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LINGUIST List 17.1921

Fri Jun 30 2006

Books: Language Description: Sara

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Ulrich Lueders, A Tri-Lingual Dictionary of Emberá-Spanish-English: Sara

Message 1: A Tri-Lingual Dictionary of Emberá-Spanish-English: Sara
Date: 28-Jun-2006
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: A Tri-Lingual Dictionary of Emberá-Spanish-English: Sara

Title: A Tri-Lingual Dictionary of Emberá-Spanish-English
Series Title: Languages of the World/Dictionaries 38
Published: 2006
Publisher: Lincom GmbH

Author: Solomon S.J. Sara, Georgetown University
Paperback: ISBN: 3895866725 Pages: 400 Price: Europe EURO 80.40

Emberá is a Central American Indian Language belonging to the Choco
grouping. It is Spoken in Panama, Colombia and Ecuador in unequal
proportions. This study is based on the Emberá dialect spoken in Panama.
Though the statistics vary, the number of native speakers is no more than
sixty thousand. In Panama, the number of speakers is no more than twenty
thousand. There are no studies in English on Emberá, and very few in

This dictionary is based on information and elicitations from the native
speaker Mr. Daniel Castañeda. This is the first attempt at a collection of
the basic lexical items of the language, and it is first in English and
Spanish. Mr. Castañeda is a bilingual speaker of Spanish and Emberá, with
limited fluency in English. All elicitations were done through the medium
of Spanish at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. while he was
residing in the area. For ease of use the dictionary is multi-directional,
i.e. Emberá-Spanish-English and Spanish-Emberá-English. Even though this
dialect differs from Chamí dialect, this dictionary can serve as a
companion to the grammar of Emberá by D.A. Licht, also published by LINCOM

Linguistic Field(s): Language Description

Subject Language(s): Emberá, Northern (emp)

Written In: English (eng )

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