Mbabaram: a Dying Australian Language

  title={Mbabaram: a Dying Australian Language},
  author={Robert E. Dixon},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={97 - 121}
  • R. Dixon
  • Published 1 February 1966
  • Linguistics
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
Between October 1963 and August 1964 the writer was engaged in linguistic field-work in the Cairns Rain Forest of North Queensland, while employed as Research Officer by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Intensive studies were made of the Dyirbal, Giramay, and Mamu languages, and linguistic descriptions of these languages are at present being prepared for publication. In 1942 Tindale had mentioned a language that he called ‘Barbaram’, spoken on top of the Dividing Range about 70… 
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