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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

The Spoken Language of the Pitta-Pitta Aboriginals : An Elementaet G-EAMMAE 1-40 Section 1. Where Spoken. 2. Geographical Limits of the Boulia District. 3. Pro- nunciation. 4. Gender, Number, and Person. 5. Personal Pronouns — Nominative. 6. Personal Pronouns Objective — Direct Object. 7- Personal Pronouns Objective — Indirect Object. 8. Auxiliary Verbs. 9. Indefinite Articles. 10. Personal Pronouns- Possessive. 11. Nouns — Nominative. 12. Nouns — Vocative. l.S. Nouns — Possessive. 14. Nouns— Objective. 15. Nouns— Plural and Dual. 16. Nouns — Gender. 17. Verbs— Active, Indicative. 18. Verbal Pronouns. 19. Verbs, Active— Imperative. 20. Adjectives. 21. Adverbs. 22. Prepositions — Motion. 23. Prepositions — Rest. 24. Prepositions — Purpose, Reason, Means. 25. Prepositions — Time. 26. Conjunctions. 27. Comparison of Adjectives. 28. Comparison of Adverbs. 29. Verbs — Active, Infinitive. 30. Verbs — Special Forms of the Future. 31. Verbs — Special Forms of the Imperative. 32. Reflexive Verbs. 33. Special Forms of Transitive and Intransitive Verbs. 34. Relative Pronouns. 35. Interrogative Pronouns. 36. Numerals, &o. 37. Ideas of Quantity and Size. 38. Ideas of Time. 39. Ideas of Place, Direction, and Distance. 40. Interrogation, Double, and Uncertainty. 41. Notes of Exclamation, &c. 42. Participles and Perfects. 43. Introduction to the Pitta-Pitta Vocabulary. 44. Pitta- Pitta Vocabulary.

CHAPTER II.

Tabulae Compaeison bbtweek Vaeious Selected Woeds Used in the DlFFEEENT EtHNOGBAPHICAI DiSTBICTS OF NoETH-WeST-CeNTBAL Queensland .- 41-55 Section 45. Boulia District and the Various Tribes Occupying it. 46. Leichhardt- Selwyn District. 47. Cloncurry District. 48. Flinders District. 49, Upper Georgina District. 50. North- West-Central Queensland, 51. Introduction to the Philological Tables. 52. Words Relating to Parts of the Body. 53. Fauna and Flora. 54. Other Objects of Nature. 55. Weapons, Utensils, &c. 56. Numerals. 57. Abstract Ideas. 58. Family Relationships. CHAPTER III. Social AND Individual NoMBHCLATUEE : Class Systems, &c 56-70 Section 59. Introductory. 60. Patronym. 61. Gamomatronym. 62. Paedoma- tronym. 63. Heteronym. 64. Geneanym. 65. Genealogical Tree in the Pitta-Pitta Language. 66. Aboriginal and European Relationship Equivalents. 67. Autonym. 68. Climanym. 69. Summary of Nomenclature. 70. Similar Systems in Other Portions of Queensland. 71. Probable Interpretation of the Class Systems.

CHAPTER IV.

The Expeession of Ideas by Manual Signs: A Sign Language 71-90 Section 72. Introductory. 73-74. Mammals. 75-76. Birds. 77-78. Reptiles. 79-80. Fish. 81-82. Molluscs. 83-84. Arthropoda. 85-86. Plants. 87-88. Other Objects of Nature. 89-90. Individuals, Family Relatives. 91-92. Ornaments, Weapons, Imple- ments, Utensils, Huts. 93-94. Number. 95-96. Locality, Direction. 97-98. Time. 99-100. Interrogation. 101-102. Simple Acts, States, and Conditions. 103-104. Complex Conditions, Abstract Ideas.