ERIC Number: ED169768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Dena'ina (Tanaina) Noun Dictionary.
Kari, James, Comp.
This noun dictionary of the Athapascan language covers all dialects of the Tanaina language of the Cook Inlet region. It has been prepared for the Dena'ina people to help maintain their language and culture. The introduction explains the Dena'ina dialects and the phonological system of the Dena'ina alphabet. The dictionary is organized into semantic categories and most words can be located by thinking about the subject area a word most naturally belongs to. A Dena'ina-English index is appended listing all the Dena'ina entries alphabetically along with the page number on which each word appears in the subject chapters. The dictionary contains 30 chapters and about 5,500 Dena'ina entries. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education, Cultural Background, Dialects, Dictionaries, Language Classification, Language Instruction, Lexicography, Nouns, Phonology, Regional Dialects, Second Language Learning, Semantics, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary, Word Lists
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 ($8.00)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.