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Date: 28-Mar-2012 From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de> Subject: The Mutsun Dialect of Costanoan Based on the Vocabulary of de la Cuesta: Mason E-mail this message to a friend
Title: The Mutsun Dialect of Costanoan Based on the Vocabulary of de la Cuesta
Series Title: LINCOM Americana
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
Author: J. Alden Mason
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862901944 Pages: 84 Price: Europe EURO 46.10
A century ago Father Felipe Arroyo de la Cuesta collected a mass of 2884 words, phrases, and sentences of the Mutsun Indians, spoken at his mission of San Juan Bautista near Monterey, California. He also composed a grammar of the Mutsun language, a branch of the Costanoan linguistic group.
The present paper consists of two parts, first an exposition of the etymological and morphological elements upon which the structure of the language is based, and second of a list of the various stems of all classes found in the material (Re-edition; originally published 1916 in Berkeley; written in English)
Native American languages
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