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84 Spectrograms of typical realization of Bardi vowel phonemes . 87 Mean values and 1 StD of Bardi Vowels . . . . . . 89 Vowels in stressed (1) vs. unstressed (2) syllables . . . . 89 Histogram showing frequencies of consonants by position . 96 Histogram showing frequencies of consonant clusters . . . 97 Histogram showing frequencies of vowels by position . . . 99 Bardi sonority hierarchy . . . . . . . . . . 103 Summary of the Syllable Contact Law in Bardi . . .
The forms given as ‘Ord River’ are clearly Nyulnyulan, although not deﬁnitely any particular Nyulnyulan language. They are probably Nyikina. The words given as samples for the ‘King Sound’ group are probably Kija, which is the westernmost member of the Jarrakan family. 1) a. Knochen (‘bone’) gand’e (cf. Bardi gaanyji); King Sound gud’i(l) (Kija kujim11 ) b. Wasser (‘water’) wula (Bardi uula, Nyulnyul wula); King Sound kolo¨e (Kija kurlum) c. Sonne (‘sun’) walga (probably Nyikina, cf. Bardi aalga and Nyulnyul walg); King Sound banda(l) (Kija parntel) Capell (1940), in his classiﬁcation of Kimberley languages, also has a Dampierland group deﬁned typologically as preﬁxing languages without noun classiﬁcation.
84 Spectrograms of typical realization of Bardi vowel phonemes . 87 Mean values and 1 StD of Bardi Vowels . . . . . . 89 Vowels in stressed (1) vs. unstressed (2) syllables . . . . 89 Histogram showing frequencies of consonants by position . 96 Histogram showing frequencies of consonant clusters . . . 97 Histogram showing frequencies of vowels by position . . . 99 Bardi sonority hierarchy . . . . . . . . . . 103 Summary of the Syllable Contact Law in Bardi . . . . 103 Durations of awa, aya, and ayC sequences .
A Grammar of Bardi by Bowern, Claire