ERIC Number: ED395487
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Dinjii Zhuh Ginjik Nagwan Tr'iltsaii. Gwich'in Junior Dictionary.
This dictionary is designed to provide students with the Gwich'in equivalents of common conversational English words and phrases, and is intended for use in bilingual classrooms. Gwich'in is an Athabaskan language spoken in several villages in Alaska. An introductory section provides background information on Gwich' in orthography and phonology, the Gwich'in alphabet, dialects, the dictionary's content and format, and how the dictionary was composed. A subsequent section contains a guide to reading the language. The dictionary itself is an English-Gwich'in listing with some line drawings for illustration. (MSE)
Descriptors: Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education, Decoding (Reading), English, Grammar, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Morphology (Languages), Phonology, Pronunciation, Reading Strategies, Regional Dialects, Spelling, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 900111, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0120.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.
Identifiers: Alaska; Kutchin