ERIC Number: ED172530
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Deg Xinag. Ingalik Noun Dictionary (Preliminary).
Kari, James, Comp.
This dictionary contains lists of nouns in the Deg Xinag or Ingalik language as spoken in the Yukon River villages of Anvik, Shageluk, and Holy Cross, and the Kuskokwim River village of Stony River. After a presentation of the Ingalik alphabet, the nouns, with English equivalents, are listed according to the following categories: mammals; fish; birds; insects; plants; pronouns; relatives; people; body parts; land and water; sky and weather; seasons, months, days, and adverbs of time; fire; counting and measurement; colors; clothing and personal adornment; sewing; hunting and fishing; tools; shelter; household and personal items; food; cooking and eating utensils; transportation; games and music; spiritual and sacred; non-material things; common conversational words; questions words; and direction and location words. (AMH)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Alphabets, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Definitions, Dictionaries, Language Research, Nouns, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary, Written Language
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska ($4.00)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.