Graham. [Obituary.] Australian
Studies 1/1989, 68-69. http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=160935528771949;res=IELIND
1989. (with Jane Simpson) AIAS archive of machine-readable
Australian languages: the National Lexicography Project. Australian
Aboriginal Studies 1/1989, 57-59. * in 'News and information' http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=160916895800691;res=IELIND
1986. Lexicography. Section 3.14 [pp.180-3] in Science
Technology for Aboriginal Development,
ed. by Barney D. Foran & Bruce W. Walker. (Project Report No.
Alice Springs: CSIRO and
Centre for Appropriate Technology. ISBN 0 643 04129 X (CSIRO) ISBN 0
1 4 (CAT) Proceedings of TAGAL workshop, Alice Springs, 8-10 October
1985. * case study of the semantics of bush in Australian
English * PDF scan http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9016
at ANU Open Access Research
1986. Motor vehicles in central Australian Aboriginal society: some preliminary notes. Section 3.17 [2 pages] in Science and Technology for Aboriginal Development, ed. by Barney D. Foran & Bruce W. Walker. (Project Report No. 3) Alice Springs: CSIRO and Centre for Appropriate Technology. ISBN 0 643 04129 X (CSIRO) ISBN 0 9590953 1 4 (CAT) Proceedings of TAGAL workshop, Alice Springs, 8-10 October 1985. * PDF scan http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11800 at ANU Open Access Research
1986. Topics in Warlpiri grammar.
Linguistics. [Copyright 1985]. ISBN 0-8240-5435-0 263pp. New York,
Garland Publishing Inc. * slightly corrected version of 1980
dissertation, and additional bibliography
p.65, under vowel chart: change “vowels” to “vowel”
p.162, line 2: change “alternation” to “alternative”
p.165, line 1: insert “the” before “extreme”
p.205, line 9: insert “as if it” before “were”
p.217, last sentence before §7.3.1: change to “This suffix assigns a predicate both to the subject and object of a verb”.
1985. (with †P. Patrick Jangala). Warlpiri dictionary update. Language in Central Australia 3,23-4.
1985. The Warumungu's reserves 1892-1962: a case study in
Aboriginal Studies 1984/1,2-16. http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=288496850005586;res=IELIND
p.6c 'reserve' not 'Reserve' in both Harney quotations
p.6c second Harney quotation is actually Harney (1947:152-3); insert 'even': 'I smile even now …'
p.11a in source for quotation capitalise 'New'
p.11a change 'Tuxsworth' to 'Tuxworth'
p.15c in Gillen (1968) publisher should not be italicised
p.15c add to References: Harney, W.E. (1947), Brimming billabongs : the life story of an Australian Aboriginal, Angus & Robertson, Sydney.
p.15c change 'Harney, W.A.' to 'Harney, W.E.' (3 times)
land rights in
Territory, pp.34-46 in Further Applications of
Contexts, ed. by Graham R. McKay & Bruce A. Sommer.
Papers No. 8. 133pp. Melbourne: Applied Linguistics Association of
Australia. * http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10618
* HTML version
1983. (with Mary Laughren). Warlpiri Dictionary Project: Aims, method, organization and problems of definition, pp.109-133 in Papers in Australian Linguistics No. 15: Australian Aboriginal Lexicography, ed. by Peter Austin. Pacific Linguistics A-66.
1983. TESL and Warlpiri Children. N.T. Bilingual Education Newsletter No. 1,6-24; 2,47. PDF http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9017 at ANU Open Access Research, HTML * a contrast of Warlpiri and English sound systems
1982. Aboriginal knowledge of the aeroplane 'Kookaburra'. Aboriginal
History 6.1,61-73. http://epress.anu.edu.au?p=71431
* also at http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=089338818206100;res=IELIND
1982. Review of Carl Georg von Brandenstein: Ngadjumaja. An Aboriginal language of south-east Western Australia. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft, 48, 1980. Australian Journal of Linguistics 2.2,270-6. DOI: 10.1080/072686082058599294
1982. Warlpiri preverbs and verb roots, pp.165-216 in Work Papers of SIL-AAB, Series A Volume 6 in Memory of Lothar Jagst, ed. by Stephen M. Swartz. Berrimah, N.T.: SIL-AAB. 2.6MB PDF scan of volume (325 pages) * http://www.ausil.org.au/sites/ausil/files/WP-A-6%20Warlpiri%20Verb%20Roots_0.pdf * July 1981 preprint (in defunct DEC runoff format)
1982. An etymological note on Warlpiri kurdungurlu, pp.141-59 in Languages of kinship in Aboriginal Australia, ed. by Jeffrey Heath, Francesca Merlan and Alan Rumsey. Oceania Linguistic Monographs No. 24. Sydney: University of Sydney. http://hdl.handle.net/1885/202188 https://www.academia.edu/43255225/LANGUAGES_OF_KINSHIP_IN_ABORIGINAL_AUSTRALIA
1982. Review notice of R.M.W. Dixon: The
Languages of Australia (CUP 1980). Hemisphere
(January/February),234-5. ISSN 0018-0300
1982. The outstation movement: the long road back. Central Australian Land Rights News 15,16. Outstation update. 16, Spring 1982,14.
1981. Preliminary vocabulary of the Warlmanpa language. 64pp., M.I.T., May, revised December l979, June 1981. With grammatical preface, and annotated Capell text. Photocopied and distributed. AIAS Library. Revised as machine-readable data files. Deposited at ASEDA, AIATSIS.
1981. Prospects for Warumungu literacy. Institute for Aboriginal Development, October 1981. Abridged version published in Aboriginal Languages Association Newsletter No. 3, May 1982:9-10.
1981. (ed.) Sourcebook for Central Australian Languages. Compiled by Kathy Menning. Pilot edition, November. Alice Springs: I.A.D. Machine-readable version deposited at ASEDA, AIATSIS, including vocabularies in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. * bibliographies are included in Austlang, an AIATSIS project
1981. (with Jane Simpson). 'No-name' in central Australia,
in Papers from the Parasession on Language and Behavior, Chicago
Linguistic Society May 1-2, 1981,
Carrie S. Masek et al. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.
1980. A traditional land claim by the Warlmanpa, Warlpiri, Mudbura and Warumungu traditional owners. Alice Springs: Central Land Council.
1979. Warlpiri vowel assimilations, pp.12-24 in MIT Working Papers in Linguistics. Vol. 1. Papers on Syllable Structure, Metrical Structure and Harmony Processes, ed. by Ken Safir. Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. * superseded by a chapter of 1980 dissertation
1979. Foreigners in their own land: Aborigines in court. Legal
Bulletin 4.3,105–7. http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/alterlj4&start_page=105&collection=journals&id=124
Yidiny stress: A metrical account. CUNYForum
(Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the North Eastern
Society held at City University of New York, November 1978.) PDF http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9024
at ANU Open Access Research
2021. Liquid anomaly: r-initial words in Warlpiri. GALW1 First Global Australian Languages Workshop (Session 1: Historical Linguistics & Multilingualism I), 17 May 2021.
2020. English invariant verbs semantics. Presented to Breen Symposium, online, Thursday 2 July 2020. * about English verbs which do not distinguish Past and Present
2019. Mapping linguistic properties of Indigenous placenames. Presented to ANZMapS conference ‘Mapping in Action’, 25 September 2019, National Library of Australia, Canberra. * abstract in https://www.anzmaps.org/wp-content/uploads/abstracts-1.pdf
2019. A test of Pama-Nyungan phylogenies: how close are Mirniny and Wirangu. Presnted at ICHL 24th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, 1st July 2019, ANU, Canberra. * earlier version presented to the 18th Australian Languages Workshop 15–17 March 2019, University of Melbourne, at Marysville * abstract
2017. The place of placenames, presented 15 December 2017 at workshop ‘Sociotopography: the interplay of language, culture, and environment’ at ALT2017 12th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT), ANU, Canberra. * abstract booklet
2017. Vowel colour, or phonic chiaroscuro, presented at the Symposium to honor the work of Andy Butcher on the occasion of his 70th Birthday, University of Melbourne, 12 October 2017 https://web.archive.org/web/20180819065104/http://ianxgreen.com/celebratethedate/pdf/Nash.pdf
2017. Multiple compassionate interjections in Warlpiri. Presented at 'Emotional ‘sprinklers’: Interjections and evaluative morphology in Australian languages and elsewhere' convened by Maïa Ponsonnet, Rogers Room, Woolley Building, The University of Sydney, Friday 24 February 2017.
2016. Vehicle terminology in Australian languages. Presented at 'Professor Peter Sutton, ethnographer and contrarian: A celebration and colloquium', Ingkarni Wardli, University of Adelaide, Sunday 21 August 2016; and (as 'Wheeled vehicle terminology in Australian languages') at a symposium for the 25th anniversary of the Strehlow Research Centre, Alice Springs, Tuesday 27 September 2016.
2016. Warlmanpa verb roots in comparative perspective. Presented to Ngumpin-Mirndi Language Contact Workshop, 8 April 2016, St Leo's College, University of Queensland.
2014. Some remarks on ethnobiology fieldwork. Invited presentation to Plants, Animals, Words (PAW) Workshop http://paw.plantsanimalswords.org/, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, Friday 3 October 2014.
2014. The value of scientific names from (Australian) indigenous languages. Presented to FEL XVIII, Naha, Okinawa, 19 September 2014. * published in proceedings 2014
2014. 'Some case studies of word reconstitution: wombat, dingo, boomerang'. Invited presentation to AustKin workshop 'Garbled voices from the archives: Restoring Aboriginal words and meanings in historical sources', School of Literature Languages and Linguistics, ANU, Wednesday 16 April 2014
2013. Alternating generations again again. Presented to Central Australian Linguistic Circle (CALC), Alice Springs, 9 September 2013; presented 2 October 2013 to Australian Linguistic Society annual conference, University of Melbourne. * published online in selected papers 2014 http://hdl.handle.net/11343/40958
2013. Bulga, Nyrang and other Pidgin placenames of NSW. 21pp. PDF. * published as 'Placenames evidence for NSW Pidgin' 2016
2013. Reviving unique words. Presented Thursday 25 July 2013 to 'Endangered Words, and Signs of Revival', Australex 2013 annual conference, The University of Adelaide. * abstract * published online in selected papers 2014
2008. Deriving Mrs Daisy: the Bates records of Australian languages. Presented to the Inaugural Conference of the Society for the History of Linguistics in the Pacific (SHLP), hosted by Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. 1st August 2008. * abstract
2007. Language stakes. Hypothetical Panel member,
Languages Conference, University of Adelaide, 6:30–9pm 26 September 2007
2007. The national language [policy] situation and legislation. WA State Language Centre Conference, Wangka Maya, South Hedland, 20-23 May 2007 * see also http://www.anu.edu.au/linguistics/nash/aust/policy.html
2007. Where do Warlpiri simple verbs come from? Presented
Beach Workshop on Australian Languages, University of Sydney,
March 2007. * abstract
* published 2008 'Warlpiri verb roots in comparative perspective'
2007. Wiradjuri placenames. 1 hour presentation (with worksheet) to 'Local Language Link-up: Wiradjuri Sharing Workshop', convened by NSW Board of Studies and NSW Department of Education and Training. Coventry Room, Parkes Library, Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th March 2007.2006. Colour and the Ordinary Working Linguist. Presented 8 September 2006 to Re-materialising Colour: a two day interdisciplinary symposium, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, The Australian National University, Canberra.
2006. Language identification: the case of Palyku and Nyiyaparli (east Pilbara). Presented to Pearl Beach Workshop on Australian Languages, University of Sydney, 18 March 2006; and to WA State Language Conference, Wangka Maya, South Hedland, June 2007
2005. Stanner and the Warumungu 1934. Presented 25 November 2005 to symposium WEH Stanner: anthropologist & public intellectual, Coombs Lecture Theatre; Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, The Australian National University, Canberra.
2005. Little names: -dool in northern NSW. Presented 1 October 2005 to Australian Placenames of Indigenous Origin conference, hosted by the Australian National Placenames Survey. Geosciences Australia, Canberra. * superseded by 2011 unpublished paper
2005. Vehicle terms. Presented 26 May 2005 to Cruising Country symposium, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, The Australian National University, Canberra. * earlier version 'Vehicle loan words' presented 19 March 2005 to Workshop on Australian Aboriginal Languages, 18-20 March 2005. University of Sydney, Crommelin Field Station, Pearl Beach, NSW.
2003. (with John Henderson, Andrew Gargett, and Denham Harry (UWA)). Interpretation and re-presentation of historical language materials: Laves' 1931 Nyungar notes. Presented to the Australian Linguistic Society annual meeting, University of Newcastle, 27 September 2003. PowerPoint slides: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/142171 * abstract
2002. Endangered languages. Invited lecture in course Language Planning, Linguistics, Arts, ANU. 23 October.
2001. (with David Wilkins). Warlpiri terminology for colour. Invited paper presented 7 December 2001 to 'Art of Seeing and the Seeing of Art' conference, RSBS ANU and National Gallery of Australia.
to a 'Symposium Language Endangerment and Language Maintenance: an
approach', La Trobe University, 29-30 November 1999 * mentioned pp.
xiv,348 in the subsequent volume of the same name, edited by David
Bradley & Maya Bradley. Routledge (August 2, 2002) Reprint edition
(April 11, 2015) https://www.amazon.com/Language-Endangerment-Maintenance-Active-Approach/dp/1138878340
1998 (in prep.) Ethnocartography: understanding central
Draft 21/5/1998, 28pp. Presented to Space seminar, 22 April 1998, Language and Cognition Group, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 4pp. handout.
Draft 2/10/1998, 30pp. Presented to Australian Anthropological Society annual conference, 2 October 1998, Canberra.
1998. Motion lexicalisation: Warlpiri and Warlmanpa. Presented to a Motion Workshop at the Third International Workshop on Australian Aboriginal Languages, 28-29 April 1998, MPI, Nijmegen; and to the Grammatical Models Group, Faculty of Arts, Tilburg University (Grammaticamodellen, Faculteit der Letteren, Katholieke Universiteit Brabant), 6 May 1998. * Abstract; 5pp. handout.
1997. Developing 'Indicators for Natural and Cultural Heritage:
Indigenous Languages, presented to Second
International Workshop on Australian Aboriginal Languages,
Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of
Melbourne, Saturday 20 December 1997.
1997. Patterns in grog terminology in Australian
Work-in-progress presented to International workshop on Australian Aboriginal languages, Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Saturday 31 May 1997; at the Central Australian Linguistics Circle (CALC), Alice Springs, 27 June 1997; and at the Top End Linguistic Circle (TELC), Katherine, 5 July 1997
Most data published in an appendix (pages 5,211–215) in The grog book: strengthening indigenous community action on alcohol by Maggie Brady. Canberra: Dept. of Health and Family Services, 1998. ISBN 0642367299. Selected data in 2nd edition 2005, pp.8-9.
1997. Links between language and country. Presented at University of Helsinki, 14 April 1997 * 1 toponymy /2 language ‘handover’ in Dreaming tracks 3/ patrilects 4/ language use by location: case of Warlmanpa overlooked in historical record
1997. Warlmanpa grammar, in Language Tutorial, Spring meeting of the Language Association of Great Britain (LGB), Edinburgh, 6-9 April.
(with JPM Long) Diary -- Walker Bros Prospecting Expedition 1913. Edited and annotated.
1996. Draft Mudburra sketch grammar.
1996. Damin phonotactics. Presented to Top End Linguistic Circle (TELC), Batchelor, 17 August 1996. * published 1997 (with Ken Hale) as 'Lardil and Damin Phonotactics'
1996. (with Jane Simpson) Internal reduplication in languages of the north central Northern Territory. 5pp. handout. Presented to Australian Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, Canberra, 6 July 1996.
1995. Layardil language study: history and prospects. 4pp. briefing notes.
1995. CA Flora conceptualisations. Presented to the Central Australian Linguistic Circle, IAD, Alice Springs, 1 July.
1995. A few men in good seasons. Presented to The Australian Frontiers Conference, 20-22 April 1995, Longreach, organised by the Australian Studies Centre, University of Queensland.
1995. (with John Henderson). State of Environment Report: Culture and Heritage Indigenous Languages. Report for Australian Heritage Commission, Culture and Heritage Focus Group. 39pp. January 1995. * see Henderson & Nash 1997
(submitted 1994) Warlmanpa lost and found, in Can Aboriginal and Islander languages survive?, ed. by P. McConvell & R. Amery. (unpublished book) PDF version of paper
1994. Warlpiri suffix /-kanjayi/ 'how far?'. Presented to meeting of Australianist comparativists, Stanwell Tops, 1-2/10/1994. 5pp. handout.
1993. Way-finding in Australia's deserts by the Warlpiri and their neighbours. Presented to Cultural Organisation of Space session of Multiple Worlds: A Conference on Spatial Representations, 29 November - 3 December, hosted by the Cognitive Anthropology Research Group, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
1993. Pintupi plant terms. 5pp., draft 28/8/1993. Deposited at AIATSIS.
1992. (with David Wilkins). The European Discovery of a Multilingual Australia: The Linguistic Successes of a Failed Expedition. Revised 2005 * published 2008
Notes on way-finding by Warlpiri and Warlmanpa Aborigines of the
north-central Northern Territory. 2pp. Presented to ALI Space Workshop,
Sydney University, 9 July 1992.
1991. Semantic domains for lexica of Australian languages. Presented to Australex session, Thursday 3 October, in Australian Linguistics Society Annual Conference, Duchesne College, University of Queensland.
1991. A week is a long time with Xavier Herbert. 24pp. ts. AIATSIS Library PMS 4931.
1990. Central Australia as a linguistic area. Presented to Central Australian Linguistic Circle (CALC), IAD, Alice Springs, 23 June 1990.
1990. (with LA Hercus, HJ Koch & JH Simpson). High vowel phonotactics in central Australian languages. [abstract] Presented at the annual meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society, Macquarie University, 27 September 1990. 5pp. handout. * expanded as 2017 poster
1990. 'Aborigines and the Tanami', 2hr presentation in Course C32 'Tanami Desert' and Bungle Bungles' coordinated by Penny van Oosterzee. 8pm-10pm, 19 April 1990. Conference Room, Centre for Continuing Education, Eggleston Rd, ANU.
1990. Travellers and toponymy in the west central Northern Territory. Seminar, AIATSIS, April 1990.
1989. Olive Pink's Warlpiri vocabulary, keyboarded from her MS file slips ca.1934. Approx. 700 items. Machine-readable data files, and printout. AIATSIS Library PMS 4637.
1989. (with Jane Simpson). AIAS National Lexicography Project. Final Report. Canberra. 14+pp., 8 appendices. Photocopied. AIATSIS Library PMS 4646.
1989. Report on AIAS National Lexicography Project. Presented in Making Dictionaries session, Top End Linguistic Circle (TELC), Myilly Point Campus, NTU, 27 June 1989.
1987. The Phonology of Demiin (Lardil, Gulf of Carpentaria). Presented to Australian Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, Canberra. * published 1997 (with Ken Hale) as 'Lardil and Damin Phonotactics'
1986. Warlpiri Preverb Semantics. University of Auckland, weekly seminar, 27 March.
1985. Ethnodialectology in west central NT. Presented to Australian Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, Brisbane, August. * published 1990 as 'Patrilects...'
1985. Proof of Evidence. Submission (Exhibit 176) in the Warumungu land claim hearing on behalf of the claimants. July 1985.
1984. Pronouns & reference in central N.T. languages. 2pp. handout. Presented to the annual meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society, August 1984, Alice Springs. * Conference abstract: "A continuing study of the Australian languages of the west-central N.T. has revealed regional features especially of vocabulary and morphology. In the context of presenting some of these, a comparison of anaphora (especially independent pronominal and deictic terms) in these languages (Warlpiri, Warlmanpa, Warumungu, Mudbura) will be made."
1984-. Reports, with colour slides, VHS video recordings (1987-), documenting travel in Warlpiri and Warlmanpa country west of Tennant Creek. Deposited at AIATSIS.
1984. Contribution about central NT in 'Field reports of the introduction of new media to remote Aboriginal communities', ANZAAS Pre-conference workshop, convened by Eric Michaels. Sunday 13 May 1984, AIAS.
1984. Prospects for Warlpiri country between Lajamanu and Warrego. 23pp., map. 27 June 1984. Deposited at AIAS Library MS 3953. Update, 6 October 1985. 10pp.
1984. Yuendumu Land Trust. January 1984. 52pp. Confidential report to Central Land Council.
1984. (with David Wilkins). English form - Aboriginal semantics: semantic change in a contact situation. Paper given to CAALG (Central Australian Adult Literacy Group), Alice Springs, 25 May 1984.
1984. (with Barry Alpher). 1984. Lexical replacement and cognate equilibrium in Australia. June 1982 draft version, in Pre-circulation papers: Papers presented to the annual meetings Australian Linguistics Society, August 1984, Alice Springs, pp.17-44. * AIATSIS Library Ms 2008 * revised version published AJL 1999
1984. Mudbura Vocabulary based on P. McConvell's Mudbura notes 1974-76. [Alphabetical, and by semantic domain.] Machine-readable data files, and printout. 22 November 1984. Deposited at AIAS Library.1983. Four computer-generated lists, compiled at Warlpiri Literature Production Centre (Yuendumu, NT), and deposited at AIAS Library:
1982. 'Warlpiri Auxiliary Gapping', presented to Australian Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, Sydney, August. * PDF of handout
1981. 'Eskimo and Warlpiri without pre-affixal syntax', presented to Australian Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, Canberra, August.
1981. (with Jane Simpson). 'Ngarluma is not split-ergative', presented to Australian Linguistics Society Annual Meeting, Canberra.
1981. Alyawarra: a growing language. 2 November 1981. [i]+6+pp. typescript. 22 copies distributed. IAD, October 1981.
1981. (with Mary Laughren) 1981. Closed kinship systems and kin-reference: the Warlpiri case. Presented to Australian Anthropological Society, Canberra, 25-28 August 1981. * published in Laughren 1982
1981. Preliminary Vocabulary of the Warlmanpa Language. 64pp., M.I.T., May, revised December l979, June 1981. AIAS Library. Revised as machine-readable data files. Deposited at AIAS Library. * Grammatical preface
1980. 'Complex verbs in Warlpiri', presented to the Linguistic Society of Australia, August 27.
1980. Topics in Warlpiri Grammar. MIT dissertation. http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/15974 at MIT DSpace * available from MITWPL * abstract at UMI * corrigenda available on request, most incorporated in the corrected version published 1986
7 page typescript, 25 March 1979. * list of 90 Yidiny short utterances
extracted for phonetic analysis. A photocopy of the trackings are at
AIATSIS Library, MS 1276 (91 leaves)
AIATSIS Library annotation: F0 and Intensity trackings on utterances from tapes recorded by K. Hale and R.M.W. Dixon, in Yidiny (see A.I.A.S. tapes A4607, A1942a, A26166)
1978. Flora terms in the Warlpiri, Warlmanpa, and Warumungu languages. iii+16pp., Tennant Creek, August 1978. Deposited at AIAS Library, pMs 2817. * revised 1984 as a machine-readable database, with Kaytej and Alyawarre added * 1996 printed version of Warlpiri, Warlmanpa, and Warumungu extract
1977. "Stress in some Australian languages -- a metrical account" / "Metrical theory of stress: some Australian cases", presented to the Linguistic Society of Australia, Sat 27 August, University of Melbourne. Abstract (pp.11-13) in conference programme in LSAus Newsletter * abstract as PDF
1976. A survey of ergativity in linguistics. 22pp. MIT mimeo.
1974. The comitative affix in Wiradhuri. ANU Linguistics
(Arts) term paper. AIAS Library, pMs 3688. * supporting
map * placenames part published 2014 as 'Comitative placenames in