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A Concise Dictionary of the Nuuchahnulth Language of Vancouver Island
Compiled and Edited by Stonham, John

Description

This is the first published dictionary of the Nuuchahnulth language of Vancouver Island, based primarily upon the Tsishaath variety and supplemented by material from a number of other dialects of the language. The main body of the dictionary consists of a collection of over 7,000 headwords of Nuuchahnulth, accompanied by English equivalents, and examples illustrating the use of the headword. In addition to this there are markers for part of speech and additional information concerning dialectal variation, usage, further information about the entry, and various grammatical details, including classifiers associated with nouns, irregular plurals and bound forms. This is followed by an English-Nuuchahnulth glossary of some 7,500 entries, an appendix on grammatical forms and another on placenames, and a list of references.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Abbreviations
Nuuchahnulth-English Dictionary
English-Nuuchahnulth Glossary
Appendices
Appendix I -Grammatical Paradigms
Appendix II- Placename Index
References


ISBN10:  0-7734-6138-8   ISBN13:  978-0-7734-6138-3    Pages:  564    Year:  2005   

Series: Native American Studies Number: 17

Subject Areas:  Canadian Studies, Dictionaries, Linguistics - Anthropology, Native American Studies, North America - Anthropology,

Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press

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