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Title: Tanacross Learners' Dictionary
Subtitle: Dihthâad Xt'een Iin Aanděg' Dínahtlǎa'
Written By: Irene Solomon Arnold
Rick Thoman
Gary Holton

The Tanacross Learners' Dictionary is a resource for students of Tanacross,
an Athabascan language spoken in eastern Alaska. The dictionary is a result
of a collaboration between Native speakers, linguists, and language
learners. The dictionary contains about 2000 English headwords with nearly
4500 Tanacross words and example sentences, as well as numerous examples of
verb paradigms. The dictionary includes a brief introduction to Tanacross
grammar, as well as a guide to the Tanacross writing system. As an
additional guide to pronunciation, dictionary users can access nearly 4000
accompanying audio recordings on the Alaska Native Language Center web site

Mrs. Irene Solomon Arnold is the author of numerous books and resources for
the Tanacross language. A Native speaker of Tanacross and trained Native
language educator, she has taught Tanacross language classes at the
University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Yukon Native Language Centre.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Alaska Native Language Center
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): Tanacross
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781555000981
Pages: 349
Prices: U.S. $ 25.00