The Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems,Roots,and Affixes

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This second edition of the critically acclaimed dictionary originally published in 1989 adds more than 300 new entries and amplifies over 1000 others. The Blackfoot Dictionary is a comprehensive guide to the vocabulary of Blackfoot, an Algonquian language spoken by thousands in Alberta and Montana. It contains more than 4,000 Blackfoot-English entries and an English index of more than 5,000 entries, and provides thorough coverage of cultural terms. The transcription uses an official, technically accurate alphabet...

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Overview

This second edition of the critically acclaimed dictionary originally published in 1989 adds more than 300 new entries and amplifies over 1000 others. The Blackfoot Dictionary is a comprehensive guide to the vocabulary of Blackfoot, an Algonquian language spoken by thousands in Alberta and Montana. It contains more than 4,000 Blackfoot-English entries and an English index of more than 5,000 entries, and provides thorough coverage of cultural terms. The transcription uses an official, technically accurate alphabet and the authors have classified entries and selected examples based on more than 25 years of research.

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Editorial Reviews

Allan R. Taylor
'It is therefore a real pleasure to welcome the appearance of this dictionary, produced by a team with both technical expertise in linguistics and dictionary-making and excellent competence in the Blackfoot language.'
Paul Proulx
'A major contribution to Algonquian lexicography, a most welcome addition to the literature...It should have an honoured place on the bookshelf of everyone interested in the Western Algonquian languages.'
B.R. Johnson
'This dictionary, the first to be published in over 50 years, is a milestone.'
From the Publisher
'It is therefore a real pleasure to welcome the appearance of this dictionary, produced by a team with both technical expertise in linguistics and dictionary-making and excellent competence in the Blackfoot language.'

'A major contribution to Algonquian lexicography, a most welcome addition to the literature...It should have an honoured place on the bookshelf of everyone interested in the Western Algonquian languages.'

'This dictionary, the first to be published in over 50 years, is a milestone.'

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A guide to the vocabulary of Blackfoot, an Algonquin language spoken by thousands in Alberta and Montana, with some 4,000 Blackfoot-English entries, an English index of some 5,000 entries, and an appendix on the Blackfoot alphabet. This second edition adds 300 new entries and amplifies about 1,000 others. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802071361
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
  • Publication date: 9/28/1995
  • Edition description: Second edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 440
  • Sales rank: 1,419,587
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald G. Frantz is a professor of Native American Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Lethbridge.

Norma Jean Russell is a graduate of the Native American Studies program at University of Lethbridge, and is a native speaker of Blackfoot.

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