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The Dhurga Dictionary and Learner's Grammar

A south-east coast, NSW Aboriginal language

Compilers: Patricia Ellis, Kerry Boyenga & Waine Donovan

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The Dhurga Dictionary and Learners Grammar: A South-East Coast NSW Aboriginal Language is an overdue and extremely valuable resource for the Dhurga speaking people of Yuin Country and of any person...

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The Dhurga Dictionary and Learners Grammar: A South-East Coast NSW Aboriginal Language is an overdue and extremely valuable resource for the Dhurga speaking people of Yuin Country and of any person wanting to learn the traditional language.

The Dhurga language is spoken from south of Nowra to Narooma and west to Braidwood and Araluen. This publication is the most concise compilation of the Dhurga language to date with over 730 words including informant and recorder details as validation of authenticity. The dictionary is user-friendly for all literacy levels and readers, it is the very first of its kind and in high demand.

 

Production Details
  • Paperback
  • 240mm x 170mm x 20mm
  • 128pp
  • Released June 2020 
  • ISBN 9781925302608
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About The Author

Siblings Patricia Ellis, Kerry Boyenga and Waine Donovan are all teachers with over 80 years’ experience collectively in the education system. All three have been teaching the Dhurga language since early 2000.

They are extremely passionate and proud of their Aboriginal culture and language and have worked tirelessly in their efforts to see the publication of The Dhurga Dictionary and Learners Grammar: A South-East Coast NSW Aboriginal Language. This is their gift to their language community.

About The Cover

Cover art: Waine Donovan 

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Based on 20 reviews
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C.D.
Great resource!

Purchased for our home library. Our daughter has loved going through it learning words.

J
June L.

Thoroughly satisfied with product - it would be ideal to be able to purchase a CD to learn how to pronounce/phonetics of the words at the same time as purchasing the book.

K
Kieran S.
The Dhurga Dictionary and learners Gramma book

It's what I needed to do my t shirts I'm working on 😁 happy as

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