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Title: The Chimariko Indians and Language
Written By: Roland B. Dixon
Series Title: LINCOM Americana

The material upon which the following sketch of the Chimariko language is
based, was collected in the summer of 1906 on the New River, and at Willow
Creek or China Flat, in Trinity County, California. The bulk of the material was
obtained from Mrs. Dyer, probably the last full-blood Chimariko survivor, and
from Friday, who, although not of Chimariko decsent, spoke the language
fluently (from the introduction).

Contents: Culture, Language (Phonetics, Reduplication, Composition, Pronoun,
Noun, Verb, Adjective, Numerals, Conectives, Order fo Words, Texts,
Sentences, Vocabulary). (Re-edition; originally published 1910 in Berkeley;
written in English)

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Native American languages
Subject Language(s): Chimariko
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862901715
Pages: 92
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