Yolŋu Matha Dictionary (R.D. Zorc)

Yolŋu Matha Dictionary (R.D. Zorc)


Produced in the 1980s, this comprehensive dictionary is a valuable hard-copy resource for serious language learners, containing a detailed archive of Yolŋu terminology.


Yolŋu Matha (Yolngu Matha) and English

This dictionary was produced by David Zorc in the 1980s at the School for Australian Linguistics at Batchelor Institute and at the time was a ground breaking comprehensive documentation of the vocabularies of Yolŋu (Yolngu) languages. It includes spelling rules and reminders, language and dialect information and a brief guide to grammar, covering a range Yolŋu languages.

It is the most extensive dictionary available in print.

It is an important and valuable resource for serious language learners as a detailed archive of Yolŋu words. Many recently published dictionaries draw on and expand this vital work.

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