Capell, Arthur

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Dates:
Birth 1902-03-28
Death 1986

Biographical notes:

Linguist and anthropologist. Capell was ordained an Anglican minister in 1926, and shortly after became a Reader in Oceanic languages at Sydney University. His early and significant linguistic work was in New Guinea. Capell published a large number of works on language. His works include 'Handbook of Australian languages', 'A new approach to Australian linguistics,' and linguistic surveys of Australia, the South-Western Pacific and New Guinea.

From the description of Papers of Arthur Capell, [ca. 1890-1989] [manuscript]. [ca. 1890-1989]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 436100241

Linguist and anthropologist. Born 1902, died 1986, Capell was ordained an Anglican minister in 1926, and shortly after became a Reader in Oceanic languages at Sydney University. In New Guinea he successfully established communication with the newly discovered tribes of New Guinea. Capell published a large number of works on language. His works include 'Handbook of Australian languages', 'A new approach to Australian linguistics', and linguistic surveys of Australia, South-Western Pacific and New Guinea.

From the description of Papers of Arthur Capell [manuscript]. [19--] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225829650

Trained as a high school teacher, Arthur Capell was ordained in 1925, and later appointed Reader in Oceanic Linguistics at the University of Sydney. His special interest is the New Guinea and Pacific Ocean areas.

From the description of Bibliography [manuscript]. [19--]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225837059

Linguist and anthropologist. Ordained an Anglican minister in 1926, and shortly after became Reader in Oceanic languages at Sydney University. In New Guinea he successfully established communication with the newly discovered tribes of New Guinea. Capell published a large number of works on language study and the classification and structure of language. His works include Handbook of Australian languages, A new approach to Australian linguistics, and linguistic surveys of Australia, South-Western Pacific, and New Guinea.

From the description of Papers [microform]. 1956. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222891896

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Subjects:

  • Dalabon / Dangbon language (N60) (NT SD53-02)
  • Language--Linguistics--Vocabulary and grammar
  • Rembarrnga people (N73) (NT SD53-06)
  • Gumatj language (N141) (NT SD53-03)
  • Gaagudju / Gagadju / Gagadyu people (N50) (NT SD53-01)
  • Rirratjingu language (N140) (NT SD53-03)
  • Ngarinman / Ngarinyman people (C27) (NT SE52-01)
  • Ngalakan language (N77) (NT SE53-02)
  • Warramirri / Warramiri language (N131) (NT SD53-03)
  • Language--Texts and translations--Aboriginal to non--Aboriginal language
  • Murrinhpatha people (N3) (NT SD52-11)
  • Djinba / Dyinba people (N97) (NT SD53-02)
  • Rembarrnga language (N73) (NT SD53-06)
  • Rirratjingu people (N140) (NT SD53-03)
  • Polynesian languages
  • Manggalili people (N137) (NT SD53-03)
  • Linguists--Archives
  • Galpu language (N139) (NT SD53-04)
  • Nunggubuyu language (N128) (NT SD53-11)
  • Jawoyn people (N57) (NT SD53-09)
  • Wangurri language (N134) (NT SD53-03)
  • Maung / Mawng language (N64) (NT SC53-13)
  • Australian languages--Vocabulary
  • Galpu people (N139) (NT SD53-04)
  • Ngalakan people (N77) (NT SE53-02)
  • Anindilyakwa / Enindhilyagwa / Warnindilyakwa language (N151) (NT SD53-12)
  • Language--Linguistics--Language elicitation
  • Burarra language (N82) (NT SD53-02)
  • Urningangg people (N66) (NT SD53-05)
  • Garama people (N34) (NT SD52-12)
  • Wangurri people (N134) (NT SD53-03)
  • Iwaidja / Yiwayja / Yiwadya language (N39) (NT SC53-13)
  • Nunggubuyu people (N128) (NT SD53-11)
  • Language--Linguistics--Language classification
  • Djapu people (N145) (NT SD53-07)
  • Yangman people (N68) (NT SD53-13)
  • Gaagudju / Gagadju / Gagadyu language (N50) (NT SD53-01)
  • Language--Linguistics
  • Jawoyn language (N57) (NT SD53-09)
  • Yanyuwa / Yanuwa language (N153) (NT SE53-04)
  • Alawa people (N92) (NT SD53-10)
  • Mara / Marra language (N112) (NT SD53-11)
  • Gumatj people (N141) (NT SD53-03)
  • Language--Linguistics--Grammar and syntax
  • Manggalili language (N137) (NT SD53-03)
  • Mangarrayi / Mangarayi people (N78) (NT SD53-09)
  • Warramirri / Warramiri people (N131) (NT SD53-03)
  • Madarrpa people (N116.K) (NT SD53-07)
  • Language--Vocabulary
  • Kunbarlang / Gunbalang language (N69) (NT SD53-02)
  • Yanyuwa / Yanuwa people (N153) (NT SE53-04)
  • Djapu language (N145) (NT SD53-07)
  • Mengerrdji / Mangeri / Mangerr people (N53) (NT SD52-04)
  • Gunwinggu / Gunwinygu / Kunwinjku people (N65) (NT SD53-02)
  • Language--Vocabulary--Dictionaries and glossaries
  • Gurrgoni / Guragone / Gungurugoni people (N75) (NT SD53-02)
  • Ngandi language (N90) (NT SD53-06)
  • Gunavidji people (N74) (NT SD53-02)
  • Ritharrngu / Ridharrngu people (N104) (NT SD53-07)
  • Mangarrayi / Mangarayi language (N78) (NT SD53-09)
  • Anindilyakwa / Enindhilyagwa / Warnindilyakwa people (N151) (NT SD53-12)
  • Ngandi people (N90) (NT SD53-06)
  • Dalabon / Dangbon people (N60) (NT SD53-02)
  • Djinba/ Dyinba language (N97) (NT SD53-02)
  • Linquistics
  • Marrgu / Margu language (N45) (NT SC53-13)
  • Kunbarlang / Gunbalang people (N69) (NT SD53-02)
  • Amurdak / Umorrdak / Amarak language (N47) (NT SC53-13)
  • Burarra people (N82) (NT SD53-02)
  • Ndjebbana / Gunavidji / Gunibidji language (N74) (NT SD53-02)
  • Madarrpa language (N111) (NT SD53-07)
  • Mengerrdji / Mangeri / Mangerr language (N53) (NT SD52-04)
  • Ritharrngu / Ridharrngu language group (N104) (NT SD53-07)
  • Alawa language (N92) (NT SD53-10)
  • Gurrgoni / Guragone / Gungurugoni language (N75) (NT SD53-02)
  • Urningangg language (N66) (NT SD53-05)
  • Ngarinman / Ngarinyman language (C27) (NT SE52-01)
  • Yangman language (N68) (NT SD53-13)
  • Marrgu / Margu people (N45) (NT SC53-13)
  • Murrinhpatha language (N3) (NT SD52-11)
  • Oceanic languages
  • Warndarrang / Warndarang language (N120) (NT SD53-11)
  • Warndarrang / Warndarang people (N120) (NT SD53-11)
  • Gunwinggu / Gunwinygu / Kunwinjku language (N65) (NT SD53-02)
  • Oceanic languages--Vocabulary
  • Language--Vocabulary--Word lists
  • Language--Linguistics--Phonology and phonetics
  • Linguistics
  • Amurdak / Umorrdak / Amarak people (N47) (NT SC53-13)
  • Iwaidja / Yiwayja / Yiwadya people (N39) (NT SC53-13)
  • Australian languages--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
  • Mara / Marra people (N112) (NT SD53-11)
  • Garama language (N34) (NT SD52-12)
  • Maung / Mawng people (N64) (NT SC53-13)

Occupations:

  • Linguists

Places:

  • Oceania (as recorded)
  • Oceania (as recorded)
  • Australia--Northern Territory (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Arnhem Land (NT) (as recorded)
  • Northern Territory - Central NT (as recorded)
  • Northern Territory Top End (NT) (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)