The introduction to the Lushootseed-English section catalogs Lushootseed word-building structures, and entries exemplify each prefix, suffix, and root. The English-Lushootseed section features encyclopedic entries on many culturally significant topics such as Native canoe classifications and animal names. Scientific classifications are included for botanical terms, and cultural information makes the volume interesting for the nonlinguist. An extensive introduction explains the structure of entries and provides clear definitions of grammatical terms. A detailed description of the sounds of Lushootseed will be invaluable for learners of the language. The traditional dictionary format is readable and economical, resulting in a volume of manageable size.... count-EJ tl chipmunk-ML/VH Compare s^q^Sct, [Snohomish, SL] agt;tr ?u/ka#39;*if a#39;i-t- ab abdominal operation-LL agt;lx ?u/kagt;wiia#39;=5ad-i-t-ab They opened up his leg. ... - SSPaamp;13I : dil ?u adsaskwi?atcutbitubuf Is this how you isolate yourself from us? ... See cut ka#39;*ita#39;(0 butcher, clean a chicken or fish, operate on someone. ... butcher it, clean it-EK mud swallow (?uda73tsb ka#39;usuka#39;wica#39;ids ti?a? d3xwus4qws.
|Author||:||Dawn Bates, Thom Hess, Hilbert, Vi|
|Publisher||:||University of Washington Press - 1994|