Max Planck Institute
for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Linguistics

Typological tools for field linguistics


Questionnaire on Motion in Australian Languages

The purpose of this questionnaire is to gain a first comparative picture of the lexical resources Australian languages draw on for the expression of motion, and the manner in which motion descriptions are "packaged". The questionnaire should also be useful in a broader context than Australian languages.

The questionnaires
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Developed by
David Wilkins, David Nash and Jane Simpson