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Books: The Language of the Salinan Indians: Mason

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Date: 16-Jul-2012
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Subject: The Language of the Salinan Indians: Mason
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Title: The Language of the Salinan Indians Series Title: LINCOM Americana 10 Published: 2.012E+003 Publisher: Lincom GmbH

Author: J. Alden Mason Paperback: ISBN: 9783862901937 Pages: 158 Price: Europe EURO 55.10

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 AntoniaƱo and a MigueleƱo Indian.

Contents: Phonology, phonetic processes, morphology, texts, vocabulary.

(Re-edition; originally published 1918 in Berkeley; written in English)

Linguistic Field(s): Amerindian                             Language Documentation                             Typology
Subject Language(s): Salinan (sln)
Written In: English (eng)

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