LINGUIST List 27.2035

Tue May 03 2016

Books: Ute Dictionary: Givón, Casias, Peabody, Cloud

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>


Date: 08-Apr-2016
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Ute Dictionary: Givón, Casias, Peabody, Cloud
E-mail this message to a friend

Title: Ute Dictionary
Series Title: Culture and Language Use 15
Published: 2016
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/clu.15

Author: T. Givón
Author: Pear Casias
Author: Vida Peabody
Author: Mary Inez Cloud
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027268396 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 36.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027268396 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 54.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027268396 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 30.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202987 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 92.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202987 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 116.60
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202987 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 165.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027202994 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 38.16
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027202994 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 54.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027202994 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 30.00
Abstract:

This third volume of our Ute language collection contains the Ute dictionary. It opens with several introductory chapters that link the dictionary to our Ute Reference Grammar (2011) and explain the structure and use of the dictionary. The bulk of the information on the meaning and usage of Ute words is then given in the Ute-English part. The English-Ute part, next, serves primarily as a search-and-reference tool. A short section on traditional semantic-cultural fields follows. Ute is a Northern Uto-Aztecan language of the Numic sub-family. Together with its northern dialects (Southern Paiute, Uintah, White River), it should be considered a single language, Núuchi ("of the people") or Núu-'apaghapi ("the people's speech"). While our work was done primarily in the southern dialects (Southern Ute, Ute Mountain, Uncompaghre), we have included as many words as could be safely extracted from Powel's and Smith's work on the northern dialects, as well as some from Sapir's work (1931) on Northern Ute, adjusting them to Southern-dialect pronunciation. This brings the work as close as one could hope, at this time, to a comprehensive all-Ute dictionary, a task that yet remains to be done. We have tried to emphasize in the Ute-English entries the historical and derivational connectivity of Ute vocabulary and its gradual growth and expansion. This is also underscored in the introductory chapter on word derivation. While this work remains incomplete, we hope it can be some day expanded into an all-inclusive Ute dictionary, and will help the people – Núuchiu – preserve their language and culture.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
                            Lexicography

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Paiute, Northern (pao)
                            Ute-Southern Paiute (ute)
Language Family(ies): Northern Uto-Aztecan

Written In: English (eng)

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=100813


---------------------------------- Publishing Partner ----------------------------------
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org

----------------------------- Major Supporting Publishers -----------------------------
Akademie Verlag GmbH http://www.oldenbourg-verlag.de/akademie-verlag
Bloomsbury Linguistics (formerly Continuum Linguistics) http://www.bloomsbury.com
Brill http://www.brill.nl
Cambridge Scholars Publishing http://www.c-s-p.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Classiques Garnier http://www.classiques-garnier.com/
De Gruyter Mouton http://www.degruyter.com/
Edinburgh University Press http://www.euppublishing.com
Elsevier Ltd http://www.elsevier.com/
Equinox Publishing Ltd http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association (ELRA) http://www.elra.info/
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu/
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom-shop.eu/
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG http://www.narr.de/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com/
Peter Lang AG http://www.peterlang.com/
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com/
University of Toronto Press http://www.utpjournals.com/
Wiley-Blackwell http://www.wiley.com/

--------------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ---------------------------
Association of Editors of the Journal of Portuguese Linguistics http://www.fl.ul.pt/revistas/JPL/JPLweb.htm
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra.ua.ac.be/
Linguistic Association of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
Morgan & Claypool Publishers http://www.morganclaypool.com/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke (LOT) http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Seoul National University http://j-cs.org/index/index.php
SIL International Publications http://www.sil.org/resources/publications
Universitat Jaume I http://www.uji.es/CA/publ/
University of Nebraska Press http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

Page Updated: 03-May-2016