ERIC Number: ED395490
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
North Slope Inupiaq Grammar, First Year. Third Edition, Revised, with Supplement: North Slope Inupiaq Dialogues.
MacLean, Edna Ahgeak
The text covers the phonology and grammar of the variety of Inupiaq, an Eskimo language, spoken in northwestern Alaska. A introductory section explains and maps the geographic distribution of Inupiaq dialects. Subsequent chapters address these topics: pronunciation; phonological processes in Inupiaq; Inupiaq morphology; intransitive verbs; absolutive nouns; intransitive verbs and indefinite objects; locative, terminalis, and ablative noun cases; transitive verbs; relative nouns and interrogative pronouns; possessed absolutive nouns; modalis, vialis, and similaris noun cases; transitive indicative and interrogative moods; and demonstrative pronouns. Three glossaries (stems, postbases and enclitics, and endings) are appended and the grammar's contents are indexed. The separate 13-page supplement contains a series of 13 North Slope Inupiaq dialogues, with morpheme analysis. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Dialogs (Language), Glossaries, Grammar, Inupiaq, Language Patterns, Morphology (Languages), Phonology, Pronunciation, Regional Dialects, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 900111, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0120.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska