ERIC Number: ED396528
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
St. Lawrence Island Junior Dictionary.
Silook, Roger, Comp.; And Others
The dictionary is designed for learners of St. Lawrence Island (Alaska) Yupik, an Eskimo dialect. An introductory section gives an overview of the Yupik alphabet and phonology. Alphabetical word listings in St. Lawrence Island Yupik follow, with definitions in both Yupik and English. A sample sentence in Yupik using the entry word is followed by its equivalent English translation. Multiple meanings are also included whenever they exist. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Alphabets, Eskimo Aleut Languages, Phonology, Pronunciation, Regional Dialects, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary, Yupik
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
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.