A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee / Edition 1

A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee / Edition 1

by Jack B. Martin, Margaret McKane Mauldin, Margaret McKane Mauldin
     
 

"This book represents what may be the optimal collaboration for work on Creek, between a linguist . . . and a native speaker. . . . The compilers of this dictionary have done a splendid job, providing maps, pictures, and illustrations that enhance the pleasure of consulting it."-Anthropological Linguistics. "Any tribe that is considering publishing a language… See more details below

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"This book represents what may be the optimal collaboration for work on Creek, between a linguist . . . and a native speaker. . . . The compilers of this dictionary have done a splendid job, providing maps, pictures, and illustrations that enhance the pleasure of consulting it."-Anthropological Linguistics. "Any tribe that is considering publishing a language dictionary would do well to browse this book as a possible model for the format."-American Indian Libraries.

The result of more than ten years of research, A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee draws on the expertise of a linguist and a native Creek speaker to yield the first modern dictionary of the Creek language of the southeastern United States. The dictionary contains over seven thousand Creek-English entries, over four thousand English-Creek entries, and over four hundred Creek place names in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Oklahoma. The volume also includes illustrations, a map, antonyms, dialects, stylistic information, word histories, and other useful reference material. Entries are given in both the traditional Creek spelling and a modern phonemic transcription. A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee is the standard reference work for the Creek language.

Jack B. Martin is an associate professor of English at the College of William and Mary and a specialist in southeastern Native languages. Margaret McKane Mauldin is an instructor of Creek at the University of Oklahoma.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803283022
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
910,368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

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