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Progress on Yindjibarndi ethnophysiography

Mark, D.M., Turk, A.G. and Stea, D. (2007) Progress on Yindjibarndi ethnophysiography. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4736 . pp. 1-19.

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This paper reviews progress on the Ethnophysiography study of the Yindjibarndi language from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Concentrating on terms for water-related features, it concludes that there are significant differences to the way such features are conceptualized and spoken of in English. Brief comments regarding a similar project with the Diné (Navajo) people of Southwestern USA are provided, together with conclusions regarding Ethnophysiography.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Information Technology
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Copyright: 2007 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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