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Title: The Language of the Salinan Indians
Written By: J. Alden Mason
Series Title: LINCOM Americana 10
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This study of the dialects composing the Salinan linguistic group was begun in September, 1910, when the author made a visit to the neighborhood of the old Mission of San Antonio in Monterey County, where live the few remaining members of the group. In 1916 the author collected a series of mythological texts from an Antoniaño and a Migueleño Indian. Contents: Phonology, phonetic processes, morphology, texts, vocabulary. (Re-edition; originally published 1918 in Berkeley; written in English)

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Typology
Amerindian
Subject Language(s): Salinan
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862901937
Pages: 158
Prices: Europe EURO 55.10