ERIC Number: ED172528
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Holikachuk Noun Dictionary (Preliminary).
Kari, James, Comp.; And Others
This dictionary contains lists of nouns in the Holikachuk Athabaskan language as spoken by about twenty people, most of whom live in the village of Grayling, Alaska. The Holikachuk alphabet and sound system are presented. The nouns with English equivalents are listed according to the following categories: animals, fish, insects, birds, plants, relatives, people, body parts, land and water, sky and weather, time, fire, numbers, colors, clothes, sewing, hunting, tools, shelter, household and personal items, food, cooking utensils, transportation, games, spiritual, non-material, particles, question words and locatives. (AMH)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Alphabets, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Definitions, Dictionaries, Glossaries, Language Research, Nouns, Pronunciation, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary, Written Language
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Juneau, AK.; Iditarod Area School District, McGrath, AK.
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.