List of maps and plates; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Rough guide to pronunciation; 1. The language and its speakers; 2. Phonology; 3. Morphology; 4. Syntax; 5. Deep syntax; 6. Lexicon; Appendix; Texts; References; Vocabulary; List of affixes; Index of Australian languages and tribes.
Professor Dixon examines the grammar of Yidin, an Australian dying language.