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Aboriginal Words of Australia by A. W. Reed Paperback / softback book

Aboriginal Words of Australia

By A. W. Reed

  • ISBN: 9781876334161
  • Published: 1998-06-01
  • Binding: Paperback / softback

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Book Description:

Is Kangaroo an Aboriginal word? What does brolga mean? Many of the words Australians use every day have their origins in some of the hundreds of Aboriginal languages once spoken across the land. this book is a fascinating reference for anyone interested in knowing more about the original inhabitants of this vast continent.

About the Author
Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of Maori culture. He died in 1979.

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Aboriginal Words of Australia

Aboriginal Words of Australia

By A. W. Reed Paperback / softback
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